Y.A.L.E. School’s Ellisburg and Northfield Campuses Thank U.S. Troops

  Y.A.L.E.’s Ellisburg and Northfield campuses showed their appreciation for deployed U.S. troops by participating in 107.9 Nash Icon’s “100,000 Thank You’s” movement. This radio station in Nashville, Tennessee wanted to make U.S. soldiers feel appreciated this holiday season with 100,000 thank you cards from across the country. Y.A.L.E.’s Ellisburg and Northfield campuses took on the challenge and made as many […]

VIDEO: GreenVision electronics recycling at the Y.A.L.E. School Ellisburg campus!

Y.A.L.E. School’s Ellisburg campus in Cherry Hill, New Jersey now offers GreenVision® electronics recycling services at our in-house student-run recycling center! The Ellisburg campus joins our Northfield campus which has offered the recycling program for several years. Similar to the recycling center at that location, students at the Ellisburg campus receive valuable work experience and a paycheck from this unique […]

PHOTO Gallery: Holiday Caroling and Cupcakes at Ellisburg Campus

Students at the Y.A.L.E. School Ellisburg campus entertained their classmates by going around to each classroom to sing holiday songs. Led by music teacher Mr. Adam Witts, the “Carolers” were soon joined by school staff who joined in the fun. Later in the day the students decorated holiday cupcakes, which were judged against the cupcakes from other homerooms in a […]

PHOTOS: Green Tech Activity Lab students assemble some seasonal cheer

Greetings from GTAL at the Ellisburg Campus! It’s been a busy holiday season, here at Green Tech Activity Lab! The students have really outdone themselves with several special seasonal projects, while managing their normal workload. Along with taking some time out of their busy schedules to wrap some gifts for staff members, our Green Tech students assembled the Y.A.L.E. School […]

PHOTO GALLERY: Graduation 2015 Snapshots

Here is a collection of snapshots from this year’s graduation ceremonies at some of our campuses. More will be added soon! Share your graduation snapshots on with us on social media by tagging yaleschoolnj on Facebook or @yaleschool on Twitter. Congratulations to all of our graduates this year! Keep an eye on our website or subscribe to our e-newsletter for […]

Ribbon Cutting Ceremony Celebrates Official Opening of Y.A.L.E. School’s Ellisburg Campus

Cherry Hill, NJ–Y.A.L.E. School, serving more than 500 students with a range of disabilities, has announced the opening of its newest campus in the Ellisburg section of Cherry Hill. The new campus, located at the former Queen of Heaven parochial school on Connecticut Avenue and NJ Route 70, serves students 5 to 21 years of age with learning, emotional and […]

Announcing our newest campus, Y.A.L.E. School Ellisburg

For close to 40 years, Y.A.L.E. School has been proudly serving students with disabilities. Now with eleven campus locations throughout southern New Jersey, our Williamstown campus will be re-locating to the Cherry Hill area. The new Y.A.L.E. School Ellisburg campus, located on Connecticut Avenue in the Ellisburg section of Cherry Hill, is a two story brick school building that will […]

Y.A.L.E. School Green Vision Recycling Program Profiled in Newspaper Article on Shore News Today

Students at Y.A.L.E. School’s Northfield campus who participate in the Green Vision recycling program were profiled in a newspaper article published by Shore News Today. The article quotes program coordinator Noah McKay and describes how students in the Green Vision school-to-work program earn a paycheck while recycling electronics and home appliances to help keep e-waste out of landfills:

Raising Boys: Advice from Dr. Buzz Mingin

The Y.A.L.E. School’s Northfield campus recently hosted Dr. Buzz Mingin as he presented a parent and teacher workshop entitled “Raising Adolescent Boys.” “Helping our families at home is a big part of the work we do at Y.A.L.E.,” said school psychologist and Y.A.L.E. assistant director Glenn Martins. “Consistency is so important in the lives of our students, so we do […]

Your Old Computer or Broken Printer has ONE MORE JOB To Do…

Did you know that your home, school and business electronic trash – things like computers, scanners, copiers, ink cartridges, printers and cell phones – still “works” when you donate it? The Y.A.L.E. School Northfield campus, in cooperation with GreenVision Inc., offers adolescents and teens an educational “hands-on” electronics recycling opportunity. In addition to keeping outdated and broken items out of […]

GreenVision Electronics Recycling Helping Students Prepare For the Transition to Work

At The Y.A.L.E. School’s Northfield and Williamstown campuses, GreenVision® electronics recycling provides an opportunity for students to gain employment skills while helping the environment by collecting, dismantling and recycling electronics, appliances and other e-waste. The new program gives students an opportunity to build a résumé before leaving high school. Glenn Martins, a school psychologist at the Y.A.L.E. School’s Northfield and […]

VIDEO: Green Vision At The Y.A.L.E. School Makes Quick Work of E-waste

In this video, we catch up with how things are going with the new Green Vision® school-to-work program at The Y.A.L.E. School Northfield and Williamstown campuses. GreenVision® provides an opportunity for students to gain employment skills while helping our environment by collecting, dismantling and recycling electronics, appliances and other e-waste. More info including how to donate your own used electronics […]

On-Site Psychiatric Consultation Services For Students And Families Now Offered At Y.A.L.E. School Northfield and Williamstown

The Y.A.L.E. School’s Northfield and Williamstown campuses now offer an extended array of supports for students with mental health needs and their families including psychiatric evaluations, consultations, liaison/outreach to students’ private mental health providers, and training, information and support for caregivers regarding psychopharmacological and psychiatric treatments. These specialized school-based mental health supports will be provided by Dr. Andres J. Pumariega, […]

Students Are “Seeing Green” as They Learn Job Skills and Save the Planet

The Y.A.L.E. School has entered into a new partnership with GreenVision®, a New Jersey-based non-profit offering students employment training and work skills in a growing area of the technology sector that benefits our planet and our communities. Students at Y.A.L.E.’s Northfield and Williamstown campuses are accepting old electronics – household appliances, computers, fax machines and other office equipment – in […]

Building a Solid Educational Foundation for Students with Challenging Behaviors: It Begins with Positive Supports

Most students who come to The Y.A.L.E. School’s Williamstown campus are referred because of a complex combination of educational challenges and behavior. “Over time, students with academic deficits who do not get the help they need may develop inappropriate behaviors. These behaviors evolve in order to deflect a student’s feelings of inadequacy and alienation in the regular classroom,” said James […]

Meet the Y.A.L.E. School Professionals: Tomeka Sanderlin

Tomeka Sanderlin is more than an educator—she is a mentor and role model. Now a third year teacher at The Y.A.L.E. School’s Williamstown campus, Tomeka knows firsthand what it is like to struggle. Sanderlin grew up in southern New Jersey and before graduating high school, gave birth to her first child. Instead of becoming a statistic, she entered college and […]

Doing Whatever It Takes

5th grader Steven B. came to The Y.A.L.E. School’s Williamstown campus three years ago, after years of unsuccessful experiences in both public and other private educational settings. With multiple diagnoses, Steven entered Y.A.L.E as a non-reader, he was far below grade level in math, and was prone to behavioral and emotional outbursts. While he initially struggled in the school, staff […]

Meet the Y.A.L.E. School Professionals: James Morrow

Veteran educator James Morrow returns to The Y.A.L.E. School team, with more than thirty years of teaching and administrative experience with students of all abilities and ages. In September of 2011, Morrow re-joined Y.A.L.E.’s team of educators and now serves as Principal at the Williamstown campus.

New focus on social skills clubs for new school year

Y.A.L.E. continues to provide a skill development program designed to teach and reinforce social competency and the generalization of appropriate social skills. The format of skill development has changed for the better at Y.A.L.E.’s Cherry Hill, Williamstown and Northfield campuses. Students still learn social skills through clinician-guided skill development lessons once per week in the classroom. Now students will also […]