Skip to Content

AFBAmerican Foundation®
for the Blind

Expanding possibilities for people with vision loss

New Jersey Department of Education: Office of Special Education Programs - AFB Directory Profile

General Information

New Jersey Department of Education: Office of Special Education Programs
P.O. Box 500
Trenton, NJ 08625-0500
(609) 292-4469 (Local)
(609) 984-8422 (Fax)
(609) 984-8432 (TDD/TTY)
http://www.state.nj.us/njded/specialed/

Brief Description

Hours of operation: Mon.-Fri. 8:00 AM-5:00 PM.
Geographic area served: New Jersey.

Staff

Barbara Gantwerk, Assistant Commisioner, Student Services, (609) 292-0147, barbaragantwerk@doe.state.nj.us

Services Offered

Services for Children

  • Education Services
    • Implements state and federal laws and regulations governing special education to ensure that pupils with disabilities in New Jersey receive full educational opportunities.
  • Support for Parents
    • Offers training and assistance to families of students with disabilities regarding specific issues of special education.

Services for Professionals

  • Consultation/Technical Program Assistance
    • Oversees special education programs in local school districts and provides consultation/technical assistance to school personnel and families. Implements a preschool consultant system that provides technical assistance and training in issues related to preschool education of students with disabilities.
  • Professional Training
    • Provides a variety of professional training related to the provision of special and related services.
New Jersey Department of Education: Office of Special Education Programs, is this page missing one of your services, events, programs, or announcements? Update your information for free.

Join Our Mission

Help us expand our resources for people with vision loss.