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Key Staff

Rebecca Roe

Program Director and Co-Founder

Rebecca "Becky" Roe graduated from Moravian College with a B.A. in Psychology and Sociology. After college she pursued her certification in Special Education, specifically concentrating on grade six to adult. Early in her career, she worked as a counselor for an independent living program supporting youth 18-21 who had aged out of the system and needed to learn basic life skills to live on their own. Before developing CPP, Rebecca taught at the Ivymount School for eight years. Rebecca has worked with individuals with disabilities in the DC, Maryland and Virginia area for 20 years and has close, long standing relationships with these individuals and their families. In addition to being the CPP Program Director, Rebecca also works privately with individuals developing their independent living, social and recreation/leisure skills.

Jen Etzel

Director of Admissions and Outreach

Jennifer Etzel has worked with individuals with various disabilities for 15 years throughout Maryland and Virginia. She has a Masters in Special Education from George Mason University and taught in the Ivymount School, Autism Program in Rockville, MD for four years. While at Ivymount, she found her passion for working with young adults with disabilities during their transition years from school to community life. After having her daughter in the Fall of 2013, she decided to work independently in the community supporting adults who have transitioned out of school by planning and teaching daily living. employment recreation and social skill goals. She is also a trained Support Broker under the MD Department of Disabilities - Self Directed Waiver. She has called Maryland home her whole life and currently resides in Frederick, MD with her husband, daughter, son, 2 rescue dogs and kitty.

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