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Createability Wisconsin

Changing Lives...One Film at a Time!

About Createability WI

Meet The Team!

Administrative Team Members

Masters of converting photos and videos into customer satisfaction

Debbie Armstrong

Founder & Director

Debbie Armstrong, Founder and Director of Createability Wisconsin, was an educator for over 15 years and has been working with children with disabilities over the past 30 years.  Besides teaching in both regular and special education programs, Debbie has worked alongside children and adults with Autism in intensive in-home programs and has also educated the community about people with disabilities.  She has provided education and training for child care centers, school districts, and parent groups.  Her diverse experience in working with children and adults with disabilities and special health care needs and their families helps her to create programs and treatment options that are creative and practical!

Tiffany Yapp

Multimedia Journalist & Videographer

Tiffany is a Multimedia journalist and Videographer.  Tiffany has 3 years experience as television producer for ABC’s local station WKOW 27.  She graduated from UW Oshkosh with a BS in Radio, TV, Film and Journalism and worked in both the local radio and tv station during her time at Oshkosh. After graduation she was a TV producer and the Director of Operations where she produced teaching videos for a financial management company. Besides her multimedia talents she has worked with children with Autism in intensive in-home programs. Tiffany’s skills in Film and knowledge of TV and working with individuals with Autism are invaluable to what she has to offer to Createability Wisconsin.

Justin Yapp

Entrepreneur & Master Storyteller

Justin is a freelance Videographer.  He is the owner of Yappography and Founder/Co-Owner of Shoreline Inclusive Camping.  He is also an entrepreneur and master storyteller who’s fantastic editing skills together with his creativity provides an incredible final product for his clients. His out of the box thinking helps clients create extremely unique and effective videos that help them reach their goals. He is a fervent outdoor enthusiast who is always looking for his next adventure whether for business, fun or for film.  Justin brings a wealth of skills and knowledge to Createability Wisconsin and is a great asset to the team.
 

Support Staff

Masters of converting photos and videos into customer satisfaction

Tanisha Lanae

Art Mentor

Tanisha is an interdisciplinary artist and curator with more than eight years of freelance art experience. She is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin-Madison holding an MA and an MFA with concentrations in graphics, printmaking, and textiles. Tanisha discovered her passion for working with underserved communities while as a client aide at the Oordhoeve health farm. Through studio art exploration, she helps the students of Camp Createability develop an understanding of visual art language and concepts while wanting nothing more than to see each aspiring artist thrive and succeed.

Krystal Bower

Job Coach

Krystal has been working with Createability Wisconsin for 7 years now. She started as a volunteer, and now she is a Job Coach for our students. She has worked with adults and children with disabilities for more than 10 years.

Conor

Film and Media Assistant

Conor
 

Support Staff

Masters of converting photos and videos into customer satisfaction

Elaine Menigo

Film Development Volunteer
Elaine is a recent graduate from the University of Wisconsin-Madison with a Bachelor's degree in Radio, Televison, Digital Communication, and Journalism.  

Tyler Gollakner

Film Development Mentor
Tyler brings over 5 years of experience in both autism health and digital media. 

Isabella Perego

Animation Mentor
Isabella is a recent graduate from California College of the Arts with a Bachelor's degree in Animation. She has a passion for stop motion animation.
 

Interns

Interns who market and develop the brand and assist in running events for Createability 

Spencer

Film Development & Social Media Intern
Spencer is a student at the University of Wisconsin-Madison studying Communication Arts.

Alicia Picard

Graphic Design/Marketing Intern
Alicia is a student at Edgewood College studying Graphic Design and Photography.

Open Position

Event Planning Intern
Contact Debbie Armstrong today for more information about this position. darmstrong.camp.createability@gmail.com
 

Vocational Employees

Employees who create art, convert photos and videos into customer satisfaction

Dylan

Digital Media Specialist
Dylan has been a member of our team for 3 years and has been attending Camp Createability for 7 years. He loves all things Disney and hopes to be co-CEO of Disney someday. 

Aaron

Artist
Aaron loves to create artwork.  He has been a member of our team for 2 and 1/2 years.

Ross

Artist
Ross loves to create artwork. He has been a member of our team for 2 and 1/2 years.

Vocational Training Students

Students learning skills to prepare themselves for future careers in the entertainment and art fields

Noah

Digital Media Student
Noah's dream is to become an animator some day.

John 

Digital Media Student
John's dream is to become an animator some day.

TBD

Artist
TBA

Derek

Digital Art Student
Derek is a painter and wants to get into graphic design some day.  He loves to draw, paint and design.

Tyler

Film Student
TBA
 

Vocational Training Students

Students learning skills to prepare themselves for future careers in the entertainment and art fields  

Nicole

Digital Art Student
Nicole is working on increasing her digital art skills.  She is interested in Anime and would like to learn to animate.

Kaylanni

Art Student
Kaylanni loves art and is working on increasing her skill level to be able to sell her artwork.

Darick

Film Student
Darick loves to write and is a great storyteller.  He is working on his film skills  

Elliot

Film Student
Elliot enjoys music and focuses on sound affects.  He is working on photoshop color corrections. 

Max

Stop Motion Student
Max enjoys making stop motion videos with his pop figurines.