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Who's Who in Central Office

Names, titles, email addresses (click on the name), telephone numbers (973 area code) of individuals whom you may need to contact if you have a question, concern or need information. See topic directory below the list of names.

Name Title Telephone

Superintendent’s Office

Ms. Barbara Pinsak Interim Superintendent of Schools 509-4010
Dr. Kendra Johnson  Assistant Superintendent for Equity  509-4042
Mrs. Nina DeRosa Executive Assistant to the Superintendent 509-4010
Mr. Andrew Evangelista District Mental Health/Anti-Bullying Coordinator 509-4170
Mrs. Betty Strauss Supervisor of Nursing 509-6514

Business Office 

Mr. Steven DiGeronimo Interim Business Administrator 509-4050
Ms. Melissa Beattie Supervisor of Accounting 509-4054
Mrs. Beth Borowski Payroll Supervisor 509-4060
Mr. Benjamin Selby Transportation Supervisor 509-4055
Mr. Leonard Saponara Supervisor of Buildings and Grounds 509-4044

Department of Curriculum and Instruction

Dr. Debbe Evans Interim Director of Curriculum and Instruction 509-4030
Ms. Jennifer Bloch Director of Special Programs:  K-12 including Science 509-4038
Mr. Marcos Vargas Director of Secondary Education 509-4035

Operations and School Support Services Office

Dr. Felice A. Harrison-Crawford Director of Operations and School Support Services 509-4015
Ms. Janice Risimini Registrar 509-4017
Ms. Nicole Frasier Assistant Registrar 509-4036
Mr. Lamont Washington Attendance Officer 509-4028

Personnel Department

Ms. LaMonica McIver Director of Personnel 509-4005

Pupil Services

TBD Interim Director of Pupil Services 509-4022
Mrs. Rebecca Ross Supervisor of Special Education 509-4031
Mr. Nicholas Del'Re Supervisor of Special Education 509-4078
Mrs. Jennifer Finnerty Supervisor of Special Education 509-4208

Technology Office

Ms. Alice Velez Interim Director of Technology 509-6429
Mr. Joseph Pellegrino Manager of District Information Systems 509-4020 x5767
Mr. Jonathan Pfeiffer

District Network Administrator 509-4020 x5763

Topic Directory

Topic Name Telephone
Affirmative Action/Title IX Dr. Kendra V. Johnson 509-4042
Assessment/Standardized Testing Ms. Jennifer Bloch 509-4038
Community Partners Dr. Felice A. Harrison-Crawford 509-4015
Computers/Technology Ms. Alice Velez 509-5071
District Mental Health/Anti-Bullying Coordinator Mr. Andrew Evangelista 509-4170
Emergency Management Mr. Steven DiGeronimo 509-4050
Enrollment Report Dr. Felice A. Harrison-Crawford 509-4015
ESEA (Elementary and Secondary Education Act) Title I Dr. Kendra V. Johnson 509-4042
ESEA (Elementary and Secondary Education Act) Title IIA Ms. Jennifer Bloch 509-4038
ESEA (Elementary and Secondary Education Act) Title III Mr. Marcos Vargas 509-4035
ESL (English as a Second Language)/World Languages Mr. Marcos Vargas 509-4035
Facilities Mr. Steven DiGeronimo 509-4050
Homeless Liaison Dr. Felice A. Harrison-Crawford 509-4015
Registration/School Placement Request Dr. Felice A. Harrison-Crawford
Mrs. Janice Risimini
Residency/Non-Residency Dr. Felice A. Harrison-Crawford 509-4015
SAIL Gifted Education Dr. Debbe Evans 509-4030
Special Education Mrs. Rebecca Ross 509-4031
Student Attendance Dr. Felice A. Harrison-Crawford 509-4015
T-Eval Dr. Kendra Johnson 509-4042
Transportation Mr. Benjamin Selby 509-4055
Violence and Vandalism Reporting Dr. Felice A. Harrison-Crawford 509-4015


Updated: 5/13/2017