Jessica Chelik

Children's Program Coordinator

Lackawanna Susquehanna BHIDEI Program

My mission is to use a holistic approach in partnering with individuals, families, and the community by promoting hope, empowerment, choice, and opportunities that encourage people to achieve their personal outcomes as individuals and community members.

Bureau of Early Intervention Services



Emily Hackleman
Division Chief


  • Developed a guide that helps Early Intervention leaders learn how to use data in ways that promote program improvement and change.

+ Employment History

January 2009

Children's Program Coordinator

Lackawanna Susquehanna BHIDEI
Scranton, PA

December 2004

Court Liason

Tri-County Human Services
Carbondale, PA

November 2003

Foster Care Caseworker

Pinebrook Services for Children and Youth
Allentown, PA

February 2000

Community Service Caseworker

Children's Home of Easton
Easton, PA

B.S., Human Development and Family Studies

The Pennsylvania State University
State College, PA

My goal of participating in the OCDEL Policy Fellowship is to learn more about state government and the different programs under OCDEL.