Contact Us


Contact Us


Holy Childhood

Office Hours: Monday – Friday 8:30 A.M. – 4:00 P.M. 

100 Groton Parkway - Rochester, NY 14623

Phone: (585) 359-3710 - Fax: (585) 359-3722

Confidential Health Center Fax: (585) 359-2372



President and Chief Executive Officer:  Donna Dedee, ext. 135

Chief Financial Officer:  Diane Syta, ext. 134

Director of Bakery Operations: Joe Perdicho, 585-359-BAKE (2253)

Director of Human Resources: Karen Fairhead, ext. 122

Director of Quality Assurance and Compliance: Beth Hopkins, ext. 137

Director of Development: Brian Wirth, ext. 140

Director of Programs & Services: Amy Popeck, ext. 124

Director of School Program: David Halpern, ext. 127 

Manager of Day and Employment Services: Teronce Holiday, ext. 123

Development Office:

Director of DevelopmentBrian Wirth, ext. 140
Coordinator of Special Events and Fundraising: Brittany Neumann, ext. 169
Public Relations Manager and Media InquiriesLaurie Otto, ext. 144
Development Assistant and General InquiriesRose Marie Pape, ext. 131


Health Office - for student/adult medical concerns Sue Rosso, RN ext. 111, Heather Qutermous, RN ext. 130 or Andrea Garling, RN ext. 112

Confidential Health Center Fax:(585)359-2372


School Program:

David Halpern, Director, ext. 127
Kathy Miller, Assistant Director, ext. 126


Special Touch Bakery:

For pie availability, please call the bakery during business hours: Phone: 585-359-BAKE (2253) 

For commercial orders and new accounts contact: Sharron Jarvis, Procurement Specialist, Tues. - Thurs. (voicemail checked daily). Potential new retail customers will receive a free pie with appointment.
Phone: 585-359-BAKE (2253), ext. 309

Partners With Industry: 
Dan Tortora, Production Supervisor
Direct Line: (585) 334-7570, Fax: (585) 359-2291

Woodworking Shop:
Jeff Lane, Vocational Instructor, ext. 152
Mark Aldridge, Vocational Aide, ext. 149

Respite and Recreation:
Manager, Tim Baird, ext. 168

Afterschool Respite and Respite Camp:
Megan Mihevc, ext. 173