This is a  staff list for Maryville Academy in Des Plaines, IL  (Also in cities of Chicago, Bartlett, and Durand (slave farm for women))

(we are working to acquire the complete records for ALL years)


We advise current and/or former staff to report any abuses you may have witnessed while working at Maryville Academy.  For information on your rights and how to take action, visit you were fired or forced to resign because you opposed any illegal and/or unethical practices at Maryville Academy, you have the right to take action.


If you were harmed (family or survivor) by Maryville Academy, please contact if you remember the long-term employees and from which years.This will help!†  Also, if you recognize any of these staff as having worked at another program, please send in any information about their past or present employment at other facilities and/or cults.



Please donít place your loved one in Maryville Academy and rescue them if they are there now. 




Additional Information
Joseph O'Connor Leadership Team Director of Pastoral Services.  Maryville Academy is a "faith-based" program.*1
Shiraz Butt Leadership Team Medical Director--Began working at Maryville in June, 2009.*
Teresa A. Maganzini Leadership Team Adminstrator/Division Director*
Craig Maki Family Support/Residential Maki has worked at Maryville since 1999.*
Evelyn Smith Family Support/Residential Program Director for following: 
Maryville Casa Imani
Maryville Casa Salama
Maryville St. George Program
Maryville Scott Nolan Center Residential Treatment Center  Smith has worked for Maryville since 1991.
Nina Aliprandi Family Support/Residential Aliprandi has been at Maryville since 1986.  Program Director for following:
Maryville Children's Healthcare Center
Maryville Crisis Nursery
Maryville Farm Campus for Young Women
Maryville John and Mary Madden Center
Susan Miller Family Support/ Residential Miller has worked at Maryville since 2005.*
Junior Board Quote from Maryville's website suggesting it is a money-making scam/cult as of July 18th, 2009, "The Junior Board is a group of enthusiastic volunteers who serve as ambassadors and spirited fundraisers, dedicated to the promotion of Maryville Academyís mission."
Other Affiliations   American Association of Children's Residential Centers

Catholic Charities--Chicago

Catholic Charities--USA

Council on Accreditation

Child Care Association of Illinois

Child Welfare League of America

Illinois Catholic Health Association

Joint Commission(JCAHO)

*(Maryville Academy, like many other programs in this industry, keeps a "tight lid" on any specific information regarding their staff, qualifications, and practices.  Please contact us with the names of any staff of which you have firsthand knowledge or experience.  Thank you for your help.)
HEAL has received one e-mail report regarding alleged abuse at this facility.  The person appeared to have been in both Maryville Academy and Sleezer Youth Home.  Sleezer is confirmedly abusive. 
HEAL submitted a request for additional information from Maryville Academy on October 11th, 2010.
Confirmedly abusive, including sexual abuse and rape of boys and girls.  See:


 Last Updated: November 2nd, 2010

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