Office of Special Services

The Office of Special Services provides an individualized educational program to eligible students in pre-school through grade eight throughout the district.

Other functions of the Office of Special Services include the coordination and development of special education programs across all district schools, coordination of out of district special education placements, and oversight of all related services, homebound instruction, and McKinney Vento eligible students. Organization of activities for parents of special needs children through the Special Education Parent Advisory Committee is also facilitated through this office. If anyone is interested in being a part of the Parent Advisory Committee please contact Nicole Espenberg in the Special Services Department.

Special Services Staff

Nicole Espenberg, Director of Special Services and Child Study Team

Jennifer Bland, Ed.D., Supervisor of Special Services and Curriculum

856-983-1800, ext. 5071

TEAM 1 - Services DeMasi Elementary and Middle Schools

  • Janet Warner, Secretary, Ext. 5078
  • Gail Fought, Learning Consultant
  • Jacquelynne Flynn, Social Worker
  • Ginger Shaen, School Psychologist
  • Amy Golden, Behaviorist

TEAM 2 - Services Jaggard and Marlton Elementary Schools

  • Kathleen French, Secretary, Ext. 5076
  • Jennifer Colon, School Psychologist
  • Elise Novatkoski, Learning Consultant
  • Jen Ebstein, Social Worker
  • Sherri Reisman, Social Worker
  • Dr. Donielle Friedenthal, School Psychologist / Behavior Consult.

TEAM 3 - Services Beeler and Van Zant School Schools

  • Margaret Ginchereau, Secretary, Ext. 5079
  • Christine Meo, Learning Consultant
  • Lynda Gary, Social Worker
  • Jamie Melamed, School Psychologist

TEAM 4 - Services Rice Preschool Program and Elementary, and Marlton Middle Schools

  • Jennifer Berry, Secretary, Ext. 5089
  • Amy Nicholls, Learning Consultant
  • Allyson Feld, School Psychologist
  • Melissa Zucker, Social Worker
  • Leslie Shultz, School Psychologist
  • Kathleen G. Taylor, Learning Consultant
  • Sherri Reisman, Social Worker
  • Virginia Perrone, Speech Therapist/Autism Specialist
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