PHILLIPS School ~ Fairfax

At PHILLIPS, We See the Masterpiece In Every Child.


Individualized special education

The primary focus is on student academic achievement and personal growth through a program that strengthens each student’s self-concept and develops pro-social skills. The school year runs from August to June, with a five-week extended school year program for those approved. Our comprehensive, multidisciplinary team includes a wide variety of professionals providing academic and social/emotional supports customized to meet the needs of each child.

Our day program features:

  • Specialist in reading and family support
  • Teachers and assistants in small classes
  • Speech Language and Occupational Therapists.
  • Behavior Specialists
  • Counselors
  • Social Skills Training including Social Thinking ®
  • Reading intervention Program including Wilson Reading System ®
  • Designing Futures – 3D design and print program

We are state approved to serve our students with:

  • Autism
  • Emotional Disability
  • Other Health Impairment
  • Specific learning disability
  • Intellectual disability
  • Multiple Disabilities

Ages 5-22
Grades 1-12


Phillips School ~ Fairfax

  • Licensed to operate, from the Virginia Board of Education
  • Accredited by the Virginia Association of Independent Specialized Education Facilities (VAISEF) whose process has been approved by the Virginia Counsel for Private Education as authorized by the Virginia State Board of Education
  • Approved for placement by Virginia and the District of Columbia
  • Member, National Association of Private Special Education Centers (NAPSEC)
  • Member of the District of Columbia Association for Special Education (DCASE)

Key Staff

Alteasha Ervin, Program Director

Beth Asiello, Behavior Supervisor

Kimberly Park, Program Support Manager

Location and Contact Information

11230 Waples Mill Road, Fairfax, VA 22030
703-591-1146 / 703-591-1148 fax