“Discovering the unique potential within every child is our mission.”
At P.G. Chambers School, “discovering potential” is at the heart of our mission, inspiring us to provide the best, most comprehensive special education and therapy programs for children with disabilities and developmental delays. P.G. Chambers School changes the lives of children by instilling a love of learning, encouraging independence, and most importantly, developing unshakable self-confidence.
P.G. Chambers School Goals
• To reach beyond best-practice and offer innovative services for children and families
• To continuously improve quality, collaboration, and sustainability
• To conscientiously prepare PGCS for the future
• To be effective advocates for children with disabilities
• To ensure that PGCS can meet the challenges of changing economic and educational environments through the development of resources
P.G. Chambers School is a community of diverse learners where each student learns in a different way, requires different supports, and has unique gifts to share.
The educational programs begin in early childhood, with an inclusive option for children with and without disabilities, six weeks to five years of age, through Kids Count Child Care. Programs continue with a singular focus on services for children with disabilities in the preschool, elementary, and middle school. These programs support students’ overall development and challenge their learning. At P.G. Chambers School, students make measurable improvements in all areas of the curriculum, develop confidence in their own abilities and, at the right time, participate in their community schools.
P.G. Chambers School is recognized, in New Jersey and across the nation, not only for the exceptional quality of its special education and therapy programs, but also for the training and continuing education that it provides for special educators, parents, therapists, and paraprofessionals. Based on the school mission of helping children reach their maximum potential, there is a strong commitment to preparing professionals and improving the expertise of those who work with this population.
P.G. Chambers School is one of the region’s most important nonprofit community organizations, earning the support of esteemed individuals from both the private and public sectors. It is also a first-choice referral for most area physicians, hospitals, school districts, and community social service agencies. The school’s programs reach children from a ten-county area of northern New Jersey.
For families of infants and toddlers with developmental delays and disabilities, Early Intervention (EI) is a lifeline of support. EI services build upon the natural learning opportunities that occur within the daily routine of a child and their family. A combination of developmental intervention, social work, physical therapy, occupational therapy,
Seasoned P.G. Chambers School speech therapists Dana Hall, CCC-SLP and Jennifer Jacobs, CCC-SLP have been supporting P.G Chambers School students with complex communication needs for more than 14 years. Dana and Jen are graduates of Penn State University with a passion for communication. Together they have lead numerous trainings
For P.G. Chambers School, fall doesn’t mean ‘back to school’ in the traditional sense. Our students attend school year round with breaks before summer session in June and again at the end of August. Somehow though, September still seems to mark a fresh start. This fall, there are firsts for