Essex County - SpeEdu Parent Group Listings
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School DistrictAchieve Community Charter SchoolTaNiaTaylorSpecial Ed. Coordinator862-240-4887
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School DistrictBelleville Public SchoolsBelleville SEPACBellevilleNJRyanKlineDirector of Special Education973-450-3500 x1006ryan.kline@belleville.k12.nj.usAdrianaDohmenadriaga07@verizon.net
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School DistrictBloomfield Township School DistrictBloomfield SEPAGBloomfieldNJ7003GregLombardiParent Leader-SEPAC Moderatorgreggo1685@verizon.netCarlaAñez-EspinosaParent Leader-SEPAC Spanish Translatorcomsocper@hotmail.comhttps://bloomfieldsepac.com
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School DistrictBurch Charter School of ExcellenceTheodoreBolerDirector of Special Education973-373-3223tboler@burchcharterschool.org
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School DistrictCaldwell/West Caldwell School DistrictCaldwell-West Caldwell School DistrictCaldwell/West CaldwellNJ07006JessicaAbramovichSupervisor of Special Services973-228-5291jabramovich@cwcboe.orghttp://cwcboe.org/domain/58https://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 District07/16/1907/16/19Cedar 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 District06/26/18Discovery Charter School240 HalseyNewarkNJ07102Dr. IreneHallDirector of Special Education973-623-0222ihall@discoverycs.orghttp://www.discoverycs.org
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School DistrictEast Orange Community Charter School99 Washington StreetEast OrangeNJ07017MamtaParisSpecial Ed. Coordinator973-676-1199
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School DistrictEast Orange School DistrictEast Orange Special Education Parent Group (Essex County)East OrangeNJTonyaSantosDirector of Special Education973-266-5785t.santos@eastorange.k12.nj.us
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School District06/26/18Essex County Vocational Technical District60 Nelson PlaceNewarkNJ07102Dr. PatriciaClark-JeterSupervisor of Special Education Services973-412-2230pclark-jeter@essextech.org
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School DistrictEssex Fells School DistrictJeanineWhitmanSpecial Ed. Coordinator973-226-0505jwhitman@efsk-6.org
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School DistrictEssex Regional Educational Services CommissionKevinGuytonDirector of Special Education973-405-6262 x249k.guyton@eresc.com
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School DistrictFairfield Public Schools School DistrictFairfieldNJ07004RaySantanaDirector of Special Education973-227-2638santanar@fpsk6.org
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School DistrictGlen Ridge Public School DistrictGlen Ridge Association For Special Education (GRASE)Glen RidgeNJ7028GregBarberoParent Leader(973) 783-7377rgbarbero@verizon.netCarolineGentile(917) 692-5730Parent Leadercaroline.gentile@comcast.nethttp://www.glenridge.org/Page/7458
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School DistrictGray Charter SchoolLisaWhiteSpecial Ed. Coordinator973-824-6661graychartersch@gmail.com
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School District06/26/18Great Oaks Legacy Charter School24 Maiden LaneNewarkNJ07102RoniKasselSpecial Ed. Coordinator973-565-9170rkassel@greatoakslegacy.org
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School DistrictIrvington Public School DistrictIrvington Special Education Parent GroupIrvingtonNJ7111DarleneReevesrambria@yahoo.comPatriciaDowd973-399-6800 Ext 1921Director of Special Servicespdowd@irvington.k12.nj.us
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School District06/26/1806/27/19LEAD Charter SchoolLEAD Charter School201 Bergen StreetNewarkNJ07103LaurenJeffersonSpecial Ed. Coordinator862-772-1724973-622-1687ljefferson@leadcharterschool.orgMarkComesañas862-772-1724973-622-1687ED of Curriculum and Instructionmcomesanas@oyn-nj.orghttp://leadcharterschool.org/facebook.com/LeadCharterSchoolNewark/
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School District06/26/18Link Community Charter School23 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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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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School District06/26/18Newark Educaotrs Charter School88-108 shipman StreetNewarkNJ07102
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School District08/25/1610/29/19Millburn Township School DistrictMillburn Public Schools SEPAC434 Millburn AveMillburnNJ7041JenniferSowaDirector 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 RoadMontclairNJ7042MelissaSchafferCo-chairmschaffer90@aol.comJuneRaegnerCo-chairjunernyc@yahoo.comwww.montclairsepac.org
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School District06/26/1806/25/19New Horizons Community Charter Schools45-59 Hayes StreetNewarkNJ07103MoniqueDentSchool Social Worker973-848-0400mdent@nhccschool.org
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School District06/26/18Newark Educators Community Charter Schools9-11 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 FloorNewarkNJ7102AnfalMuhammad-JenkinsGroup Leader973-737-2900anfalmj@newarksepac.orghttp://www.nps.k12.nj.us/events/special-education-parent-advisory-committee-meeting-sepac/
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School District06/26/18North 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 District06/26/18North Star Academy Charter School10 Washington PlaceNewarkNJ07102KathleenLaneDirector of Special Education973-854-9090klane@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 ParentsOrangeNJDavidArmstrongParent Leaderdavid.armstrong0213@gmail.comShellyHarper973-677-4000 X6031Director of Special Educationharpersh@orange.k12.nj.us
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School District06/26/18Peoples Preparatory Charter School321 Bergen StreetNewarkNJ07103AlisonLaycockDirector of Special Education973-622-1790alaycock@peoplesprep.org
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School District06/26/18Phillip's Academy Charter School342 Central AveNewarkNJ07103SheriRouleauSpecial Ed. Coordinator973-624-0644srouleau@pacsnewark.org
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School DistrictPride Academy Charter SchoolColleenMarashSpecial Ed. Coordinator973-672-3200cmarash@prideacs.org
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School District06/26/18Robert Treat Academy Charter School443 Clifton AveNewarkNJ07104LauraTrilloSpecial Ed. Coordinator973-482-8811trillol@rtacs.orgTifaniePereira973-482-8811School Psychologistpereirat@rtacs.orgRobertTreatAcademy.org
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School District06/26/1806/26/19Roseland 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 District06/26/1806/26/19Roseville Community Charter School540 Orange StreetNewarkNJ07107NadeishaGreeneDirector of Operations973-483-4400Ngreene@rosevillecharter.orgDionneLedford973-483-4400Director of Curriculum (3 & 4)Dledford@rosevillecharter.org
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School District06/25/19South Orange-MaplewoodSouth Orange and Maplewood Special Education Parent Teacher Organization (SPED-PTO)South Orange and MaplewoodNJParent LeaderRebekahNovemskyParent Leaderbektom@aol.comwww.somsepac.org
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School District06/26/1806/27/19TEAM Academy Charter School60 Park PlaceNewarkNJ07102FaithWareManaging Director Special Education973-622-0905fware@kippnj.org
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School District06/26/18University Heights Charter School74 Hartford StreetNewarkNJ07103IvetteFeboSpecial Ed. Coordinator973-623-1965
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School District02012006Verona Public School DistrictVerona Children Having Individual Learning Differences, Inc. (C.H.I.L.D.)38 Birdseye Glen RoadVeronaNJ7044NormaFranculloCo-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 District07/09/19West Essex Regional School DistrictTaniaSymmonsDirector of Special Education973-228-1200 x1228tsymmons@westex.org
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School District07/06/1706/26/19West 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 Based05/24/16Montclair 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 Based02/01/15N/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 Based02/19/15West Orange School DistrictPASSE Parents Advocating for Special Services in Education10 Ridgeview AveWest OrangeNJ7052AlexandraDeRondeCo-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 Based03/07/16ASAP (Autista Soy Amame Pacientement)229 Grafton Avenue #3NewarkNJ7104LuisYepez862-241-6961autismoasap@gmail.comDina Alcocer201-9970656
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Community BasedAsperger Syndrome ASPEN.Jewish Community CenterWest OrangeNJ7052AnitaFinkel973-669-5757ednee@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 PedroNewarkNJ7102ZeneydaAlfaro973- 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 Based04/28/11Special 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 Based09/30/14MetroWest ABLE's Moms' Support Group @ JCC MetroWest760 Northfield AvenueWest OrangeNJ7052RebeccaWanatickCommunity 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 Based10/03/14Family Support Organization of Essex County60 Evergreen Pl. 4 Fl suite 410East OrangeNJ7018AlexandraDeRondeFamily Partner(973) 395-1441DeRondeA@fsoec.org
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Community Based02/05/15FSO of Essex County Grandparents Support GroupEast OrangeNJLOssieSmalls-WebbGroup Leader973-395-1441 Xt. 19
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Community Based04/30/15NAMI 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 Based05/01/1510/24/16C/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 Based03/18/16Family Support Organization of Essex County- Montclair Parent Support GroupMontclairNJ973-395-1441bradfordi@fsoec.org
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Community Based05/24/16Montclair 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 Based08/10/16Montclair NAACP Disproportionality Committee228 Bloomfield AvenueMontclairNJ7042JamesHarrisPresident 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 Based03/06/17Autistic Kids Can Do Parent Advocacy GroupNewarkNJDamonFarmsGroup Leader973-735-3205dfarms74@gmail.comTaleanaWilliams-Hurst908-884-4725Group Leader
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Community Based06/29/17Bloomfield Schools DistrictBloomfield SEPACBloomfieldBloomfieldNJ07003GregLombardiModeratorgreggo1685@gmail.comwww.bloomfieldsepac.comhttps://www.facebook.com/groups/bloomfieldsepac/https://twitter.com/bloomfieldsepac
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Community Based07/12/17Montclair Child Development Center33 Fulton StreetMontclairNJ07650KatherineEchavezHealth and Nutrition Manager9737830220kechavez@mcdcnj,orgwww.mcdcnj.org
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Community Based08/16/17Family 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 Based01/01/1601/01/18Newark 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 Based01/01/19Caldwell/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