Brooke brings more than 25 years of leadership and strategy to her role as Senior Director of Rehabilitation Services at both teli and The Children’s Institute of Pittsburgh. The affiliation between teli and The Children’s Institute combines strengths, provides better access to care, and serves even more children and families across the region as a lifelong partner.
Brooke earned her master’s degree in physical therapy from Chatham University and has experience in a variety of settings including approved private school, early intervention, adult home care, and inpatient and outpatient pediatric rehabilitation service areas. With a range of pediatric expertise, Brooke’s passion and focus on the health and well-being of children and families shines through as she provides clinical leadership and supports the work of the teli therapy team.
Tracy is a long-time teli employee with a Bachelor’s degree in Speech and Hearing and a minor in Special Education Edinboro University. She received her M.Ed from the University of Pittsburgh. Tracy started as a speech therapist at one of teli’s original preschool sites and over the years worked in teli’s various programs.
When “Early Intervention” was being introduced in Pennsylvania, Tracy was presented with an opportunity to participate in one of the first training programs through Pitt. In its early years, this was a game-changer in the way teli was able to serve families with infants and toddlers with developmental challenges. Over her years with teli, Tracy has advance through the organization in a variety of supervisory positions and is currently the Director of Early Intervention. In this role she oversees teli’s therapists and the programming. Tracy is devoted to teli and its mission of partnering with families so that their children may flourish.