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Dr. Linda Edwards
Director of Special Services
201-445-7700 x8904


Christine McNally
Administrative Assistant
201-445-7700 x8933
Ellen Lyons
Administrative Assistant
201-445-7700 x8904
Ann Guarino
Administrative Assistant
201-445-7700 ext. 8932
SEPAC District-wide Meetings
The Special Education Parent Advisory Council (SEPAC) provides a valuable forum for parents of students with educational disabilities to ask questions and offer input regarding our program of special services, as well as to share positive school-based experiences. We invite you to attend the District-wide, 2015-16 school year SEPAC meetings which will be held in the High School Media Center on the following Tuesdays:

November 3, 2015 at 9:00 a.m.
January 26, 2016 at 7:00 p.m.
March 29, 2016 at 9:00 a.m.
May 31, 2016 at 7:00 p.m.

We hope you will be able to attend these meetings.
New Director Named
The Glen Rock Board of Education recently approved the appointment of Ms. Linda Edwards as the district's new Director of Special Services. Ms. Edwards began her service to the district on June 15, replacing Dr. Philip Paterno, who retired from the district in April after serving in that capacity since July 2010.

Ms. Edwards comes to Glen Rock from the Scotch Plains-Fanwood School District, where she served as director of special services since 2013. Prior to that, she served as supervisor of special education for the Livingston Board of Education from 2011-2013, and was a learning disabilities teacher-consultant from 2004-2011 for the Mahwah Township Public Schools. From 1981-2004 she worked for the Forum School in Waldwick as a special education teacher.

Ms. Edwards holds master's degrees in special education and education leadership. She is currently a doctoral candidate at Rutgers University.

According to Superintendent Paula Valenti, "Linda Edwards is a distinguished educator who will bring a fresh perspective to the special services department of the Glen Rock Public Schools; we are excited to have Ms. Edwards join the administrative team".

"The Board is pleased that Linda Edwards will be joining us as director of special services," said Board President Rona McNabola. "Her strong background in teaching and leadership will be an asset to our district."
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Glen Rock Public Schools Special Education Reference Manual for Parents and Staff
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