Rebecca is a New York State licensed Doctor of Physical Therapy. She earned her doctoral degree from New York University. She received her bachelor’s degree in Economics from the University of Michigan, with a focus on Pre-Physical Therapy. Before working at the Manhattan Star Academy, Rebecca worked at the YAI/NYL Clearview School, a special education preschool in Queens. She enjoys working in a school environment as part of a collaborative team to help meet the individual goals of each child. The most rewarding part of her job is helping children achieve new gross motor skills and then seeing them proud of themselves for those accomplishments. Rebecca enjoys having an impact on children at a young age and teaching them skills to use in their natural environments, whether at school or at home.