Special Education Parent Advisory Committee 

This group is a state-mandated, district-level parent group charged with providing input to the local school district on system-level challenges in special education and related services. Meeting dates for the 2020-21 school year will be November 10, February 9, and April 13.


The Path To Better Communication and Involvement

Recent Events and Information

Accessing Services and Natural Supports Presentation - February 10, 2020

Children Friendly Resources for Parents

Support Group for Parents of Aspergers Children


  • To meet with those interested in promoting the educational, emotional and social welfare of all disabled children;
  • To give parents and guardians a forum to exchange ideas;
  • To inform parents and guardians of the educational services available;
  • To establish a line of communication among teachers, administrators, Board of Education members, parents and guardians;
  • To guarantee equal opportunity for all disabled students;
  • To aid parents and guardians in seeking their legal rights.


The Department of Pupil Personnel Services can be reached at the following telephone number:    (973) 263-7200 ext. 7215

The Department of Pupil Personnel Services is comprised of the following supervisors:

Mr. Keith Cortright, Executive Director of Pupil Personnel Services
Mr. Joseph Wohlgemuth, Interim Coordinating Supervisor of Special Education PreK-5
Dr. Tarah Santaniello, Coordinating Supervisor of Special Education 6-12
Cory Wegesa, Coordinating Supervisor of Guidance and Medical Services

If you would like information regarding the referral, classification and/or placement of your child, please contact your child's school principal or Case Manager.