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

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Name: Audrey Caputo

Education: N/A

Specialty: Special Education Assistant Teacher



Name: 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

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Name: Amanda Krier


Specialty: Paraprofessional




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: Kimberly Myers

Education: N/A

Specialty: Special Education Assistant Teacher



Name: Gina O’Neil

Education: N/A

Specialty: Special Education Assistant Teacher



Name: Christina Ostrowski

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

Specialty: Special Education Assistant Teacher



Name: Ashley Politi

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

Current Classes: K-2 Special Education Teacher

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Name: Ashely Schweitzer

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

Specialty: Emotional Support Teacher K-8

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Name: Rachel Smith

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

Specialty: Occupational Therapy K-12


Name: Caren Smith

Specialty: Paraprofessional




Name: Joshua Thomas

Specialty: Paraprofessional




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: 9th Grade Special Education

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 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

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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.