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Board of Education Meeting April 2022

At the April 28 Elizabeth Board of Education meeting at Dr. Orlando Edreira Academy School No. 26 @ Msgr. João S. Antão School No. 31, the meeting opened with a moment of silence for the passing of former Elizabeth Public Schools Principal at Alexander Hamilton Middle School Paul S. Macciachera.

Following the Pledge of Allegiance, Star-Spangled Banner, and Pledge of Ethics, the Board presented a video that highlights some of the autism acceptance activities that have taken place during the month of April in support of Autism Acceptance Month:

The Board also celebrated and recognized the leadership and advocacy of the Elizabeth Public Schools’ Special Services Department and recognized the following special services department members:


Diana C. Pinto-Gomez, Director

Ali B. Abdul-Malik, Supervisor

Dr. Jose M. Rodriguez, Supervisor

Thelusma Cadet, Supervisor

Scott Matthew Cohen, Supervisor

Justin K. McConkey, Supervisor

Nancy Morales-Frigoletto, Supervisor

Cheryl A. Ferry, Instructional Coach

Kalinna Caridad Johnson, Guidance Counselor

Catherine Perez, Secretary

Luz G. Aliaga Mori, Secretary

Yolanda Elizabeth Dieguez, Secretary

Amalfi Mancera, Secretary

Iliana C. Perez, Secretary

Anabela Nogueira Seabra, Secretary

Nataly Zetino, Secretary

Kissairis Josefa Brito Peguero, Secretary

Carmel Paternostro, Secretary