A Message From the Executive Director

Welcome to The Phoenix Center website! One of The Phoenix Center’s core values is that each and every student is someone’s son or daughter – someone’s very special person. Our parents have entrusted me as the Executive Director to develop and oversee programs that will uncover the full potential of their children and it is my honor to continue to serve this educational community.

Helping students and their families is what we do best. It is our privilege to unwrap the many gifts and talents our students have. Our dedicated staff join together, with integrity and honesty, side-by-side with our students in order to meet their individual needs. The partnership we have with our families and school districts helps our students realize and reach their full potential. As parents have commented, “From the very first visit to The Phoenix Center, we felt this is the right place. Phoenix is a warm, welcoming school with a staff of extraordinarily caring and loving people – people who will go the extra mile, do more than expected, and make you feel like family…

I invite you to click on the video below. Share our story and believe in our future… Thank you.

We wanted to share this video and feature article that appeared in NorthJersey.com about our Community Based Instruction (CBI) and our student employment program. We are proud to be recognized by the press as having a unique approach to serving the educational, behavioral and therapeutic needs of students with autism, multiple disabilities, behavioral and intellectual […]

Special needs students gain shopping experience

On September 9th, The Phoenix Center hosted a picnic attended by 150 families and volunteers in Kingsland Park in Nutley, NJ that enabled students and families of the school to enjoy a rare privilege—a family picnic in a public park, with BBQ’ed goodies and activities, and a rare chance to meet and have fun in a safe and accepting […]

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