• 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.

    Auditorily Impaired


    Cognitively Impaired

    Communication Impaired

    Deaf / Blindness

    Emotionally Disturbed

    Multiply Disabled

    Orthopedically Impaired

    Other Health Impaired

    Preschool Child with a Disability

    Social Maladjustment

    Specific Learning Disability

    Traumatic Brain Injury

    Visually Impaired
    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