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Special Education Department


Cheryl Jackson
Director of Special Programs
P: (607) 564-9955 ext. 1026 

Dee Wall
P: (607) 564-9955 ext. 1026
F: (607) 564-0646

Catherine Merwin
School Psychologist
P: (607) 564-9955 ext. 1201

Jamie McCaffrey

Social Worker
P: (607) 564-9955 ext. 1215

Linda Seaney

Social Worker
P: (607) 564-9955 ext. 1213

Kathy Miller

Speech Language Pathologist
P: (607) 564-9955 ext. 1103

Peggy Roe

Speech Language Pathologist
P: (607) 564-9955 ext. 1038  

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Newfield Central School District's Vision for Special Education is to:  
  1. Increase inclusive opportunities for students with disabilities
  2. Increase access to the Common Core Learning Standards for students with disabilities
  3. Increase the academic achievement of students with disabilities
  4. Increase the connectedness with the school community
  5. Close the achievement gap between classified/non-classified students
  6. Increase exposure to and interest in post-secondary opportunities for students with disabilities
  7. All Students with Disabilities are Career and/or College ready

Elementary Special Education Teachers:

Nicole Boyle
Kristin Black
Stephanie Gallogly
Eryn Kelly
Hannah Birdsall
Sarah Andrews

Middle School Special Education Teachers:

Lisa Hawke
Patricia Kroog-Erickson
Helen Pflueger
Amanda Birch

High School Special Education Teachers:

Jeff Augustine
Ben Mueller
Candice Smith


CPSE Referral Form
Referral Process Flowchart
Initial Referral Form for School-Age Students
504 Referral Form





Dr. Cheryl Thomas, Superintendent
District Office
247 Main Street
Newfield, NY 14867

Phone: (607) 564-9955
Fax: (607) 564-0055

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