Jennifer Marvil Named RTMSD Supervisor of
Elementary Special Education
At its Thursday meeting, the Rose Tree Media Board of School Directors appointed Jennifer Marvil to serve as the district’s next Supervisor of Special Education — Elementary.
Marvil previously served as Supervisor of Special Education with the William Penn School District, where she focused on creating inclusive practices and equitable access to curriculum for all students. She also helped hire special education teachers and staff, worked to evaluate and improve staff training and helped the district and families come together to meet the needs of special education students.
“We are very pleased to welcome Jennifer Marvil to our district community to fill this critically important role in our schools,” said Dr. Frances K. Garner, Director of Student Services. “Ms. Marvil is a talented and highly knowledgeable educator and administrator who has dedicated her career to meeting the needs of special education students and families. We look forward to the leadership she will provide at our elementary level and the strong relationships she will build with our families as they make important decisions for their children.”
Marvil has also served as Supervisor of Special Education in the Coatesville Area School District. In the Upper Darby School District, she was a lead teacher and third- and fourth-grade emotional support team leader. She began her career as a special education teacher and gifted and talented instructor in the Chichester School District.
Marvil holds a master’s degree in educational administration from Drexel University, a bachelor’s degree in elementary education from Neumann College and an applied behavior analysis certification from Penn State University. She soon will be sitting for the board exams to become a Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA).
Marvil’s appointment is effective November 22. She will replace Bonnie Keiles, who is retiring October 29.