Health & Counseling

Ana Ocasio

Health and Counseling

Ana graduated from UMASS Amherst with her Masters and Education Specialist degrees in Education and School Counseling. A born and raised Vermonter, Ana is very excited to be working with the students, teachers, and families at Academy School, and to be back in her home state! Ana's favorite thing about being a school counselor is having the opportunity to work with ALL Academy students on multiple levels, including providing short-term 1 on 1 support, as well as groups and classroom lessons.

Jody Mattulke

Health and Counseling

Jody Mattulke graduated from Keene State College with a Master's degree in Counseling/Consultation. As Academy's "Family Engagement and Educational Coordinator" also referred to as the "Family Outreach Liaison'', she expresses gratitude to be part of the Academy Family. Her opportunities to collaborate with families in the community, local organizations, and the Academy faculty are incredible experiences. "The relationships, learning, linking people and community resources, being part of Academy School, everything has been amazing." Jody can be reached by calling Academy School; 802-254-3743 x343, calling or texting her cell phone; 802-689-9009 or by email; jmattulke@wsesdvt.org.

Lori Macie, LICSW

Health and Counseling


Lori Macie received her Master’s Degree in social work and has more than ten years of experience as a compassionate social service worker and clinician, committed to assisting individuals towards improving their mental health and functioning. For ten years she worked for Health Care and Rehabilitation Services (HCRS) as a School-Based Clinician at Academy School. She was hired by Academy School beginning the 2021-2022 school year. She is a licensed independent clinical social worker as well as a licensed school social worker. She loves being part of the Academy School community! She works individually with students, as well as with their families. She collaborates with teachers and other school staff to help meet the emotional needs of students. She meets with students in small groups to promote individual growth through the group process. Group topics vary according to the needs of the student population. Along with the school counselor, she meets with groups of Kindergarten students throughout the school year, giving them the opportunity to meet all incoming students and the students the chance to meet them and engage in social skills activities with their classmates. Lori provides children a safe space and engages them in various treatment modalities based upon their needs.