• The district's central office is located at 345 Plainfield Ave. in Berkeley Heights. It is housed in a red building on the same campus of Columbia Middle School. The superintendent's office, human resources, the business office, transportation, food services, the child study team, and the district supervisors' offices are all located in this building. All staff can be reached by dialing 908-464-1718 and then entering the extension below.
    Superintendent's Office
    Name Extension Position
    Dr. Melissa Varley 1000 Superintendent of Schools
    Scott McKinney 1000 Assistant Superintendent of Schools
    Thomas Long 1030 Assistant to the Superintendent
    Diane Azalone 1000 Secretary
    Linda Kantrowitz 1020 Secretary
    Sarah Latzke 1010 Executive Assistant to the Superintendent
    Department of Special Services
    Name Extension Position
    Michele Gardner
    1800 Director of Special Education
    Kevin Morra 1800 Supervisor of Special Education, District Summer School, 6-12 In-District Sp Ed Programs, 6-12 Special Ed Teachers, 6-12 Special Ed Aides, 6-12 testing/APA, 
    Directors & Supervisors
    Name Extension Position
    Ashley Janosko 2600 K- 12 Director of Guidance, 9-12 Testing, SAC
    Marybeth Kopacz 1065 K- 5 Director of Curriculum and Intervention
    Drew Ziobro 1710 District Supervisor 6-12 Math, 6-12 BSI, 9-12 Business, 6-12 Practical Arts, 6-12 Family & Consumer Sci., STEAM Academy, K-12 Math Assessments

    James Finley
    1720 District Supervisor, AP Capstone, 6-12 Science, K-8 Computers, K-12 Art, K-12 Science Assessments
    Laurie Scott 1740 District Supervisor 6-12 Language Arts, K-12 Media Specialists, K-12 Music, 6-12 BSI, K-12 LAL Asessments
    Stephen Hopkins 1750 District Supervisor 6-12 Social Studies, 1-12 World Language, K-12 ELL, Project Connect, K-12 SS Assessments
    Ann Clifton 2545 Director of Athletics & Supervisor 6-12 PE/Health and Athletic Trainer
    Business Office
    Name Extension Position
    Julie Kot 1400 Business Administrator & Board Secretary
    Cathy Pitingolo 1400 Executive Assistant to the Business Adminstrator
    Anthony Amiano 1470 Supervisor, Buildings and Grounds
    Lisa McAdam 1450 Payroll Specialist
    Marilyn Scarpati 1420 Benefits
    Alicia Bongiovanni 1410 Accounts Payable
    Kelly Sheehan 1910 Transportation Coordinator
    Crissy Figueroa 1920 Food Service Director