Special Education Parent Advisory Committee 

This group is a state-mandated, district-level parent group charged with providing input to the local school district on system-level challenges in special education and related services.


The Path To Better Communication and Involvement

Updates and Information

SEPAC Parent Meeting - February 8, 2022

SEPAC Meeting Presentation from December 7th

Upcoming Family Presentations - Click for details and to register

Parental Rights In Special Education (PRISE)

Children Friendly Resources for Parents

  • To meet with those interested in promoting the educational, emotional and social welfare of all disabled children;
  • To give parents and guardians a forum to exchange ideas;
  • To inform parents and guardians of the educational services available;
  • To establish a line of communication among teachers, administrators, Board of Education members, parents and guardians;
  • To guarantee equal opportunity for all disabled students;
  • To aid parents and guardians in seeking their legal rights.


The Department of Pupil Personnel Services can be reached at the following telephone number: (973) 263-7200 ext. 7215

The Department of Pupil Personnel Services is comprised of the following supervisors:

Mr. Keith Cortright, Executive Director of Pupil Personnel Services
Mr. Joseph Wohlgemuth, Coordinating Supervisor of Special Education PreK-5
Dr. Tarah Santaniello, Coordinating Supervisor of Special Education 6-12
Cory Wegesa, Coordinating Supervisor of Guidance and Medical Services

If you would like information regarding the referral, classification and/or placement of your child, please contact your child's school principal or Case Manager.