Meet the Office

College Counseling Team

Friends' Central juniors and seniors are alphabetically assigned to one of the college counselors. The counselors and the College Counseling Office (CCO) administrator meet regularly as a group to discuss all members of the junior and senior classes. Students are welcome to seek out any member of the College Counseling team anytime with questions or concerns.

Mary Lynne Jeschke office phone number: 610-645-5133
Grant Calder office phone number: 610-645-5100
Ryan Coffey Keaton office phone number: 610-645-4483

Grant Calder

Grant Calder

Co-Director of College Counseling & Upper School History Teacher

University of Pennsylvania - BA
University of Pennsylvania - MA
American Institute of Certified Educational Planners - Certified Educational Planner

Ryan Coffey Keaton

Ryan Coffey Keaton

Co-Director of College Counseling

  • SUNY Geneseo - BA
    University of Pennsylvania - MSEd

Mary Lynne Jeschke

College Counseling Administrative Assistant

  • Kirkland College - BA

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Calder's Corner

The following articles, written by FCS College Counselor Grant Calder, have previously been published in The Philadelphia Inquirer, Independent School Magazine, The Huffington Post, and on Grant's blog