TLC’s Stein Award Winners Aspiring to the Highest Level of Excellence

Rockville, MD—TLC—The Treatment and Learning Centers announced today four recipients of the organization’s prestigious Jonathan M. Stein Staff Appreciation Award  for 2012. This monetary award recognizes the Centers’ staff for their outstanding service. TLC is a non-profit organization providing educational, vocational, and therapeutic services to children and adults with disabilities and typically developing children.  The award is funded by an endowment from the parents of Jonathan M. Stein in appreciation for the support TLC staff provided to their son.

Recipients of this year’s Stein Award are Megan Hart, Laurel, MD; Gretchen Levine, Frederick, MD; Stephanie Tice  and Jonee Tyler, Gaithersburg, MD.

Megan Hart is Senior Accountant at The Treatment and Learning Centers Finance Department. Gretchen Levine is Transition Support Specialist at The Katherine Thomas High School. TLC’s Katherine Thomas School (KTS) is an independent day school for students with language and learning disabilities and high-functioning autism, preschool through twelfth grade.  Stephanie Tice is Administrative Assistant at TLC’s Outcomes Service, helping adults with disabilities engage in employment, maximize independence, and access community resources.  Jonee Tyler is Senior Staff at TLC’s Early Learning Center, providing quality childcare for children ages six weeks to five years.

“At TLC we know that an organization is only as good as its staff and our staff is extraordinary.  Megan, Gretchen, Stephanie, and Jonee demonstrate the excellence we work toward every day at TLC.” said Patricia Ritter, PhD, Executive Director of TLC.

Nominees were selected for their creativity, dedication, willingness to help, enthusiasm and energy.  Recipients are nominated by their peers and selected by previous Stein Award winners.