Debra Jennings Remarks on Newark’s Top Issues in Special Education

SPAN Executive Co-Director, Debra Jennings, was quoted in a Chalkbeat article on issues facing special education in Newark’s schools.  “These programs are created, and then there’s more of an emphasis of putting children into these programs than figuring out a...

WholeLife NJ Introduces Its New App

WholeLife NJ has announced the release of its “Eat, Play, Parent” app. Read more about this new resource below: WholeLife NJ: Eat, Play, Parent is your perfect healthy living, one stop shop, app! The app was developed by the School Health Specialist Team...

The Pediatric Psychiatry Collaborative is Available in Your Area

Hundreds of pediatric providers are now receiving quick access to mental/behavioral health consultative support, and connecting patients with referrals to mental/behavioral health services through the PPC. Show this flyer to your pediatrician and let them know that...

NJ’s Ranking in Special Education System Review

How did NJ’s Special Education system fared in the US Department of Education’s review of its Special Education State Performance Plan? While NJ was found to “meet requirements,” the US Department of Education has also issued a...

Take the Help Me Grow National Center Parent Survey

The Help Me Grow National Center would like YOUR input! Please share the information and the links to the survey (English and Spanish) below. The survey takes about 7 minutes to complete (on average), and will be open until COB Friday, August 30, 2019. Here is...