Special education

Committee on special education


CPSE/CSE Chairperson

Susan O’Connell soconnell@pvcsd.org

845 528-8130 extension 1315


Elementary School

Mary Sullivan


  1. (845)528-8130 extension 1116

Stephanie Tatto


  1. (845)528-8092 extension 1104

Middle School

Jason Kane


  1. (845)528-8101 extension 1219

High School

Eva Wayne


  1. (845)526-7847 extension 1329

Gina Noto


(845) 526-7847 extension 1398


School Age:  If your school-age child is having difficulties in school, first talk to his or her teacher.  The teacher can intervene with RTI (Response To Intervention) strategies.  RTI interventions, strategies and goals may provide the necessary supports your child needs.  It may, however, be possible that additional supports beyond RTI are needed. Many schools offer supports for students within regular education such as psychological services, speech and language improvement services, curriculum and instructional modifications and Academic Intervention Services.  If these supports are still not enough, the Instructional Support Team (IST) will meet and determine if a referral to the Committee on Special Education is warranted. 

To read more about RTI and IST, please click here.

If you have additional questions and would like to speak with the Committee on Special Education (CSE) Chairperson, Susan O’Connell, please call (845) 528-8130 extension 1315 or 1317.


What should you do if you feel your child needs special education?