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Special Education Staff Directory 2021-2022

Administration & Supporting Staff 

Dr. Kim BuxenbaumCentral OfficeAssistant Superintendent of Educational Services.7014
Dr. Maura TuiteCentral OfficeActing Director of Special Education and Nursing Services5486
Shellian MiranderCentral OfficeAssistant Director Special Education2305
Candice BrownCentral OfficeExecutive Assistant to the Assistant Superintendent of Educational Serv.5090
Amanda VieraCentral OfficeSpecial Education Secretary 5482
Barbara KilgoreCentral OfficeSecretary-Secondary Schools & Post Grad /In District & OOD 5491
Yessica ReyesCentral OfficeSecretary - Pre School & Elementary Schools /In District & OOD 5133
Emilio JennetteCentral OfficeFederal & State Grants Coordinator, Compliance & Parent Outreach Coord.7016
Kristine ThielmanLowellPre School & Elementary School CST Coordinator / Psychologist5554
Elizabeth BauerOODSecondary Schools,Post Graduate & Lead CST Coordinator / Psychologist5467
Danny Gareri
Transition Coordinator5437
Iris HernandezBryant /LowellDistrict BCBA 549
Child Study Team 
Arias, Arisleida Bryant    School Psychologist201-833-5508            6324
Arias, Arisleida TSLSchool Psychologist201-862-25155422
Avella,Theresa Bryant / TSLLearning Consultant201-879-90126338
Barbosa,Leana BFMSSpeech Therapist201-879-90746665
Beckford,Sandra OODSocial Worker201-833-54045404
Claudia BelottiOODLearning Consultant201-862-23072307
Cardona, Daniella LowellSpeech Therapy201-879-90666735
Dade, BredaWhittierSpeech Therapy201-833-55355535
Gallow, MeganBFMSSocial Worker201-879-9075 6674
Jan GirganBryantSocial Worker201-833-5508 6323
Hanna,Aja THSPsychologist201-862-24702470
Jaafar,Dounia TJMSPsychologist201-862-23112311
Lospalluto, Vanessa BFMSLearning Consultant201-833-55635563
Malina, Yonit THSSocial Worker201-833-54285428
Manning, Maria THSPsychologist201-862-24632463
Morik, Amy TSL/ WhittierSocial Worker201-862-24942494
Morrison, Evan TJMSSocial Worker201-833-39813981
Nagengast, TracyHawthornePsychologist201-862-23372337
Panepinto, JosephHawthorne/LowellSocial Worker201-833-55285528
Pirro, KimberlyBryant Psychologist201-833-55086324
Pollifrone, AmandaWhittierPsychologist201-833-51295129
Ramos, LucyBryantSpeech Therapist201-833-55086330
Rigg, JayneTHSLearning Consultant201-862-24612461
Salib, DianaLowell/WhittierLearning Consultant201-530-6383
Seise, AnalisseBFMSPsychologist201-833-55085564
StClair, Shannon TJMSLearning Consultant201-833-5573     5573
StClair, Shannon TJMSLearning Consultant201-833-23382338
Stern, Ivy TJMSSpeech Therapist201-833-55825582
Szewczyk, IlonaBFMS /TJMS / THS  Behaviorist
Viggiano, LisaBFMS / THSSpeech Therapist201-834-75627562
Vinpa, FeliciaTS/ Hawthorne  Speech Therapist201-833-50975097
Location Key
TSL:  Theodora Smiley Lacey School
Bryant:  Bryant Elementary School
Hawthorne:  Hawthorne Elementary School
Lowell:  Lowell Elementary School
Whittier:  Whittier Elementary School
BFMS:  Benjamin Franklin Middle School
TJMS:  Thomas Jefferson Middle School
THS:  Teaneck High School