Training & Resources for Faith-Based Organizations

Improving Inclusion & Access

for People with Disabilities

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Uniting a passion for faith and inclusion

We equip and empower clergy, staff, and volunteers to serve people with diverse needs and abilities effectively in churches, schools and other faith-based organizations. We help you develop skills and strategies without maxing out on time or causing a strain on resources.



Our mission is to help you have the confidence and capacity to serve those with diverse abilities in your place of worship. Our team has years of experience in both ministry and education. We are experts in helping you elevate inclusive practices for people with disabilities without putting a strain on your time or resources. From one non-profit to another, we will meet you and walk alongside you. 

Advocating for Access

We have the resources you need to take your ministry further.

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Meet Our Advisory Board

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Ashley Arominski

Ashley is a Campus Minister at a Private High School. One of her passions is experiencing music, art, and culture in a space of creativity through the lens of faith, truth, beauty, and goodness. 

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Brittany Crumbling

Brittany is a School Counselor and MTSS Lead. One of her passions is advocating for students of color and students from low socioeconomic backgrounds by consulting with teachers, staff and administration to promote an inclusive school community. 

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Ashley Shuler

Ashley is a Project Lead for the Federal Government, runs her own Consulting Business, and serves on the Board of various humanitarian organizations. One of her passions is providing resources, access, and community to underrepresented populations. 

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Sarah Schmitt

Director

Sarah is an Educational and Behavioral Consultant. She has been a Consultant and Coach for just short of a decade and a Disability-Inclusive Educator prior to that. Sarah completed an undergraduate degree at Franciscan University of Steubenville and a Master's at George Mason University. Sarah's work has primarily focused on behavior, social-emotional learning, and inclusion. She is a certified trainer in crisis prevention and utilizes trauma-informed supports, behavior analysis, and mental and social-emotional wellness strategies in her coaching and training.

 

Sarah has worked and volunteered in various roles in education and ministry for 18 years. Her experience in ministry ranges widely in various volunteer and work roles, as well as, various types of ministry from youth ministry to liturgy and worship. One of her passions is advocating for the full inclusion and access of people with disabilities so that everyone can experience true community and belonging.

We are so grateful to have you as part of our mission! Donations provide clergy, staff and volunteers access to resources & training materials and promotes a more inclusive and equitable ministry. Every penny that Witness to Dignity receives goes directly into advancing the mission and vision. We are a federally approved 501 (c) (3) and your donation is tax deductible. If you would like to donate, please click on the secure link.

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