Support Staff

Director of Early Childhood Education

The Director of Early Childhood Education collaborates with administration to provide coaching to teachers and parents.

Ms. Kimberly Mara
Principal/Director of Early Childhood Education
[email protected]

Family Advocates

A Family Advocate is provided by the learning center to work with families enrolled in the program. The role of the family advocate is: 
  • To direct and/or coordinate available community resources, including health and nutrition services, social services, and parent involvement. 
  • Provide families with necessary information and skills regarding health and social concerns. 
  • To maintain accurate records of student attendance/lateness and design plans for improvement when necessary. 
  • Collaborate with Community and Parent Involvement Specialist to offer parent workshops.

Community and Parent Involvement Specialist 

The CPIS Coordinates with the Early Childhood Advisory Council, community events, recruitment and outreach, and parent workshop throughout the district 

Mrs. Diana Milne | Community and Parent Involvement Specialist | [email protected] | 201-356-3698

Preschool Instructional Coach 

Preschool Instructional Coach support all of the classroom teachers by coaching, modeling Tools of the Mind activities, assessing classroom practices, and providing professional development. They are assigned at 1:20 ratio, as per NJAC 6A:13A.

Preschool Intervention and Referral Services

PIRS members assist teachers by providing strategies for specific students who may be exhibiting difficulties in the classroom. They also provide professional development in the area of classroom management using Positive Behavior Support (PBS). They are assigned at a 1:20 ratio, as per NJAC 6A:13A. 
Special Services
Dr. Cecilia S D'Elia
Director of Special Services
[email protected]

Jennifer Hernandez
Supervisor of Child Study Team and Special Services
[email protected]
201-356-3693 Fax 201-356-3793



Nurses conduct screening for immunizations, vision and hearing. Provides physical and emotional support to students and staff when there are injuries or illnesses. 

Ms, Renee Banks
ECE School Nurse
[email protected]

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