VALLEY FORGE SPECIALIZED EDUCATIONAL SERVICES CORPORATION

Rating: 5 stars   1 review

Issues: Education

Location: 1777 North Valley Rd PO Box 730 Paoli PA 19301 USA

Mission: From its establishment over 45 years ago, The Vanguard School has dedicated itself to sustaining an environment where students can reach their full potential, where teachers value each child for her/his uniqueness, and where success is measured by students? confidence and self-sufficiency. Vanguard provides comprehensive special education services in a highly personalized setting by emphasizing and integrating academic learning and advanced life skills. The school explores and implements novel individualized approaches along with a solid curriculum to foster significant educational and social accomplishments in its students. The ultimate purpose is to have each student become an independent, productive, and happy member of society.
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Rating: 5 stars  

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Valley Forge Educational Services (VFES) is an extremely important player in the field of specialized educational solutions for students, parents, educational and mental health professionals, and education-based organizations. It has over 50 years of experience in the special education arena and is know for its expertise in learning solutions for children and families who experience Autism Spectrum Disorders, neurological impairments, emotional overlays, and learning disabilities.

I find VFES to be an able and knowledgeable resource and provider of services through its Vanguard School, Luma Center, and Summer Matters programs and services. It also provides opportune professional development and research that is current and valuable to the education community at large.

When I look to share my philanthropic dollars, I always check in to see what VFES' initiatives are and how they are performing.

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How well it provides professional development and direct services to families and children.

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Suggest expanding the Board of Trustees to ensure that there is a wide view experience base on how best to grow the organization from a local operation to a regional and eventually a national organization.

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