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Leadership Team

Co-Director of the Next Step Program; Speech-language Pathologist at the Manville School
Matthew Arnold, M.S., CCC-SLP is a Speech-language Pathologist at the Manville School, where he has run small and large groups focused on social cognition, pragmatics, and problem solving, for the past fourteen years.  During his time at the Manville School, Mr. Arnold has honed his abilities in assessing and providing effective interventions for many students with ASD.  A recipient of the Cotsen Award for Excellence in Teaching Students with Asperger's Syndrome, Mr. Arnold has participated on Full Bio...
Andrew Cedrone
Co-Director of the Next Step Program; Associate Director of the Summer Enrichment Institute
Andrew Cedrone is a licensed mental health counselor and school adjustment counselor in Wakefield Massachusetts, where he runs the therapeutic learning center at Galvin Middle School. He graduated from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst with a B.A in Psychology and received his MEd in mental health counseling from the University of Massachusetts at Boston. Mr. Cedrone has spent his entire career supporting and teaching social emotional learning skills in school settings and consults Full Bio...
Dr. Sue Woodward
Co-Director of the Next Step Program
Dr. Woodward is currently Co-Director of the NEXT STEP: College Success & Independent Living Program. She is formerly the Director of Clinical Services at Judge Baker Children's Center.   Dr. Woodward graduated from Stanford University with a B.A. in Human Biology and received her Ph.D. in Psychology from Harvard University. She completed practicum and internship training at the Cambridge Youth Guidance Center and the Brookline Community Mental Health Center. Dr. Woodward specializes in Full Bio...