Board of Education Workshop Meeting on Wednesday, December 2, 2020 to be held virtually at 7:00pm 

WELLNESS CHECK FORM: All TPS Staff & Visitors (including Vendors/Contractors) who plan to enter ANY district school or building, must complete the following Wellness Symptom Check Form BEFORE entering the building.

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Message from the FORUM

Dear Teaneck Family,

Please be advised that FORUM  Staff will be accessible by email for the duration of the school closure.  Our hours of availability will be Monday - Friday from 8am - 4pm.  All emails will be returned within 24 hours Monday through Friday.  

If a student is experiencing significant mental health symptoms, or there is serious concern about a child’s well-being (i.e. self-harm, suicidal thoughts/threats, severe anxiety, Child Protection situation, etc.), please call local emergency personnel.

Stay Well,

Nick Campestre
Coordinator - School Based Youth Services - The FORUM


What is the FORUM?
The Forum's Mission is to inspire the positive emotional, physical, social, and academic development of Teaneck's residents aged 13-19 through comprehensive easily accessible services.

What does F.O.R.U.M. stand for?
The FORUM stands for Forging Opportunities for Reasoning, Understanding and Maturity.

FORUM Services:
The FORUM offers a full range of services that gives you a chance to get involved, get advice, and get help wherever you need it. The following services are offered free of charge: academic support, counseling, employment development, referrals, recreation and clubs.

The FORUM is funded by the NJ Department of Children & Families-Division of Family and Community Partnership, Teaneck Board of Education, The Township of Teaneck & The Bergen County Department of Human Services.

Name Title Telephone
Nick Campestre FORUM Coordinator (201) 833-5136
Yris Acevedo School Based Youth Services Counselor (201) 833-5469
Giannil Hidalgo      School Based Youth Services Counselor (201) 862-2481
Victoria Alexander
School Based Youth Services Counselor
(201) 833-5459
Yvonne Witter Employment Counselor (201) 833-5400 ext. 6283 
Owen Barnes
(201) 833-5126

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