Special Education Parent Advisory Committee 

This group is a state-mandated, district-level parent group charged with providing input to the local school district on system-level challenges in special education and related services.


The Path To Better Communication and Involvement

Updates and Information

SEPAC Meetings / Presentations 2022 - 2023 School Year

Presentations from 2021-2022 School Year

SEPAC Meeting Presentation from February 8th

SEPAC Meeting Presentation from December 7th

SEPAC Meeting Presentation from March 16th

Parental Rights In Special Education (PRISE)

Children Friendly Resources for Parents

  • To meet with those interested in promoting the educational, emotional and social welfare of all disabled children;
  • To give parents and guardians a forum to exchange ideas;
  • To inform parents and guardians of the educational services available;
  • To establish a line of communication among teachers, administrators, Board of Education members, parents and guardians;
  • To guarantee equal opportunity for all disabled students;
  • To aid parents and guardians in seeking their legal rights.


The Department of Pupil Personnel Services can be reached at the following telephone number: (973) 263-7200 ext. 7215
The Department of Pupil Personnel Services is comprised of the following supervisors:

Mr. Keith Cortright, Executive Director of Pupil Personnel Services
Mr. Joseph Wohlgemuth, Coordinating Supervisor of Special Education PreK-5
Mrs. Karen Sturtz, Coordinating Supervisor of Special Education 6-12
Mrs. Cory Wegesa, Coordinating Supervisor of Guidance and Medical Services

If you would like information regarding the referral, classification and/or placement of your child, please contact your child's school principal or Case Manager.