Kristine Quinby, M.Ed., BCBA, LBS
CEO, President & Founder

Kristine Quinby founded Potential Inc. in 2006. She is a Board-Certified Behavior Analyst with certification in Pennsylvania for elementary education and special education, and in New Jersey for elementary education.

Kristine currently serves and the President of the Potential Inc. Board of Directors. To find out more about her extensive experience working with families of individuals with special needs to help them achieve their full potential, click here.

In April 2010, The Springtime School opened its doors as a licensed private elementary school for children with autism, addressing a need in the community to serve children who have not been successful in any other program. At The Springtime School, we understand how to adjust educational programs to truly individualize the learning experience.

Karen Yosmanovich, M.Ed., BCBA, LBS
Clinical Manager

Karen Yosmanovich supervises all of the school staff. She holds a B.S. in English and Elementary Education from The College of New Jersey, an M.A. in Special Education from Rider University, and a Graduate ABA Certificate from Penn State University. Starting out at a private special education school in 1998, she has worked in both public and private schools as a teacher and a behavior analyst. A widely respected special education expert, Karen has presented extensively on an array of subjects and has many publications/presentations to her credit.    Additionally, she has taught courses on Positive Behavior Support and Autism to both graduate and undergraduate students at Rider University


Rachel Landers M.Ed BCBA
Middle School Teacher and Lead Teacher

Rachel obtained her PA Elementary Pre-K-4 teaching certificate and Special Education K-12 teaching certificate from Temple University. She obtained her Master’s in Education (concentration in Applied Behavior Analysis) from St. Joseph’s University. Rachel worked as a behavior technician at Potential prior to becoming a teacher. She is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst.

“My teaching philosophy aligns well with Potential Inc. and The Springtime School’s mission statement, I believe every student has the potential to achieve their full educational, social and emotional potential. I am committed to staying up to date in research and literature in the application of evidence approaches to help each of our learners lead a meaningful and successful life.”

Stephanie Heppard
Highschool Teacher

Stephanie graduated from Gwynedd-Mercy College with a bachelor’s degree in elementary and special education. She later obtained her grades 7-12 special education certification. Stephanie has experience as a classroom learning support, science teacher, in early intervention, and at Potential as an RBT. She is currently in a BCBA master’s program at Capella University and graduates in September 2021.

“I love seeing my students succeed; my favorite part of my job is seeing the self-pride that my students feel after they have completed a task that was initially challenging. In my spare time, I love to read, exercise, and do arts and crafts.”

Rachel Zbarsky M.Ed
Middle school Teacher

Rachel graduated from the University of Rochester with a bachelor’s degree in Psychology and a Master’s in Education. She additionally holds a Certificate of Advanced Study in Teaching Students with Disabilities. She worked as an RBT within Potential before becoming a teacher at the Springtime School.

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