Esther B. Clark Schools
Transformative education for Bay Area students with emotional and behavioral challenges. Grades K-10.
EBC Schools serves K-10 students with emotional and behavioral challenges. Our team of professionals in education, behavior, and mental health services are uniquely positioned to holistically support our students in:
- Re-engaging in learning
- Developing positive behaviors and self-regulatory skills necessary for success in their next school placement
- Working through challenges in a structured, supported environment
- Recognizing positive outcomes of positive choices
Esther B. Clark Schools Success Story
Meet the EBC Leadership Team
Our team of educators and specialists are dedicated to providing support for emotional and behavioral challenges that students may be facing. For a complete listing of staff visit the EBC School Staff Directory on the CHC website.
Karen Moos, LCSW
Site Director, South Bay
Sarah Knepper, MEd
EDUCATIONAL SERVICES MANAGER
Scott Hanson, MS
Compliance Program Manager
Amy Tsai, PhD
Clinical Program Manager, South Bay
Casey Strauss, MA
Academic Program Manager, South Bay
Leeanne Merritt, LCSW
Clinical Program Manager, Palo Alto
Roya Afshar, MA
Academic Program Manager, Palo Alto
Behavior Program Manager, Palo Alto
Dana Acoba, MS, BCBA
BEHAVIOR Program Manager, SOUTH BAY
EBC School Calendar
School Accountability Report Card (SARC)
How We Help
At EBC, we can help. With the expertise of EBC’s program and staff, children with social-emotional challenges re-engage in learning and develop positive skills to transition back to a mainstream school environment.
Careers At EBC
EBC employs a wide range of professionals in the fields of education, behavior, mental health and related services seeking to make a difference in the lives of young people.
EBC has the most wonderful, kind, and skilled staff. I am so grateful for the work they have done with my son who was unable to function at school until EBC. Their help has changed life for our entire family.
—Parent of EBC School Student
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