Meet Our Team

Hello from The Phelps Admissions team. It is our job to guide you through the Admissions process and be an advocate for your family and son. To obtain information on Admission to The Phelps School please contact one of our team members or email at [email protected]

Dr. Caroline Whitbeck – Director of Admissions 
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1-610-644-1754 Ext: 1014

Director of Admissions Dr. Caroline Whitbeck is an alumna of both single-sex and boarding schools, Dr. Whitbeck holds degrees from Harvard University (A.B., Classics, summa cum laude), Brown University (M.F.A., Literary Arts), and the University of Pennsylvania (Ph.D., Comparative Literature). She has presented scholarly research and had her own book of poetry published during her years as a lecturer in the creative writing, critical writing, and comparative literature programs at Brown and Penn. She is excited to be taking on this new role on the admissions team at Phelps.

Thomas Corcoran – Admissions Associate 
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1-610-644-1754 Ext: 1012

Mr. Tom Corcoran is the Admissions Associate for The Phelps School Admission Team. Tom graduated from the University of Pittsburgh and holds a J.D. from Widener University Commonwealth Law School. Prior to coming to Phelps, Tom worked as a political operative and campaign manager, rowing coach, and the middle school administrative assistant at The Agnes Irwin School. Born and raised in Philadelphia, Tom now lives in Drexel Hill with his wife, son, and chihuahua. Outside of Phelps, Tom enjoys getting to the boathouse as much as possible, hiking with his family, and and taking care of his vegetable garden.

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