Life-Changing Outcomes for Exceptional Kids

Transitions Program Staff

Jay Cohen, MEd 

Transitions Program Supervisor

jcohen@firstchildrenservices.com

(856) 888-1097 extension 321

Jay proudly joined the Transitions Program staff in 2014. Prior to this, he spent 44 years in public education. He taught at Simon Gratz High School in Philadelphia for 28 years and Cherry Hill High School East for 16 years. As valedictorian of his graduating class, he holds a Bachelor’s degree from La Salle University and a Master’s degree in Special Education from Temple University. As a trained concert pianist, having studied at Curtis Institute in Philadelphia with Rudolf Serkin, Jay served as chief pianist at Valley Forge Music Fair for ten years. He also served as Music Director of convention services at Caesar’s Hotel in Atlantic City for three years.

 

Katherine Fearon, LCSW

Transitions Program Social Worker

kfearon@firstchildrenservices.com

(856) 888-1097 extension 302

 

Lauren Jacob, LSW

Transitions Program Social Worker

ljacob@firstchildrenservices.com

(856) 888-1097 extension 325

 

Valerie Andrews

High School Teacher

vandrews@firstchildrenservices.com

 

Matt Bell, MEd

High School Teacher

mbell@firstchildrenservices.com

 

Magaret Chaput

Middle School Teacher

mchaput@firstchildrenservices.com

 

Colleen Ehret

High/Middle School Teacher

cehret@firstchildrenservices.com

 

Michael Schuld

High School Teacher

mschuld@firstchildrenservices.com

 

Hedley “Sandy” Thame

High School Teacher

sthame@firstchildrenservices.com

 

Linda Wander, MSEd

Middle School Teacher

lwander@firstchildrenservices.com