Essex County - SpeEdu Parent Group Listings
CountyGroup Type: District or CommunityDate Group UpdatedSchool DistrictGroup Name/ OrganizationAddressCityStateZip CodeContact Person First NameContact Person Last NameRole/TitlePhoneFaxEmail2nd Contact Person First Name2nd Contact Person Last Name2nd Phone2nd Fax2nd Role/Title2nd emailSEPAG Webpage/WebsiteFacebookTwitterOther Social MediaDescriptionNotes
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School District09/23/20Achieve Community Charter Schoolno group information found534 Clinton AveNewarkNJ07108YolandaFloydDirector of Special Education(862) 236-1333yfloyd@brickeducation.org
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School District09/25/20Belleville Public SchoolsBelleville SEPACBellevilleNJRyanKlineDirector of Special Education973-450-3500 x1006ryan.kline@belleville.k12.nj.ushttps://www.bellevilleschools.org/apps/pages/index.jsp?uREC_ID=343767&type=d&pREC_ID=750884
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School District09/25/20Bloomfield Township School DistrictBloomfield SEPAGBloomfieldNJ07003GregLombardiParent Leader-SEPAC Moderatorgreggo1685@gmail.comCarlaAñez-EspinosaParent Leader-SEPAC Spanish Translatorcomsocper@hotmail.comhttps://bloomfieldsepac.comhttps://www.facebook.com/groups/bloomfieldsepac/@BloomfieldSEPACBlog: bloomfieldsepac.com
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School District09/23/20Burch Charter School of Excellenceno group information found100 Linden AvenueIrvingtonNJ07111ArnoldWhiteDirector of Special Education973-373-3223jwhite@burchcharterschool.org
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School District09/25/20Caldwell/West Caldwell School DistrictCaldwell-West Caldwell School DistrictCaldwell/West CaldwellNJ07006JessicaAbramovichSupervisor of Special Services973-228-5291jabramovich@cwcboe.orghttps://cwcfamilysepag.com/https://www.facebook.com/groups/cwcfamchexWebsite is district Special Ed page. Facebook is parent-led support page, but is not a SEPAG. The Caldwell/West Caldwell school district does NOT have a SEPAG.
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School District07/16/19Cedar Grove Township School DistrictCedar Grove School DistrictCedar GroveNJChristopherKinneyDirector of Special Education973-239-1550 x6223kinney.christopher@cgschools.orgwww.cedargrove.k12.nj.us
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School District09/23/20Discovery Charter Schoolno group information found240 HalseyNewarkNJ07102HaneefahMylesDirector of Special Education973-623-0222hmyles@discoverycs.orghttp://www.discoverycs.org
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School District09/23/20East Orange Community Charter Schoolno group information found99 Washington StreetEast OrangeNJ07017MamtaParisSpecial Ed. Coordinator973-676-1199mtailor@theeoccs.org
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School District09/25/20East Orange School Districtno group information found199 4th AvenueEast OrangeNJTonyaSantosDirector of Special Education973-266-5785t.hardin@eastorange.k12.nj.us
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School District09/25/20Essex County Vocational Technical Districtno group information found60 Nelson PlaceNewarkNJ07102Dr. PatriciaClark-JeterSupervisor of Special Education Services973-412-2230pclark-jeter@essextech.org
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School District09/25/20Essex Fells School Districtno group information foundJeanineWhitmanSpecial Ed. Coordinator973-226-0505jwhitman@efsk-6.org
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School District09/25/20Essex Regional Educational Services Commissionno group information foundKevinGuytonDirector of Special Education973-405-6262 x249k.guyton@eresc.com
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School District09/25/20Fairfield Public Schools School DistrictFairfield SEPAGFairfieldNJ07004RaySantanaDirector of Special Education973-227-2638santanar@fpsk6.orghttp://www.fpsk6.org/fps/Departments/Special%20Services/Parent%20Resources/Special%20Education%20Parent%20Advisory%20Council%20%28SEPAC%29/
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School DistrictGlen Ridge Public School DistrictGlen Ridge Association For Special Education (GRASE)Glen RidgeNJ07028GregBarberoParent Leader(973) 783-7377rgbarbero@verizon.netCarolineGentile(917) 692-5730Parent Leadercaroline.gentile@comcast.nethttp://www.glenridge.org/Page/7458
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School District09/23/20Gray Charter Schoolno group information found55 Liberty StreetNewarkNJ07102LisaWhiteSpecial Ed. Coordinator973-824-6661graysocialworker@yahoo.com
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School District09/23/20Great Oaks Legacy Charter Schoolno group information found909 Broad StreetNewarkNJ07102RoniKasselSpecial Ed. Coordinator973-565-9170rkassel@greatoakslegacy.org
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School DistrictIrvington Public School DistrictIrvington Special Education Parent GroupIrvingtonNJ07111DarleneReevesrambria@yahoo.comPatriciaDowd973-399-6800 Ext 1921Director of Special Servicespdowd@irvington.k12.nj.us
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School District09/23/20LEAD Charter Schoolno group information found201 Bergen StreetNewarkNJ07103MarkComesañasSpecial Ed. Coordinator862-772-1724mcomesanas@oyn-nj.orghttp://leadcharterschool.org/facebook.com/LeadCharterSchoolNewark/
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School District09/23/20Link Community Charter Schoolno group information found23 Pennsylvania AveNewarkNJ07114ChristineLynskeySpecial Ed. Coordinator974-642-0529clynskey@linkschool.org
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School DistrictLivingstonLivingston Parents & Professionals for Exceptional Children (PPEC)LivingstonNJLizNichterActing Chairperson973-535-9114liznichter@hotmail.comppeclivingston@aol.com
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School DistrictLivingston Board of Education School DistrictLivingston SEPACLivingstonNJAnleeSteinbergParent Leaderanlee.swick@gmail.com
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School District09/23/20Maria Varisco Rogers Charter Schoolno group information found243 Woodside AvenueNewarkNJ07104AnneHeywardSpecial Ed. Coordinator973-481-9001aheyward@mlvrcs.org
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School District09/23/20Marion P. Thomas Charter Schoolno group information found
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School District10/29/19Millburn Township School DistrictMillburn Public Schools SEPAC434 Millburn AveMillburnNJ07041JenniferSowaDirector of Special Education973-376-3600 x 40164jennifer.sowa@millburn.orgmillburnsepac@gmail.comhttps://sites.google.com/site/millburnsepac/
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School DistrictMontclair Public School DistrictMontclair Special Education Parent Advisory Council22 Valley RoadMontclairNJ07042MelissaSchafferCo-chairmschaffer90@aol.comJuneRaegnerCo-chairjunernyc@yahoo.comwww.montclairsepac.org
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School District09/23/20New Horizons Community Charter Schoolsno group information found45-59 Hayes StreetNewarkNJ07103MoniqueDentDirector of Child Study Team973-848-0400mdent@nhccschool.org
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School District09/23/20Newark Educators Community Charter Schoolsno group information found9-11 Hill StreetNewarkNJ07103LisetteDiazSpecial Ed. Coordinator973-732-3848ldiaz@newarkeducators.org
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School DistrictNewark Public School DistrictNewark Special Education Parent Advisory Council (SEPAC)2 Cedar Street, 10th FloorNewarkNJ07102AnfalMuhammad-JenkinsGroup Leader973-737-2900anfalmj@newarksepac.orghttp://www.nps.k12.nj.us/events/special-education-parent-advisory-committee-meeting-sepac/
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School DistrictNorth Caldwell School DistrictNorth Caldwell School District132A Gould AveNorth CaldwellNJ07006Dr. LindaFredaDirector of Special Education973-712-4400lfreda@ncboe.orgCathyKleinParent Leadercathyedd@cs.com
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School District09/23/20North Star Academy Charter Schoolno group information found10 Washington PlaceNewarkNJ07102GladasiaTatumCoordinator of Special Education973-642-0101gtatum@northstaracademy.org
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School DistrictNutley Public School DistrictNutley Public School DistrictNutleyNJHelenDoyle-MarinoDirector of Special Education973-661-8809hdoyle-marino@nutleyschools.org
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School DistrictOrange School DistrictOrange Special Needs Amazing ParentsOrangeNJShellyHarperDirector of Special Services(973) 677-4027harpersh@orange.k12.nj.ushttps://www.orange.k12.nj.us/Page/8519
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School District09/23/20Peoples Preparatory Charter Schoolno group information found321 Bergen StreetNewarkNJ07103AlisonLaycockDirector of Special Education973-622-1790alaycock@peoplesprep.org
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School District09/23/20Phillip's Academy Charter Schoolno group information found342 Central AveNewarkNJ07103SakinahSpringsSpecial Ed. Coordinator973-624-0644ssprings@pacsnewark.org
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School District09/23/20Pride Academy Charter Schoolno group information found117 Elmwood AveEast OrangeNJ07018ColleenMarashSpecial Ed. Coordinator973-672-3200cmarash@prideacs.org
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School District09/23/20Robert Treat Academy Charter Schoolno group information found443 Clifton AveNewarkNJ07104LauraTrilloSpecial Ed. Coordinator973-482-8811trillol@rtacs.orgTifaniePereira973-482-8811School Psychologistpereirat@rtacs.orgRobertTreatAcademy.org
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School District06/26/19Roseland School DistrictRoseland School District100 Passaic AveRoselandNJ07068MarkMansourSupervisor of Special Education Services973-226-7644 x318mmansour@roselandnjboe.orghttp://roselandnjboe.org/rose/Departments/SEPAC/
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School District09/23/20Roseville Community Charter Schoolno group information found540 Orange StreetNewarkNJ07107BrianKleinSpecial Ed. Coordinator973-483-4400bklein@rosevillecharter.orgDionneLedford973-483-4400Director of Curriculum (3 & 4)Dledford@rosevillecharter.org
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School District06/25/19South Orange-MaplewoodSOMA Special Education Parent Advisory Committee (SEPAC)South Orange and MaplewoodNJAnnLeebParent LeaderInfo@sepacsoma.orgMaliaHermanSecretary of the SEPACInfo@sepacsoma.orghttps://sepacsoma.org/
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School District09/23/20TEAM Academy Charter Schoolno group information found60 Park PlaceNewarkNJ07102JeffPresleySpecial Ed. Coordinator973-622-0905jpresley@kippnj.org
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School District09/23/20University Heights Charter Schoolno group information found74 Hartford StreetNewarkNJ07103CelitaDavelaargreenSpecial Ed. Coordinator973-623-1965cdavelaargreen@uhcs-newark.org
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School DistrictVerona Public School DistrictVerona Children Having Individual Learning Differences, Inc. (C.H.I.L.D.)38 Birdseye Glen RoadVeronaNJ07044NormaFranculloCo-President and Founderchildverona@gmail.comNancyRomanyshynCo-Presidentchildverona@gmail.comwww.veronachild.orgCHILD is a non-profit 501(c)(3) New Jersey Corporation. It is a parent organization for the Verona School District (SEPAC). CHILD provides support to Verona and surrounding school district families with children who have learning challenges. CHILD seeks to bridge the gap between general and special education through collaboration with parents, teachers, administrators and students by providing support, and education.CHILD has started 3 new parent groups: Dyslexia, Autism and ADHD.
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School DistrictWest Essex Regional School DistrictTaniaSymmonsDirector of Special Education973-228-1200 x1228tsymmons@westex.org
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School DistrictWest Orange Public SchoolsWest Orange Special Education Parent Advisory Council (WOSEPAC)West OrangeNJ07052AmberNewsomeChairwosepacchair@gmail.comKristinGogerty973-669-5400Director of Special Serviceskgogerty@westorangeschools.orgwww.wosepac.comhttps://www.facebook.com/West Orange Sepachttps://www.twitter.com/wosepachttps://www.instagram.com/wospeacInstagram
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Community BasedMontclair School DistrictMontclair SEPAC "Parent-to-Parent" CommitteeMontclairNJJoyMcDonaldGroup LeaderJZuccomcdonald@gmail.comThis group currently meets one evening per month. We work on supporting each other in navigating the schools, world of 504s/IEPS, and advocacy within the school system. We also welcome volunteer parent mentors who can help guide/advise parents newer to the system or who have reached a stumbling block! Anyone can come to share/learn info, and we are developing a network of parents who can support each other before/during IEPs. Please contact SEPAC leadership team member Joy McDonald at JZuccomcdonald@gmail.com for more information and/or to RSVP for the next meeting, Tuesday, June 7th from 7:30 to 9:00 pm at Trend Coffee & Tea House, 411 Bloomfield Avenue, Montclair. ​
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Community BasedN/ACHADD of Essex CountryN/AKimMcGuireLocal Coordinatoressex-county@CHADD.nethttp://groupspaces.com/CHADDofEssexCounty/Parent/Caregiver Support Group & Periodic Speaker/EventsParent/Caregive Support Group meets on the 2nd Tuesday of each month
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Community BasedWest Orange School DistrictPASSE Parents Advocating for Special Services in Education10 Ridgeview AveWest OrangeNJ07052AlexandraDeRondeCo-President -Owner(973)303-3033alex@wopasse.orgSueFreivald(973) 736-1447Co-President - Ownersuefreivald@gmail.comwww.wopasse.orghttps://www.facebook.com/wopasse@wopassePASSE is just what the name describes--parents advocating for all the children that receive ANY services or accommodations. including speech, OT, PT, resource room instruction, accommodations under 504 plans,IEP. IHP, and others.
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Community BasedVoces de AngelesNewarkNJKirssyYin973-361-7970kirying@hotmail.com
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Community BasedASAP (Autista Soy Amame Pacientement)229 Grafton Avenue #3NewarkNJ07104LuisYepez862-241-6961autismoasap@gmail.comDina Alcocer201-9970656
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Community BasedAsperger Syndrome ASPEN.Jewish Community CenterWest OrangeNJ07052AnitaFinkel973-669-5757ednee@aol.com
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Community BasedAutism NJJeannieBlum-Harper973-299-5106
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Community BasedDetermined to AchieveIrvingtonDarleneReeves973-373-1908
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Community BasedEpilepsy Foundation of New Jersey’s Family CO-Options ProgramAaronOtt973-244-0850 x302Elise Wohirab973-244-0850 x308
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Community BasedLa Casa de Don PedroNewarkNJ07102ZeneydaAlfaro973- 483-2703napd255@yahoo.com
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Community BasedSpecial Needs Advocacy Program (SNAP)NewarkNJDianeLamboy862-944-4932dlamboy00@hotmail.comPedro Lamboy Jr.973-277-5525
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Community BasedSpecial Needs Family Support Group (SCHS)NewarkNJAnaJimenez Quinones973-395-8473aquinones.essexschs@gmail.comDr. Mercedes Valle973-268-5498support group (both English and Spanish) through Special Child Health Services
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Community BasedMetroWest ABLE's Moms' Support Group @ JCC MetroWest760 Northfield AvenueWest OrangeNJ07052RebeccaWanatickCommunity Inclusion Coordinator(973) 929-3129rwanatick@jfedgmw.orgwww.metrowestABLE.orghttps://www.facebook.com/pages/MetroWest-ABLEMetroWestABLEAre you looking for: Support and Guidance, Networking with other moms, Learn about how to be the best advocate, Services and Resources available in the community for your children with special needs? For more information please contact Becca atThis group meets monthly at 7:30pm, typically on the 2nd Wednesday of the month.
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Community BasedDad's Support Group at JCC MetrowestWest OrangeNJRebeccaWanatick973-929-3129rwanatick@jfedgmw.org
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Community BasedWest Essex Parents for Autism AwarenessFairfieldNJRobinAlampiParent Leader973-575-6377info@westessexautism.orgwww.westessexautism.org
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Community BasedLuz de EsperanzaNewarkNJMaydenCortesParent Leaderrosal1913@gmail.com
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Community BasedThe Jewish Education Association Center for Special EducationMilburnNJLynnBerke973-731-2189LTBerke@aol.com
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Community BasedFamily Support Organization of Essex County60 Evergreen Pl. 4 Fl suite 410East OrangeNJ07018AlexandraDeRondeFamily Partner(973) 395-1441DeRondeA@fsoec.org
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Community BasedFSO of Essex County Grandparents Support GroupEast OrangeNJLOssieSmalls-WebbGroup Leader973-395-1441 Xt. 19
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Community BasedNAMI AFRICAN AMERICAN SELF-HELP SUPPORT GROUPWilling Heart Community CenterNewarkNJCynthiaMiles-SmalContact for information732-940-0991aactnow@naminj.orgwww.naminj.org/programs/multicultural/aactnowAACT-NOW! is an initiative of NAMI New Jersey to connect with NJ's African-American families affected by mental illness, mental health consumers, the faith community and mental health professionals to provide culturally competent support, education and advocacy.
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Community Based10/24/16C/WC Families of Children with Extra NeedsCaldwell/West CaldwellNJJessicaWilsonParent LeaderTralinda@aol.comhttps://www.facebook.com/groups/cwcfamchex/The mission of C/WC FamChEx is to provide information and resources for families in Caldwell/West Caldwell who have children with extra needs and to establish a forum for the exchange of support and advice between parents, advocates, and other groups.
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Community BasedEssex County Case ManagementSpecial Child Health Services50 So. Clinton St. suite 4300East OrangeNJ07018AnaQuinonesUnit Coordinator Special Child Health Services973-395-8473ajquinones.dchs@essexcountynj.org
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Community BasedFamily Support Organization of Essex County- Montclair Parent Support GroupMontclairNJ973-395-1441bradfordi@fsoec.org
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Community BasedMontclair Friday Group (and Yahoo group)MontclairNJAlmaSchneiderGroup LeaderAlma@takebackthekitchen.comMontclair parent Alma Schneider has been running this group for several years on Friday mornings from 9:30 - 11:00. This group has also developed a yahoo group where members can confidentially share resources, ideas, and reach out to support. For further information or to attend the support group meetings or to become part of the group, contact Alma at Alma@takebackthekitchen.com
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Community BasedMontclair NAACP Disproportionality Committee228 Bloomfield AvenueMontclairNJ07042JamesHarrisPresident of the Education Committee973-518-2990jharrisnaacp@yahoo.comThis group is a sub committee of the education committee of the Montclair NAACP
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Community BasedAutistic Kids Can Do Parent Advocacy GroupNewarkNJDamonFarmsGroup Leader973-735-3205dfarms74@gmail.comTaleanaWilliams-Hurst908-884-4725Group Leader
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Community BasedBloomfield Schools DistrictBloomfield SEPACBloomfieldBloomfieldNJ07003GregLombardiModeratorgreggo1685@gmail.comwww.bloomfieldsepac.comhttps://www.facebook.com/groups/bloomfieldsepac/https://twitter.com/bloomfieldsepac
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Community BasedMontclair Child Development Center33 Fulton StreetMontclairNJ07650KatherineEchavezHealth and Nutrition Manager9737830220kechavez@mcdcnj,orgwww.mcdcnj.org
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Community BasedFamily Support Organization of Essex County60 Evergreen Place, Suite 410East OrangeNew Jersey07018MattieWilkersonParent Educator(973) 395-1441WilkersonM@fsoec.orgIvetteBradford(973) 395-1441Community Resource CoordinatorBradfordI@fsoec.orgThe Family Support Organization of Essex County has a Support Group for Parents of Intellectual/Developmentally Disabled Children. We offer these Support Groups twice a month. The first Thursday of every month, the hours are from 10:00 am-11:30 am. The third Thursday of every month, the hours are from 6:30 pm -8:00pm
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Community Based01/01/18Newark Public SchoolsNewark Special Education Parent Advisory Council (SEPAC)765 Broad Street (Attn: Newark SEPAC)NewarkNJ07102SaafirJenkinsChief Public Affairs Officer973-737-2900saafir.jenkins@newarksepac.orgAnfalMuhammad973-737-2900Executive Director & Presidentanfalmj@newarksepac.orgwww.newarksepac.orgwww.facebook.com/NewarkSEPACwww.linkedin.com/company/newarksepac
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Community BasedCaldwell/West CaldwellC/WC Family SEPAG104 Gray StreetCaldwellNJ07006JessicaWilsonParent SEPAG Coordinator(973) 228-5291tralinda@aol.comJessicaAbramovich(973) 228-5291Director of Special Servicesjabramovich@cwcboe.orghttps://cwcfamilysepag.wordpress.com/https://www.facebook.com/groups/cwcfamchex
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