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Susan Raymond, Principal at Bergen Center for Child Development - private special education school in Haworth NJSusan Raymond, M.Ed., School Principal, holds a Master’s Degree in Education and has served as an educator for forty years having worked as a teacher, assistant principal, principal and chairperson of Child Study Teams. She began her career with the Paterson Public School System, and after fifteen years of teaching, accepted a position with the Parsippany Troy Hills School District as a middle school assistant principal and chairperson of the Child Study Team.

Patrick McAloon, Vice Principal at Bergen Center for Child Development - private special education school in Haworth NJPatrick McAloon, M.A., Vice Principal, holds a Master’s Degree in Urban Education with a specialization in Educational Administration & Supervision. Mr. McAloon began his career in special education, teaching Health & Adaptive Physical Education for seven years. Mr. McAloon is the school’s test coordinator, curriculum supervisor, and school basketball coach.

Jane La Stella, Psy.D., School Psychologist, holds a Doctorate of Psychology from Yeshiva University. She is a member of the American Psychological Association, the New Jersey Psychological Association, and the National Register of Health Service Providers in Psychology. Dr. La Stella is a licensed psychologist in New Jersey and New York.

Laura Joles, MA., MS., CBI Coordinator, holds a Master’s Degree in Early Childhood Education and Special Education. She holds a certificate in New Jersey Structured Learning Experience. She works with students in the community.

Karen Goldberg, BCBA, MSW, School Social Worker, is a Licensed Social Worker and a Board Certified Behavior Analyst. She is responsible for coordinating meetings and communication with school districts and parents regarding student IEP’s. She runs weekly social skills groups for all students, and serves as a resource for parents and students.

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Our most fun Field Day yet!

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We promote independence. Here are some of our students using public transportation to visit some of our friends in the community.

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