Director - Joel Rosenhaus
Joel Rosenhaus has an M.B.A. in Health Care and Finance from Suffolk University and an M.S.W. in Social Work from Boston College. He has extensive experience in the healthcare industry, and is the former Vice President of CRC Health Care Group and before that the Chief Operating Officer of the May Institute.
Education Director - Laura Miceli
Laura Miceli comes to Ivy Street School with 20 years of experiences in public schools as a principal, district administrator, state-level specialist, and teacher. Prior to this position, Laura served as principal at both the Paul A. Dever Elementary School and the Edward Everett Schools in the Boston Public Schools. She has also held positions of teacher, Assistant Housemaster, Director of School Improvement and Title I, and Director of Curriculum, Instruction and Professional Development. She earned a Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education from University of Massachusetts Boston, and two Master of Education degrees from Boston University in Reading and in Policy, Planning, and Administration. Laura is currently enrolled in the doctoral program at Northeastern University for Curriculum, Teaching, Learning, and Leadership.
Transition Coordinator - Brooke Howard, MS, OTR/L
Brooke has a Master's degree in Occupational Therapy from Sargent College at Boston University and an undergraduate degree in neuroscience from Oberlin College. Brooke has worked as an Occupational Therapist with children and adolescents in early intervention, inpatient, outpatient and school-based settings since she was licensed in 2005. Before coming to Ivy Street, she worked in inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation and supervised the outpatient program at Franciscan Hospital for Children. Brooke also worked as an adjunct faculty in the Occupational Therapy department at Sargent College from 2010-2014. Brooke has been at Ivy Street since 2009 and was a founding member of the transition classroom.
Clinical Director - Ashley Constantine, MSW, LICSW
Ashley has a Master's degree in Social Work from Boston College, a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from the College of the Holy Cross, and is currently a Licensed School Adjustment Counselor. Prior to joining the Ivy Street School team in February 2016, Ashley spent approximately 3 years at the NFI Worcester IRTP as a Clinical Director and Clinician as well as several years working at the Walker Home and School in Needham. Throughout her career, Ashley has over 8 years of experience working in residential, public, and private schools with students who have behavioral health needs and are on the autism spectrum. Ashley also provides outpatient services to youth and their families through her private practice.
Assistant Clinical Director - Clarese Deibel, MSW, LICSW
In April 2014, Clarese began as our newest staff clinician at the Ivy Street School. Clarese graduated with her Masters in Social Work from Columbia University, with a focus on health, mental health, and disabilities. Since her undergraduate career, Clarese has worked with children, adolescents, and families in an array of settings including early intervention, public schools, child protection, as well as inpatient and outpatient hospital settings. In December 2014, Clarese earned her LICSW, and will begin supervising our clinical interns. Clarese co-leads Theater Group at Wheelock College, and is looking forward to their wonderful performance at Extravaganza. Clarese enjoys being part of the therapeutic milieu, supporting students and their families here at the Ivy Street School.
Admissions Director – Tunzel Hayes
Tunzel Hayes joined the staff in 2002, spearheading the creation of the Vocational Program and serving as the Vocational Department Director until she was asked to become the Ivy Street School Admissions Director in 2010. She has a B.A. in English from Portland State University and a Master's in Writing. She is also a lecturer in Boston University's writing program. Tunzel lends her experience as an educator, having worked with our students for years, to her admissions role.