The Hillsdale Public Schools has an Anti-Bullying Coordinator for the district and an Anti-Bullying Specialist in each building. The following is a list of who fills each role in our district and a brief description of the responsibility attached to it.
District Anti-Bullying Coordinator
The District Anti-Bullying Coordinator is Mrs. Tracey Mastice.
The District Anti-Bullying Coordinator's role is to coordinate and strengthen the school district's Harassment Intimidation and Bullying (HIB) policies to prevent, identify and address the harassment, intimidation and bullying of students. This is done in collaboration with the school Anti-Bullying Specialists, Principals, Superintendent and Board of education.
Mrs. Mastice's office is located at 32 Ruckman Road, inside the Anthony S. De Norchia Administration Building. She can be reached by phone at (201)-664-0504 or email at: firstname.lastname@example.org.
School Anti Bullying Specialists
The School Anti-Bullying Specialists chair the School Safety Team and lead, with the Principal, the investigation of reported HIB incidents. Suspected incidents are reported to the School Anti-Bullying Specialist who completes a report form together with the complaintant. The specialist then discusses the matter with the building principal and an investigation is conducted. The building principal reports on these incidents to the superintendent, who in turn, reports to the Board of Education. The School Anti-Bullying Specialists are as follows:
Ann Blanche Smith School
1000 Hillsdale Avenue
Mr. Dante Casalaro
50 Piermont Avenue
Mrs. Deanna Nelsen-DeFalco
George G. White School
120 Magnolia Avenue
Ms. Jenna Pizzo
Mrs. Jennifer Reese, Chairperson