May 10-14, 2021 is Special Education Week! NJSA 18A:36-5 designates the second week in May each year as “Special Education Week” in New Jersey, to recognize administrators, educators, and families for their dedication to ensuring quality education for students with disabilities in this state and to recognize the hard work of the students themselves.

    Welcome to the Berkeley Heights Public Schools Department of Special Services!
    We strive for individualized, inclusive education for all students. Explore our pages for information and guidance regarding the provision of special education and related services throughout our school district. 
    To make a referral to the Child Study Team for an evaluation, a letter to the Director of Special Services should be mailed via the postal service or hand-delivered, with an original parent signature, noting the student's name, school, grade and reason for referral. The address of the Department of Special Services is 345 Plainfield Avenue, Berkeley Heights, NJ 07922.
    Mrs. Michele Gardner, Director of Special Services 908-464-1298 1800  
    Mr. Kevin Morra, Supervisor of Special Education 908-464-1298 1865  
    Administrative Assistants      
    Mrs. Tracy Bostwick 908-464-1298 1800  
    Ms. Renee Murillo 908-464-1298 1810  
    Mary Kay McMillin School      
    Mr. Paul Grant, LDT-C 908-464-1298 1628  
    Dr. Susan Tennant, Psychologist 908-464-1298 1860  
    Thomas P. Hughes School      
    Dr. Heather McGarry, Psychologist 908-464-1298 1842  
    Mrs. Toby Marcus, Social Worker 908-464-1298 1840  
    William Woodruff School      
    Mrs. Tara Pirozzoli, LDT-C 908-464-1298 1820  
    Mountain Park School      
    Dr. Elizabeth Doerrbecker, BCBA/Psychologist 908-464-1298 1841  
    Columbia Middle School      
    Dr. Peter Sempepos, Psychologist 908-464-1298 1850  
    Ms. Megan Gallagan, Psychologist 908-464-1298 1627  
    Mrs. Sarah Fernandes, LDT-C 908-464-1298 1830  
    Governor Livingston High School      
    Mrs. Melissa Mohr,Psychologist                                   


    Mr. James Weaver, Psychologist


    Mr. Steve Siebelts, Social Worker


    Mrs. Jeannette Gates, LDT-C


    Ms. Michelle Corsentino, Psychologist