Transition counselor Jonathan Frye has been employed at Mercyhurst North East since November 2016.
He studied psychology at Edinboro University and special education at Mount St. Mary’s University. Jon began his professional career in the Washington, D.C., area, teaching in a private school for students with autism. In addition to teaching there, Jon also created a “Work Awareness” curriculum for the autism program and trained many first-time instructors in Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) and pedagogy. Since returning to Erie County in 2014, he has taught fifth grade and worked as a supports coordinator for the Pennsylvania Adult Autism Waiver.