Full-Time Faculty

Brooke Upson

Medical Assisting Instructor

Brooke is a graduate of Gibbs College with a Medical Assisting degree.  She went on to pursue a Bachelors in Sociology from UMASS Boston. Brooke has 14 years of medical assisting experience which began in a pediatrician’s office.  She was also employed at Children’s Hospital in Boston and most recently at Mass General Hospital.  Brooke…

Danielle Taylor, CDA, RDH, BS, MA

Dental Assisting Program Director

Danielle started her dental career in high school as a student intern and later attended the same school for dental assisting. She worked as a Certified Dental Assistant for 11 years before pursuing a career in dental hygiene. Danielle is a graduate of Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Allied Health (MCPHS University)/ Forsyth School of…

Angelica Corcoran, RDH, BS, PHDH

Dental Assisting Instructor

Angelica Corcoran, RDH, BS, PHDH, has more than 19 years of experience in dentistry, merging incredible technical knowledge and clinical skill set with her natural sensibilities of compassionate patient care and inspiring leadership. She ascribes to the partnership style of coaching and mentoring, taking a holistic and systemic approach to oral health that includes nutritional…

Donna Becker

Business Technology Instructor

Donna comes to STI with a diverse background in business and education.  She earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in both Finance and Economics at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst.  Donna has made an easy transition from her position at Southeastern Regional Vocational Technical High School over to STI., where she currently teaches business…

Darlene DiBona

Practical Nurse, Instructor

Ms. DiBona is a graduate of Curry College. In 2014 she graduated with her MSN and was a Member of Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Nursing Society.  She had already achieved her BSN from Curry in 2012 and an Associates Degree from Laboure College. Ms. DiBona is a full-time Practical Nurse instructor at STI. She has extensive…

Carol Miller, MS, RN

Practical Nursing, Instructor

Carol joined the STI team in September 2011. Carol earned an AS from Quincy College, a BS in Nursing from University of Massachusetts, Boston, and a MS from University of Massachusetts, Amherst. Carol worked at Quincy Medical Center from 2000 – 2010 with experience in the Emergency Department, Medical/Surgical Unit and Transitional Care. She then worked at Milton Hospital…

Susan Beer, M.Ed., CMA (AAMA)

Medical Assisting, Director

Mrs. Beer is a graduate of Bridgewater State University where she earned a Bachelor’s degree in Education. She is also a member of the American Association of Medical Assistants and is a Certified Medical Assistant, CMA (AAMA). She recently completed a Master’s degree in Occupational Education from Fitchburg State University.  Mrs. Beer’s work experience spans forty years in the health care industry…

Jillian Waugh

Practical Nurse Instructor

I achieved my Bachelor of Arts in Management from Providence College in 2004 and my Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Curry College in 2006. After graduating, I worked at Norwood Hospital as an RN in 2006 then worked at South Shore Hospital as an RN from December of 2006- August 2013. While at SSH, I worked…