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African Amercan male student wokign with teacher at Bergen Center for Child Development - private special education school in Haworth NJ“I like the fact that there are concerts at school and parents can come and watch. The school keeps my son active with many activities!”

– A BCCD Parent

  • We serve students ages 5-21
  • We are a non-profit, non-sectarian school
  • Students attend at no cost to parents
  • We were founded in 1968 by parents
  • We use the same Core Curriculum that is used by public schools
  • We have a full-time school nurse
  • Our teachers are highly qualified, just like public school teachers
  • We use an Orton-Gillingham approach to reading
  • We offer a 220-day Extended School Year Program
  • We have a psychologist and social worker on staff
  • We offer technology-infused learning
  • We provide Speech, OT and PT
  • We have a consulting BCBA
  • We offer community-based learning
  • We provide Adaptive Physical Education
  • We have a vibrant art and music program
  • We have a unique Girl Scout Program
  • We offer Transition Linkages to DDD and DVRS
  • We offer real work experience before graduation
  • We offer internships
  • We have a one-of-a-kind relationship with Rotary Interact Club
  • We have an Intramural basketball team and cheerleading squad
  • Our students can take part in performing arts, a school musical, concerts and plays
  • We host dances and other social events

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We are so proud of all of our students at Bergen Center and a special congratulations to our students of the month.

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STEM activity: Erupting Apples. We made a chemical reaction using baking soda and vinegar. We like loved watching the eruption!

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In honor of Hispanic Heritage Month, we learned about amate paintings and created our own.

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