Mary Jo DeGrandi
Mary Jo DeGrandi is the Director of Admissions at the Academy at Swift River, a therapeutic boarding school located in western Massachusetts. For the past 20 years, Mary Jo has worked as an educator and clinician specializing in adolescents and families in many settings, including therapeutic boarding schools, therapeutic wilderness programs, and residential treatment centers, as well as in traditional and non-traditional academic environments. She brings this hands-on experience and understanding of the continuum of care for adolescents to her work with families. Her goal of providing the best information and guidance to families in need is supported by the philosophy of care within the Aspen Education Group, as well as by the professionalism and ethics of her colleagues who work for and with the Academy.