Phone: (610) 269-8460, Ext. 11305
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Dr. Louis Chance
Dr. Louis Chance is the Director of Pupil Services with responsibilities in the areas of Central Registration, Home Education, School Health and Wellness, Student Support Services (Special Education, Gifted and 504 Service Plans), the School Counseling Program, Homebound services, Psychological Services and Student Assistance Services.
Prior to joining the administrative team at Downingtown, Dr. Chance served as the Director of Pupil Services in the Avon Grove school District. In addition, Dr. Chance has experience as a consultant and special education administrator with the Chester County Intermediate Unit, a special education teacher at an approved private school, and a private business owner providing in-home consultation to students with disabilities and their families.
Dr. Chance received his doctoral degree in Educational Leadership, letter of eligibility, master’s degree, and supervisor of special education certification from Immaculata University. He earned his bachelor of science degree in psychology from The Pennsylvania State University. Additionally, Dr. Chance is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst, having also completed his certification coursework at Penn State. As a behavior analyst, Dr. Chance has presented on the topics of behavior analysis and transition for adolescents with autism at PaTTAN’s community on transition conference at Penn State University as well as the University of Pennsylvania’s Penn Autism Network conference.