Janus Academy
staff directory

The Janus Academy was established in Calgary in 1997 to operate as an accredited, independent, non profit school to meet the unique educational needs of school-aged children with autism. The mission of the Janus Academy is to maximize the potential of each child with autism by enabling academic success and facilitating lifelong community integration.


Lorie Abernethy
MA, CFRE/ Executive Director
Paige McNeill
Program Director
Elementary School
Koren Trnka
Program Director
Jr./Sr. High School
Teresa Tram
Program Director / Fundraising Coordinator
Yolande Spencer
Training Coordinator
Lisa Gibb
Jr./Sr. High School Coordinator
Stacey Oliver
Ellie Streilein
Karli Martin
Program Coordinator / Administrative Assistant