Mrs. Renee Davis, DirectorMrs. Margaret Hearty, SecretaryMrs. Nicole McNamara, Supervisor of Special Education (PK-3rd Grade)Mrs. Lisa Citron, Supervisor of Special Education (4th-7th Grade)Mrs. Kelly Bond, Supervisor of Special Education (8th-12th Grade )
Mrs. Susan Luchino, Secretary
732-613-6754In order to view the progress of your child’s Individualized Education Program, log into the Parent Access Portal and select the Document tab. If you are unable to view the document or have questions regarding the progress report, please contact your child’s case manager. Please note that if your child's I.E.P. was recently developed you will not see a progress report.The special education department is responsible for the educational programs of all identified and classified disabled children in the district and for evaluating and diagnosing children who are believed to be in need of special education programs. The child study team makes recommendations for placement and services.
The district has 27 child study team members, including learning disability teacher consultants, social workers and psychologists. In addition to testing and evaluating children, the team members work with teachers and parents to develop an individualized educational program (IEP) for each classified student. They also monitor the progress of the students and consult with parents, teachers and school administrators.
Programs provided depend on the individual needs of the identified students. Related services can include speech/language, occupational and physical therapy. Students can be identified as eligible as early as their third birthday. Programs include:
- Early childhood development classes; If you are concerned that your child ages three to twenty one, may have a developmental delay in academics, motor, social, and/or language areas, or if your child has a diagnosed disability, call the Special Education Department at (732)613-6748. The Child Study Team (CST) will schedule a meeting to discuss your concerns. The Child Study Team consists of a school psychologist, learning consultant, social worker and speech/language specialist. The Child Study Team, with input from parents, will identify the evaluations that may be needed in order to determine your child's eligibility for Special Education and Related Services. Preschool programs are available to meet the needs of eligible children.
- The district offers continuum of special education programs and related services which appropriately addresses the needs of special education students.
Choosing a Support Coordination Agency– A Guide for Families. Information found on this pamphlet is critical to families that will be accessing services from the Division of Developmental Disabilities for students in transition.
People receiving support through NJ’s Division of Developmental Disabilities are able to choose the agency with which they receive support coordination services. The opportunity to do this can be empowering as people with disabilities and their families select an agency that they believe will do the best job helping them plan for and obtain the supports and services they need. This pamphlet provides people and families with information and ideas that can help in the selection process.
Special Education Parent Liaison Committee 2016-2017
Jackie Chittick Jacquelyn73@comcast.net Grasso Donna Chittick Donnagrasso0108@gmail.com
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