Faculty & Staff

The devoted, professional staff at the Granite Hill School has been working together for over 100 years of combined service.


Danielle Paranto, B.S., M.Ed.

Executive Director and Principal

Certified in Educational Leadership
Email: principal@granitehillschool.org

Sarah Attwood, M.S. in Applied Behavioral Analysis

Assistant Principal

Email: sarah@granitehillschool.org

Brooke Zimmer, M.Ed.

Special Education Director

Email: brooke@granitehillschool.org

Nina L. Albano, M.S., LCMHC


Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor (LCMHC)
Email: ninaalbano@orionhouse.org


The Granite Hill School’s teaching staff includes multiple Masters level instructors. All teachers hold a certification in a core content area or special education. Additionally, the school employs professional support staff to include a behavioral coach, a vocational trainer, a transitional coordinator, a reading specialist, and paraeducators who provide the one on one support students may need to be successful.