PTS provides advanced therapy staffing solutions to school districts, charter schools, approved private schools, and early intervention programs.
Our mission is to be the leading provider of education-based therapy solutions and to offer the most innovative and effective therapy programming available.
Does PTS provide staffing services for organizations other than schools and early intervention programs?
No, PTS exclusively serves schools and early intervention programs.
Speech-language pathology, occupational, and physical therapy; behavioral and mental health services; school psychology, nursing, and all other related service supports.
PTS was founded in 1998 by Diana Fongheiser and Pamela G, Hackett, MPT. At the time, they had both previously managed therapy staffing companies, and Pam was a well-known pediatric physical therapist.
PTS’s headquarters are located at 525 Fayette Street Conshohocken, PA, 19428.
Our Clinical Directors provide clinical and administrative support to both therapists and clients to ensure seamless service delivery in compliance with all state and federal guidelines.
BudgetWatch™ is PTS’s proprietary billing system that gives school administrators the information they need to optimize their related service programming, while controlling costs. This technology allows PTS to collect data on critical aspects of our partnering school district’s therapy program, such as caseloads, efficiency, referrals, therapy costs, and other vital measures of overall program effectiveness.
• Teacher training
• Free resources for parents
• Free resources for teachers
• Access to expert clinicians
• Tiered interventions for classrooms, small groups, and individual students
• Implementation of special program initiatives
• Special education process consulting
• Compliance monitoring
• Administrative support
For years, PTS has severed school districts throughout Pennsylvania, Delaware, Maryland, and Florida. We are now expanding the reach of our services to many other states and areas throughout the country.
The Therapy Achievement Approach™ is a unique, five-step process—Assessment, Lesson Plan, Classroom Activity, Report Card, and Conference—designed to optimize the therapist experience, enhancing their ability to support students. We based this approach on years of experience working as school-based service providers.
PTS was honored to receive the prestigious Customer Service Excellence Award by the Greater Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce in 2009 for “Best Customer Service of Any Small Business in the Region.”
PTS has been ranked on Inc. Magazine’s Inc. 5000 list of the nation’s fastest-growing privately held companies in 2007, 2008, 2009, and 2010. PTS was also named the Best Overall Service Business at the 2010 Stevie Awards for Women in Business, generally recognized as the premier business awards in the world. Additionally, PTS won 3rd Place in the Edison Awards for Innovation in 2014.
PTS fosters a culture of respect and support for children with disabilities by partnering with professionals and organizations to create opportunities for children to be active, contributing members of their communities. Our partnerships include:
• Families of Spinal Muscular Atrophy
• Special Olympics of Pennsylvania
• Susan G. Komen For a Cure Foundation
• PTS Special Education Teacher of the Year Grant
PTS has a partnership with the Beautiful Gates Special School for children with disabilities in Mysore, India, providing both clinical and financial support. Additionally, PTS’s online Parent Teacher Resource Library has been shared with schools in 17 countries in Asia, Africa and Latin America.
Pam Hackett, MPT, one of PTS’s Co-Founders who has now retired, provided trainings for teachers in more than 17 countries through Edify—a network of private schools in developing countries. She also traveled to the Dominican Republic, Guatemala, and Belize to do in-person teacher conferences on supporting students with special needs.