Celeste Alexander, M.S., OTR/L

Celeste Alexander Portrait

Celeste Alexander, MS, OTR/L, joined the Brenau faculty in August 2014.  She holds a combination Bachelor and Master of Science Degree in Occupational Therapy from Brenau. She is proud to be a member of the inaugural class of 1999. Celeste also holds a Bachelor of Music Education degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and an Associate of Science degree in Occupational Therapy from Georgia Regents University (formerly Medical College of Georgia).  Since joining the Brenau faculty, Celeste has served in the various roles of instructor, clinical fieldwork educator and most recently, as an academic fieldwork coordinator.

Her work as a pediatric occupational therapist has included hospital, clinic, home and school settings. Celeste has extensive experience in recruitment, management and mentoring of school based occupational therapists and occupational therapist assistants throughout the Southeastern United States. Through her clinical work in school based intervention, she designed training programs to promote expanded knowledge and clinical excellence in the arena of school based occupational therapy intervention. In addition, she has collaborated with Brenau University and Kennesaw State University’s Career Services programs to promote occupational therapy careers to undergraduate and pre-allied health students. Her clinical interests include sensory processing disorders in children and adults, functional vision in school aged children and executive function skills in the learning disabled child.

Celeste is a native of Charlotte, North Carolina. Georgia became her home in 1994 when she met and later married her husband Stephen. Together, they enjoy raising their son Ian, spending time on the beach, and playing with their dog, Riley.