A school delivering a language-based program for students grades 5-12 with complex profiles.


Executive Director


Tufts University, BA in English Literature and Child Study

Harvard University, School of Extension, Master of Liberal Arts Concentration in English

Northeastern University, PhD in English Literature


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Amy Davis

Middle School Principal


Syracuse University, B.A., Psychology and minor in Special Education

Boston College, M.A., Counseling Psychology

Cambridge College, C.A.G.S., Counseling Psychology

adavis@learningprep.org | ext. 407

Jennifer Thorell

High School Principal


SUNY Albany, MSW

Regents College, UK

University of New Hampshire, B.A., Psychology

jthorell@learningprep.org | ext. 300

Dave Morrissette

Chief Financial Officer


Accountancy, Bentley College, B. S.

dmorrissette@learningprep.org | ext. 210

Gretchen Petersen

Chief Operating Officer


Simmons College School of Social Work, MSW

Framingham State University, B.A.

gpetersen@learningprep.org | ext. 310

Susan S. Powers

Dean of Students


Master of Arts in Counseling Psychology, Clinical Counseling Specialty

Massachusetts Licensed School Adjustment Counselor

University of Massachusetts, Amherst, B.S., Psychology

spowers@learningprep.org | ext. 406

Korina Martin

Director of Admissions & Marketing


University of New Hampshire, B.A., Psychology

kmartin@learningprep.org | ext. 226

Alex S. Magay

Director of Development & Alumni Affairs


University of Massachusetts, Amherst, M.A. Ed. Admin.

University of Massachusetts, Amherst, B. A. Fine Arts

amagay@learningprep.org | ext. 262

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