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1202, 2017

GPA’s Instructional Framework Recognized as Evidence-based

February 12th, 2017|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , |

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration's National Registry of Evidence-based Programs and Practices (NREPP) has included the comprehensive model of care used by Garfield Park Academy, the Teaching-Family Model (TFM), as a promising evidence-based practice.

302, 2017

GPA Professionals of the Year

February 3rd, 2017|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , |

ASAH, a not-for-profit organization comprised of private schools and agencies that provide highly specialized services to children with disabilities in New Jersey, has awarded two GPA staff members with the organization's Special Education Professionals of the Year Awards. Sheri Roseman, a GPA Art Therapist with twenty years of experience at our school, was named ASAH's [...]

2001, 2017

Author Christine Leronimo to Visit GPA

January 20th, 2017|Categories: News|Tags: , |

West Jersey Reading Council will host an author visit at Garfield Park Academy on Thursday, February 16, 2017. Christine Ieronimo will speak about her book, A Thirst for Home - A Story of Water Across the World. A first-time author, Ieronimo draws on her personal experience traveling to Ethiopia to adopt her daughter, telling a [...]

112, 2016

Wiggle Room Helps Make Learning Easier

December 1st, 2016|Categories: News|Tags: , , , |

For many students with ADHD, learning disabilities, and autism, excess physical energy can be distracting in the classroom. When the expectation is that students remain still and seated, sensory integration dysregulation issues can look like a behavioral problem. GPA has helped solve the problem with new sensory-friendly classrooms.

2611, 2016

Momentum Transition Program Internship

November 26th, 2016|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , |

Twice a week, Dan, who is on track for a June, 2017 graduation, dons his uniform to go to Meineke. There, he works under the supervision of another mechanic as an intern. A job coach from GPA attends with him, helping Dan adjust to new situations, and acting as a ‘go-between” to help him problem-solve and interpret work situations.

111, 2016

STEPS Program Community Events 2016-17

November 1st, 2016|Categories: News|Tags: , , , |

Download the Event Flyer The following events are sponsored by STEPS, FREE of charge, and open to all. All events will be held at the STEPS program's location at Garfield Park Academy, 24 Glenolden Lane, Willingboro, NJ. Please stay and meet the STEPS staff and learn more about the STEPS program. For more [...]

2709, 2016

GPA’s TFA 2016 Agency Distinguished Practitioner of the Year

September 27th, 2016|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , |

GPA Teacher Suzanne Sedarat has been awarded the Teaching Family Association's Agency Distinguished Practitioner of the Year Award. The award is presented to individual TFA Member Agency staff for exemplifying the dedication and commitment required to establish and maintain a high-level model of evidence-based and effective care. Congratulations Suzanne!

2006, 2016

GPA’s Brittany Harmening Named West Jersey Reading Council President

June 20th, 2016|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , |

On May 25, 2016, Brittany Harmening was installed as the new president elect for the West Jersey Reading Council.  West Jersey Reading Council strives to promote literacy in Burlington and Camden counties through professional development, active membership, partnership with the International Literacy Association and the New Jersey Literacy Association, and dissemination of pertinent research and [...]