By Linda Conlin, ABOC/NCLEC

I’m pleased to welcome two new contributors to Pro to Pro. Maryann Santos and Catherine Palmigiano will be sharing their insights on education and scribing for our multifaceted profession.

Maryann is the Program Director for Vision Care Technology at Goodwin College, East Hartford, Connecticut. She is a licensed optician and has achieved ABO Masters certification, as well as NCLEC. Maryann is passionate about opticianry and actively promotes the profession. You can find great information on her blog

Catherine is a Scribe and Edging/Dispensing Optician at Lakeside Vision, Hawley, Pennsylvania. She strives to improve the patient experience by keeping up with optical technology. Catherine worked as a production jeweler for over 10 years, and uses this experience with edging, repairs, and fashion forward eyewear trends.

We can look forward to their views from different aspects of the exciting field we share!