In honor of Direct Support Professional Recognition Week (September 11-17, 2022). We are proud to take this opportunity to recognize the dedicated direct support professionals at Ada S. McKinley.

Sandra Pierce is being featured for her “excellence” in serving to people with intellectual and developmental disabilities as a Direct Service Professional within our Employment and Community Support Services program.

Learn more about Sandra in this short interview:

How long have you been working at Ada?
“4 ½ years.”

What is the most rewarding part of your job?
“Helping the persons served each day.”

What is something that you’ve learned working as a DSP?
“I have learned a lot about their different behaviors.”

What do you like to do when you’re not working?
“I enjoy working out, tending to my garden, sewing, and riding horses.”