Janet Schneider

Janet Schneider

Janet Schneider is the Chief Quality and Compliance Officer at The Arc of Chester County.

Janet began working at The Arc of Chester County in January 2012 in the Agency with Choice Department. Over the next few years, Janet assisted with payroll, billing, utilization, and supporting families as they used their services or wanted to enroll in Agency with Choice.  In March 2016, Janet joined the Management Team serving in her new role as the Director of Quality and Compliance, where she oversees the Safety and Quality Enhancement Committees, prepares for agency audits/monitorings, reviews qualifications, policies, and procedures for compliance with regulatory requirements, and assists with the development of the agency training curriculum. In June 2016, Janet was recognized as the Employee of the Year.

Prior to working at The Arc of Chester County, Janet worked in several positions supporting people with disabilities. She was a teacher’s aide during the summer session for 4 years in Delaware where she assisted in the 2nd grade and the college programs. In 2001, Janet graduated from Saint Joseph’s University with a Bachelor’s of Science in Elementary/Special Education. Over the next eight years, she taught students in grades 1-5 in Maryland and then taught students in grades K-11 in Pennsylvania. Then, Janet worked as a Direct Support Professional supporting adults with intellectual disabilities.

Starting in high school and continuing for about the next fifteen years, Janet volunteered as a Unified Partner in Delaware Special Olympics where she was recognized twice as Unified Partner of the Year.

Janet lives in Chester County with her family.