A Message From the Executive Director

Julie Mower at the podium

Welcome to The Phoenix Center. I invite you to explore our website to get an understanding of the scope of programs and services we provide to our students. Our Core Values and Mission illustrate our primary purpose – to serve our students and their families while providing cutting edge and highly customized educational, therapeutic, and transition services and supports.  Our parents have entrusted me as the Executive Director to develop and oversee the programs that will uncover the full potential of their children, and it is my honor to continue to serve this educational community.

Unwrapping the many gifts and talents our students have is at the heart of what we do at The Phoenix Center. Together with our dedicated staff and the partnerships we have with our parents and school districts, we prepare our students for life beyond the classroom.

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

Julie Mower, M.A.Ed., Executive Director

At New Jersey center for students with disabilities, many get one-on-one aides in emergency drills. By Leslie Brody Originally published: Oct. 21, 2018 9:00 a.m. ET As schools beef up security in an age of fear of campus shootings, a New Jersey center for the extremely disabled goes to extra lengths to practice for the unthinkable. […]

Students at the Phoenix Center

Check out the article, “The Phoenix Center: Helping students with disabilities reach their full potential” featured in ROI-NJ. http://www.roi-nj.com/2018/10/30/lifestyle/the-phoenix-center-helping-students-with-disabilities-reach-their-full-potential/

featured image from ROI-NJ article

Listen to the podcast “Profile of the Phoenix Center in Nutley, NJ” on 106.7 Lite FM’s weekly talk show with host Nina del Rio. The Phoenix Center was featured on the show for National Disability Employment Awareness Month. Our own Julie Mower talked about teaching life skills and the employment program. Listen on iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/profile-of-the-phoenix-center-in-nutley-nj/id1260609326?i=1000421782359&mt=2

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