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Jennifer Phillips

Chief Program Officer
Jennifer Phillips is an accomplished special education professional with more then 25 years in the field. She has extensive experience as an administrator, trainer, consultant and direct service provider. Her current position is the Director of Recreation and Programming at Keshet. Jennifer consults with many camps all over the country on including more children with disabilities to experience the magic of camp. She has spoken all over the world spreading the word of Inclusion and its importance in all recreational programs she oversees at Keshet. Jennifer worked 7 years teaching in a special education classroom in the Deerfield Public Schools. She currently is working as the Director of Recreation for Keshet after starting as a camp counselor and working in many jobs in the organization, including working 11 years in Keshet’s high school classroom at Ida Crown Jewish Academy. She has spent the past 10 years as a consultant and now the Inclusion Coordinator to Camp Chi, a Chicago JCC overnight camp.