To contact a teacher directly please use the email available on this list: NFCS Teacher Email List


Kindergarten through 8th Grade

apaName: Nicole Apa

Education: B.A in Early childhood/Elementary Education  (Holy Family University), Masters in Special Education (St. Joseph’s University)

Specialty: K-5 Elementary School Special Education Teacher and K-8 Special Education Liaison

Teacher Site: N/A


bdeverName: Brian Dever

Education: BA in Elementary Education (Holy Family University), M.Ed with K-12 Special Education certification (Cabrini College)

Specialty: Autistic Support, K-8

Teacher Site: LINK



Name: Holly Lowe

Education: B.A in Elementary (K-6) and Special Education (N-12)  (LaSalle University), M.Ed in Special Education and Autism Endorsement (Holy Family University)

Specialty: Middle School Special Education Teacher, 6th-8th Grade

Teacher Site: LINK


Name: Gina O’Neil

Education: N/A

Specialty: Special Education Assistant Teacher

Teacher Site: LINK

Name: Christina Ostrowski

Education: Associates in Early Childhood Education (Manor College), Bachelors in Elementary/Special Education (Temple University)

Specialty: Special Education Assistant Teacher

Teacher Site: LINK


Name: Ashley Politi

Education: B.A. in Elementary and Special Education (LaSalle University), M.Ed. (Cabrini College)

Current Classes: K-2 Special Education Teacher

Teacher Site: LINK


Name: Ashely Schweitzer

Education: B.S in Elementary Education, PreK-4 and Special Education PreK-8 (Arcadia University)

Specialty: Emotional Support Teacher K-8

Teacher Site: LINK

Name: Rachel Smith

Education: B.S. Psychology and Masters in Occupational Therapy (Philadelphia University), Sensory Integration (Certified Philadelphia University)                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Specialty: Occupational Therapy K-12

Teacher Site: LINK

Name: Lindsey Yerkov

Education: N/A

Specialty: Special Education Assistant

Teacher Site: LINK

High School

Name: Lauren Bacanskas

Education: B.S. in Elementary, K-6 and Special Education, N-12 (Holy Family University), M.S. in Special Education and Autism Endorsement (Saint Joseph’s University)

Classes: 10th Grade Special Education

Teacher Site: LINK

 Donette Dalcin

Education: B.A. in Psychology (Temple University), M.Ed. (Temple University) Special Education Certification N-12, English 7 – 12, and Special Education Supervisory Certification N-12 (Penn State World Campus)

Classes: 12th Grade Special Education, Transition Coordinator

Teacher Site: LINK

 Stacy Hoffman

Education: B.S.Ed. in Citizenship Education (Millersville University), M.A. Education with Special Education certification (Holy Family University)

Classes: 11th Grade Special Education, High School Special Education Liaison

Teacher Site: LINK

Name: Sarah Michalski

Education: B.A. in History Education, (Gwynedd-Mercy College), M.Ed. in English & Special Education (Holy Family University)

Classes: 9th Grade Special Education

Teacher Site: LINK

Special Programs

imagesNFCS has partnered up with SPIN (Special People in the Northeast) to help some of our 11th and 12th grade students transition into the next phase of their lives.