The annual joint Passaic County SBA and Passaic County Education Association meeting took place on Feb. 4 in Totowa.  A panel of experts discussed school safety and security.

The panel consisted of:

  • Thomas Gambino, Ed.D., New Jersey Department of Education (NJDOE) office of school preparedness and emergency planning, division of field services, office of fiscal accountability and compliance detective.
  • Corporal Margaret McCargo, Passaic County Sheriff’s Office and school resource officer at Passaic County Technical Institute.
  • Denis P. Doohan, Passaic County Prosecutor’s Office, certified protection professional and risk mitigation planner.
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Members of the Haledon school board were recognized by the Passaic County School Boards Association (PCSBA) for regular attendance at county meetings. Left to right: Judy Bassford, PCSBA President; Haledon board members Mohammad Ramadan, Carlos Moczo, Catherine Perez, Anyelis Diaz, Ellen Fischer and Charles Caraballo, PCSBA vice president.