Green Bean Director

Joscelyn Young
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Joscelyn studied Children's Theater at Bates College, where where she received her B.A, and completed her thesis in Children's Playwrighting. She has taught various theater workshops, camps, as well as directed productions, including those she has written. She was the first Watson Fellowship finalist recognized for children's theater and playwriting.

She additionally holds an M.S. in Professional Counseling (Substance Abuse & Mental Health) and practiced as a therapist with crisis adolescent, outpatient until she became a mother in 2012. Her love of the arts began early as she spent many hours in her mother's performing arts studios. She is now focused on bringing together her knowledge of theater and psychology to optimize the positive transformative powers that learning performing arts, specifically theater, can have on a child's self-esteem, courage and self-expression.

Joscelyn is a licensed Health Teacher in MA. Most recently, she has become a Breathe for Change 200-Hour Yoga Instructor and Social-Emotional Facilitation Facilitator. She is also the Program and Grant Coordinator for Blackstone Valley Education Foundation.

The Green Bean Project is grateful for their fabulous Board of Directors:
Erin Reid-Eriksen, Employment Attorney & GB Parent 
Telana Fairchild, Pediatrician at Kids on the Common
Annie Kerins, Equity Actress
Michelle Hutchinson, Kindergarten Teacher & Breathe for Change Yoga 
Kathy Hehir, Art Teacher   
Ashley Bregman, Associate Professor (Biology, Chemistry, Physics) & GB Parent    
Lotteman, Early Childhood Specialist and Administrator  
Brooke Chamberlain, Licensed Social Worker     

Amy DiDonna, Attorney for Educational Advocacy
Elyse Baumann, Director of Crystal Clear Minds & GB Parent  
Darlene Vittori, Pediatrician at Kids on the Common    
Melanie Guerin, Professor of Music at HARTT    


Green Bean Board

Green Bean Teachers

Kelli Deliso

The love of theater and the performing arts has always been a part of Kelli Deliso's life. Kelli trained as an actor, singer and dancer from age 4 through her college years at Boston Conservatory. As a member of the Actors' Equity Association Kelli performed on professional stages throughout New England as well as took part in film and commercial work. Kelli founded The Hampden Performing Arts Center and has taught, directed, written and produced children's theater workshops and productions throughout New England. Kelli has choreographed and taught dance for 20+ years and most recently, she has been certified to teach Let Your Yoga Dance.

Kathy Hehir

Twenty-six years of experience as an art educator in the town of Sutton; successfully creates and implements across district's standards based curriculum pre-12; Fine Arts Department Head Sutton; Founder and Director of Summer Art Camp established 2010.  (BFA Art Education).  Kathryn enjoys spending time with her four children, reading, cooking and museum trips. 

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Michelle Hutchinson

Certified Yoga and Breathe for Change Social-Emotional Group Facilitator

Sutton Kindergarten teacher

Currently pursuing advanced psychology degree