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EIRC is a public agency specializing in education-related programs and services for parents, schools, communities, nonprofit organizations and privately held businesses throughout New Jersey. Our programs also reach into more than 36 states and 8 foreign countries.

We offer a great many resources under one roof. These range from gifted and special education services to creative problem solving…from nationally validated programs in science, mathematics and geography to child care and child assault prevention … from web development, graphics and printing to computer instruction … and from teacher in-service and curriculum design to international exchange programs.

Our Mission

“Helping People Help Kids”

EIRC is committed to continuously improving the education, safety, physical and emotional health of children. EIRC meets this commitment by developing and delivering a comprehensive array of support services to those who teach, raise, care for and mentor children. The Center accomplishes its mission while meeting or exceeding the highest standards for client service, product/service value and employee-job satisfaction.

Operating Hours

The Center’s hours will be from 9 am to 5 pm Monday through Friday and also until 8 pm in the LRC on Tuesday and Thursday evenings during the school year.

Early Closings  May 2016 – June 2017

  • 1 PM – July 1, 2016
  • 1 PM – November 23,  closed Thanksgiving
  • 1 PM December 23, Winter Break
  • 1 PM – April 13, Spring Break

Days Closed July 2015 – June 2016

  • Days Closed May 2016 – June 2017
    • May 30, 2016  – Memorial Day
    • July 4, 2016 – Independence Day
    • September 5, 2016 – Labor Day
    • October 10, 2016  – Columbus Day
    • November 24, 25, 2016  – Thanksgiving
    • December 26, 2016 thru January 2, 2017 – Winter Break
    • January 16, 2017 – Martin Luther King Day
    • February 20, 2017 – Presidents’ Day
    • April 14-17, 2017  – Spring Break
    • May 29, 2017  – Memorial Day

LRC (Learning Resource Center-South) Hours

  • Summer Hours: 8:30-4:00 – August 1 – September 2
  • School Year Hour: Monday, Wednesday, Friday  9am – 5pm   and Tuesday & Thursday  9am – 8pm (beginning September 6)



200 College Drive
Blackwood, NJ 08012
856-582-7000 (Blackwood location)

Google Map  Directions to EIRC


Parking: You may use any park in any spaces that are marked with white lines.

Please be aware that First Steps (formerly part of Southern Regional Child Care Resource Center (SRCCRC)  has remained at their location at 900 Hollydell Drive in Sewell, NJ 08080, 856-582-8282 .

Board of Directors 

Rena Alpert Non Profit, Non Public/Deptford Township Schools
Todd Bonsall Voc Ed/Middlesex County Tech Center
Holly Bush Non Profit, Non Public/Gateway  Regional High School
Rene Candelori Grades 3-5 Teacher/Early Childhood Development Center, Camden
Thomas Coleman Curriculum Supervisor/Woodstown-Pilesgrove Schools
Diane Cummins Parent/Clearview Regional High School
John Deserable Business Administrator/Evesham Township Schools-Retired
Charles Highsmith Secondary Principal; Retired Assistant Superintendent
Jack Hill Rowan University: Women’s Choir; Grades 6-8 Teacher, Clearview Regional High School- Retired
Frank Jankowski Elementary Principal/Bellmawr
Linda Martins Grades 6-8 Teacher/Washington Township
David Piccirillo Parent/DuPont
Grace Romeo Paulsboro Board of Education; Retired Guidance Counselor; Business/Industry
Judy Varallo Special Ed/Camden City Schools-Retired
Karen Wolf Grades K-2; Executive Director/Goddard School, Mullica Hill
Robert Wooton * Board of Education/Superintendent of Schools- Retired
* Chairperson