Faculty & Staff

JCFS Therapeutic Day School is located in Chicago’s Rogers Park community, in the Joy Faith Knapp Children’s Center.

JCFS Therapeutic Day School employs more than 80 full- and part-time faculty and staff, including special education teachers, teacher’s aides, master’s level social workers, an occupational therapist, a speech therapist, a physical education teacher, art teacher, and other professionals, all of whom are highly dedicated to their work at the JCFS Therapeutic Day School and their students:

“I am highly dedicated to my work, and to the field of therapeutic education for urban youth with special needs.” -- Sandra Spicher, Principal, JCFS Therapeutic Day School

“For the sake of children with special needs, let’s work together to create opportunities for student success.” -- Rabbi David Rosenberg, Coordinator of Jewish Education

“I have worked with students with special needs in the summer since I was 16, as camp supervisor, counselor and as a tutor, to support their educational needs as well as helping students build social skills. I am always looking at how to better serve students with Autism, including attending the TEACCH Autism Program of the UNC Autism Research Center at The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.” -- Katie Fiore, former Assistant Principal

“I love my job, the students and professionals I work with, and the family environment here.” -- Tracey Lewis, Assistant Dean of Students