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Dearborn Academy’s leadership team is passionate about leading a school that students want to attend — where they value our strong community and know they can succeed. We are honored to work for our students, their families and our talented staff. Get to know us!

 

Professional Advisory Council

Dearborn Academy benefits from the advice and perspective of a Professional Advisory Council, which includes leading researchers and clinicians who work with children. Read more about our members of this council.

 

Anthony Bashir, Ph.D.

Clinician, teacher, researcher and developer of various groundbreaking methods for improving language and learning

 

Jane Holmes Bernstein, Ph.D.

Senior Associate in Psychology, Children’s Hospital Boston; Assistant Professor, Harvard Medical School

 

Robert Brooks, Ph.D.

Assistant Clinical Professor of Psychology, Harvard Medical School

 

Kevin Creeden, M.A., LMHC

Director of Assessment and Research, Whitney Academy

 

Edward Hallowell, M.D.

Founder, The Hallowell Center for Cognitive and Emotional Health

 

Nancy Rappaport, MD

Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School

 

Jessica Minehan, M.Ed., BCBA

Behavior Analyst, Author, Special Educator and Consultant to schools internationally 

 

John Ratey, Ph.D.

Associate Clinical Professor of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School

 

Lynn Sanford, LICSW

Interim Clinical Director, Trauma Center, Justice Resource Institute

 

Richard Weissbourd, Ph.D.

Lecturer, Harvard Graduate School of Education and Kennedy School of Government; Founder, ReadBoston and WriteBoston

 

Howard Rossman, Ph.D.

Psychologist in private practice, Lexington, Mass.; Former Director of Dearborn Academy