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


Kindergarten through 8th Grade

malexanderName: Melissa Alexander

Education: B.S. in Elementary  Education (Penn State University), M.Ed in Special Education/Autism Spectrum Disorders & Applied Behavioral Analysis with Autism Endorsement( Temple University)

Specialty: Specialized Learning Support, 8th-11th

Teacher Site: LINK

Name: Adriane Cossrow

Education: BS. in Elementary and Special Education (Temple University) Masters in Education (Cabrini University)

Specialty: Emotional Support K-8, Corrective Reading Program (5th)

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

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)

Speciality: Autistic Support, K-8

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.