Essex County - SpeEdu Parent Group Listings
CountyGroup Type: District or CommunityDate Group UpdatedSchool DistrictGroup Name/ OrganizationAddressCityStateZip CodeDistrict Contact Person First NameDistrict Contact Person Last NameRole/TitlePhoneFaxEmailParent Leader Contact First NameParent Leader Contact Last Name2nd Phone2nd FaxParent Leader Role/Title2nd emailSEPAG Webpage/WebsiteFacebookTwitterOther Social MediaDescriptionNotes
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School District08/19/21Achieve Community Charter SchoolNo group information found534 Clinton AveNewarkNJ07108YolandaFloydDirector of Special Education(862) 236-1333yfloyd@achieveccs.org
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School District09/25/20Belleville Public School District102 Passaic AveBellevilleNJ07109MichaelVargasSupervisor of Special Services973-450-3500 x 1036(973) 547-1300michael.vargas@bellevilleschools.org
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School District09/25/20Bloomfield Township School District155 Broad StreetBloomfieldNJ07003KeriReginaDirector of Special Education973-680-8501 x2035(973) 680-8274kregina@bloomfield.k12.nj.us
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School District08/19/21Burch Charter School of ExcellenceNo group information found100 Linden AvenueIrvingtonNJ07111JeffWhiteDirector of Special Education973-373-3223(973) 373 3228jwhite@burchcharterschool.org
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School District09/25/20Caldwell-West School District104 GRAY STREETWEST CALDWELLNJ07006JessicaAbramovichSupervisor of Special Services973-228-5291973-228-8716jabramovich@cwcboe.orghttps://www.cwcboe.org/Page/11902
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School District07/16/19Cedar Grove Township School District520 POMPTON AVECEDAR GROVENJ07009ChristopherKinneyDirector of Special Education973-239-1550 x6223christopher.kinney@cgschools.org
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School District08/19/21Discovery Charter SchoolNo group information found240 Halsey St.NewarkNJ07102HaneefahMylesDirector of Special Education973-623-0222 x1000(973) 623-0024hmyles@discoverycs.org
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School District08/19/21East Orange Community Charter SchoolNo group information found99 Washington StreetEast OrangeNJ07017MamtaParisSpecial Ed. Coordinator973-676-1199mparis@theeoccs.org
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School District09/25/20East Orange School District199 4th AveEast OrangeNJ07017TonyaSantosDirector of Special Education973-266-5785t.santos@eastorange.k12.nj.us
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School District09/25/20Essex County JDC
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School District09/25/20Essex County Schools of Technology60 Nelson Place, 1 NorthNewarkNJ07102PatriciaClark-JeterSupervisor of Special Education Services973-412-2230973-242-3016pclarkjeter@essextech.org
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School District09/25/20Essex Fells School District102 HAWTHORNE ROADESSEX FELLSNJ07021JEANINEWHITMANSpecial Ed. Coordinator973-226-0505973-226-0451jwhitman@efsk-6.org
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School District09/25/20Essex Regional Educational Services Commission333 Fairfield RoadFAIRFIELDNJ07004KevinGuytonDirector of Special Education973-405-6262 x249973 - 405 - 6555k.guyton@eresc.com
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School DistrictFairfield Public School District15 Knoll RoadFairfieldNJ07004MeghanCafoneDirector of Special Education973-227-2120cafonem@fpsk6.org
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School District09/23/20Glen Ridge Public School District12 High StreetGlen RidgeNJ07028JackDeWittDirector of Student Services973-429-8305jdewitt@glenridge.org
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School District08/19/21Gray Charter SchoolNo group information found55 Liberty StreetNewarkNJ07102LisaWhiteSpecial Ed. Coordinator973-824-6661graysocialworker@yahoo.com
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School District08/19/21Great Oaks Legacy Charter SchoolNo group information found909 Broad StreetNewarkNJ07102NicoleGreeneDirector of Special Ed. for Elementary Schools862-256-0909ngreene@greatoakslegacy.org
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School District09/23/20Irvington Public School District1 UNIVERSITY PLACEIRVINGTONNJ07111LystreaCrooksSupervisor of Special Education Services973-399-4726(973) 372-3724lcrooks@irvington.k12.nj.us
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School District08/19/21LEAD Charter SchoolNo group information found201 Bergen StNewarkNJ07103AnnaObarzanekSpecial Ed. Coordinator862-772-1724aobarzanek@leadcharterschool.org
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School District08/19/21Link Community Charter SchoolNo group information found23 Pennsylvania AvenueNewarkNJ07114ChristineLynskeySpecial Ed. Coordinator974-642-0529clynskey@linkschool.org
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School DistrictLivingston Board of Education School District11 Foxcroft DriveLivingstonNJ07039BlairRosenthalDirector of Special Education973-535-8000 x8107brosenthal@livingston.org
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School District09/23/20Maria L. Varisco-Rogers Charter School233 Woodside AvenueNewarkNJ07104AnneHeywardSpecial Ed. Coordinator973-481-9001973-481-9009aheyward@mlvrcs.org
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School District09/23/20Marion P. Thomas Charter School125 Sussex AvenueNewarkNJ07103YolandaFloydDirector of Special Education(862) 236-1333yfloyd@mptcs.org
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School District10/29/19Millburn Township School District434 Millburn AvenueMillburnNJ07041JenniferSowaDirector of Special Education973-376-3600 x164jennifer.sowa@millburn.org
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School DistrictMontclair Public School District22 Valley Rd.MontclairNJ07042ThomasSantagatoDirector of Special Education973-509-4022tsantagato@montclair.k12.nj.us
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School District09/23/20New Horizons Community Charter School45-59 Hayes StreetNewarkNJ07103MoniqueDentDirector of Child Study Team973-848-0400mdent@nhccschool.org
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School District09/23/20Newark Educators Community Charter School88-108 Shipman StreetNewarkNJ07102LisetteDiazSpecial Ed. Coordinator973-732-38489737323847ldiaz@newarkeducators.org
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School DistrictNewark Public School District765 Broad StreetNewarkNJ07102CarolynGranatoDirector of Student Services973-733-7313cgranato@nps.k12.nj.us
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School DistrictNorth Caldwell School District132A Gould AvenueNorth CaldwellNJ07006LindaFredaDirector of Special Education973-712-4400973-226-0359lfreda@ncboe.orghttps://www.westex.org/district/special_services/s_e_p_a_g
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School District09/23/20North Star Academy Charter School18 Washington PlaceNewarkNJ07102GladasiaTrotmanDirector of Special Education Compliance201-396-5731gtrotman@northstaracademy.org
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School DistrictNutley Public School District315 FRANKLIN AVENUENUTLEYNJ07110HelenDoyle-MarinoDirector of Special Education973-661-8809hdoylemarino@nutleyschools.org
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School DistrictORANGE BOARD OF EDUCATION School District451 LINCOLN AVENUEORANGENJ07050AminaMateenSupervisor of Special Services973-677-4000 x6042mateenami@orange.k12.nj.us
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School District09/23/20Peoples Preparatory Charter School District321 Bergen StreetNewarkNJ07103AlisonLaycockDirector/Supervisor of Special Services973-622-1790973-622-1453alaycock@peoplesprep.org
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School District09/23/20Phillip's Academy Charter School342 Central AvenueNewarkNJ07103SakinahSpringsSpecial Ed. Coordinator973-624-0644ssprings@pacsnewark.org
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School District09/23/20Pride Academy Charter School District117 Elmwood AveEast OrangeNJ07018ColleenMarashSpecial Ed. Coordinator973-672-3200cmarash@prideacs.org
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School District09/23/20Robert Treat Academy Charter School443 Clifton AvenueNewarkNJ07104LauraTrilloSpecial Ed. Coordinator973-482-8811973-482-7681trillol@rtacs.org
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School District11/23/20Roseland School DistrictRoseland SEPAC100 Passaic AvenueRoselandNJ07068RichardCelebreSupervisor of Special Education Services973-226-7644 x318rcelebre@roselandnjboe.orgJacquelineParatoCo-President, Roseland SEPAC
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School District09/23/20Roseville Community Charter School540 ORANGE STREETNEWARKNJ07107BrianKleinSpecial Ed. Coordinator973-483-4400bklein@rosevillecharter.org
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School District01/31/21South Orange-MaplewoodSOMA SEPAC
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School District09/23/20TEAM Academy Charter School60 Park PlaceNewarkNJ07102KaraBrockettSpecial Ed. Coordinator973-622-0905kbrockett@kippnj.org
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School District09/23/20University Heights Charter School74 Hartford StNewarkNJ07103DonnieJohnsonSpecial Ed. Coordinator973-623-1965djohnson@uhcs-newark.org
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School DistrictVerona Public School District121 Fairview AvenueVeronaNJ07044FrankMaurielloDirector of Student Services973-571-2029 x7512fmauriello@veronaschools.org
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School DistrictWest Essex Regional School District65 West Greenbrook RoadNorth CaldwellNJ07006TaniaSymmonsDirector of Student Personnel Services973-228-1200 x228tsymmons@westex.orghttps://www.westex.org/district/special_services/s_e_p_a_g
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School DistrictWest Orange Public Schools179 Eagle Rock Ave.West OrangeNJ07052KristinGogertyDirector of Special Education973-669-5400kgogerty@westorangeschools.orghttps://www.woboe.org/domain/1399
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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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Community BasedIronbound Super Neighborhood Council
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Community BasedIronbound FSC parent group
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School District02/20/20RoselandRoseland SEPAC100 Passaic AvenueRoselandNJ07068CynthiaSellittoRoseland SEPAC Co-President732-513-3252roselandsepac@gmail.comJacquelineParato646-872-4074Roseland SEPAC Co-Presidentroselandsepac@gmail.comhttps://www.facebook.com/roseland.sepac.9
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School District01/30/21South Orange-MaplewoodSOMA SEPAC525 Academy StreetMaplewoodNJ07040MelodyAlegriaAssistant Superintendent of Special Services973-762-5600 x1841malegria@somsd.k12.nj.usBethCosentinoCommunications Officer and Administratorsepacsoma@gmail.comsepacsoma.org
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School District07/18/21South Orange-MaplewoodSOMA SEPAC525 Academy StreetMaplewoodNJ07040sepacsoma@gmail.comsepacsoma.org