Wyckoff Educator Appointed to Board of Directors of The Phoenix Center
Wyckoff, NJ - Wyckoff resident Jennifer MacKay was recently appointed to the Board of Directors of The Phoenix Center, a state-approved private school serving students with developmental disabilities.
MacKay is a Special Education Teacher at Ramapo High School serving as a coordinator and transition program teacher of students with disabilities. Active in her field, MacKay is a member of the Council for Exceptional Children (CEC), the New Jersey Education Association (NJEA) and the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development (ASCD). She holds a B.S. in Education from Gwynedd-Mercy College, an M.S. in Instructional Design from Western Governors University, and M.S in Educational Leadership from the College of St. Elizabeth. She is currently pursuing an Ed.D in Educational Leadership from College of St. Elizabeth.
"We are thrilled to welcome Jennifer MacKay to our board," said Dr. Geralidine Gibbia, co-founder and executive director of The Phoenix Center. "Talented volunteers like Jen are the backbone of our Center. She brings a unique perspective and expertise."
Now in its 20th year, The Phoenix Center is a private, not for profit school in Nutley, NJ serving children with autism and other developmental disabilities from nearly 70 towns throughout northeastern New Jersey. Students who attend the Center are placed by their school districts and attend at no cost to parents. For more information, visit www.phoenixcenterinc.com.