District Child Study Team
The Point Pleasant Beach School District’s Child Study Team (CST) is responsible for the evaluation and classification of students with disabilities in accordance with IDEA and New Jersey Administrative Code Title 6A:14. * Additionally, the CST develops individualized educational programs (IEPs), provides case management services, and makes recommendations for related services such as speech, occupational therapy, physical therapy, counseling, and assistive technology for students as indicated in their IEPs.
To this end the Point Pleasant Beach School District employs two school psychologists, one learning consultant (LDT/C), one school social worker, two speech / language therapists, one occupational therapist, and one physical therapist. The CST also provides services for Bay Head and Lavallette Elementary Schools.
* Disabilities defined in NJAC 6A:14-3.5 (c) 1-14.
Deaf / Blindness
Other Health Impaired
Preschool Child with a Disability
Specific Learning Disability
Traumatic Brain Injury
Patricia Cartwright -Supervisor of Special Education Services
Sara Ellis - School Social Worker
Mary Ellen Beaton -Learning /disabilities Teacher/Consultant
Andrea Schnyderite -Speech Language Therapist
Cherie Spanier, Psy. D -School Psychologist
Deborah J. Vigneri -School Psychologist
Cindy Trabbatoni -Secretary
Maureen DeJacimo -Occupational Therapist
Audrey Arzt -Physical Therapist
Barbara Favretto -Speech/Language Therapist