BOE hears special ed. action plan update

BOE hears special ed. action plan update

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The West Orange Board of Education was updated at its May 7 meeting on the progress of the action plan resulting from the recent special education audit, with a presentation by Kristin Gogerty, the district’s director of special services. An audit of the district’s special education services began last year and […]

Special Needs Symposium highlights WOPD programming

Special Needs Symposium highlights WOPD programming

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The West Orange Police Department hosted a Special Needs Symposium at Liberty Middle School on April 27, offering residents the opportunity to learn more about caring for someone with special needs. Officer Chris Jacksic told residents about the department’s Take Me Home program, which allows residents to register a family member […]

WOPD to hold special needs symposium

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The West Orange Police Department will hold a special needs symposium on Friday, April 27, from 6 to 10 p.m. at Liberty Middle School, 1 Kelly Drive in West Orange. The WOPD recently implemented Take Me Home, a registration and tracking program that helps law enforcement locate seniors, special-needs children and […]

WOSEPAC to hold egg hunt

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The West Orange Special Education Parent Advisory Council will hold a special needs egg hunt on Sunday, March 25, from 2 to 5 p.m. at Degnan Park, 650 Pleasant Valley Way. The event will include face painting, a sensory craft table and other fun activities. Also, from 4 to 5 p.m., […]

Expert report says WO special education is successful

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The West Orange Board Education heard a presentation on the recent audit of the district’s special education program at its Dec. 4 meeting, and received praise for the program’s successes and recommendations as to how the district can improve. The report was presented by Charlie Bryant and Patrick Keenoy, educational consultants […]

West Orange SEPAC holds meet and greet

West Orange SEPAC holds meet and greet

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The West Orange Special Education Parent Advisory Council held its first meeting of the school year on Oct. 17 at Liberty Middle School; the meet and greet proved enthusiastic and informational. Leading WOSEPAC this year are Chairwoman Ellen Gilio; Co-chairwoman and educational events Chairwoman Joanne De Simone; recording secretary Martha Singer, […]

WOSEPAC meeting

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The West Orange Special Education Advisory Council will meet Monday, Nov. 21, from 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. in Room 203 of the Board of Education building at 179 Eagle Rock Ave. in West Orange. WOSEPAC encourages families of West Orange students with special needs or students eligible for or receiving services […]