Student Services

Welcome to the Office of School Support's Webpage!

Creating Student, Parent, and Community Engagement Pathways that honor the dynamic, multiple, and complicated ways that children learn from the CRADLE TO CAREER.

Managing student discipline and attendance is a function of the Office of School Support. The office is responsible for the administration, oversight, implementation, and data collection of the following school support services:

Attendance Matters!
Student Attendance
  • Absences & Excuses (School Board Policy)
  • Tardiness (School Board Policy)
  • Daily Attendance Report
  • List of Schools
Student Behavior
  • Conduct & Discipline (School Board Policy)
  • Elementary School Discipline Code
  • Secondary School Discipline Code
  • Discipline Code Glossary of Terms
  • Suspension & Expulsion (School Board Policy)
  • In-School Suspension (School Board Policy)
Truancy Prevention & Reduction Program
Violence, Vandalism, and Substance Abuse Reporting (Public Access to Reports)
  • Vandalism/Violence (School Board Policy)
  • Prohibiting Harassment, Intimidation, and Bullying (School Board Policy)
  • School Violence Guidelines (NJDOE)
Student Legal Hearings


Dr. Jose M. Rodriguez
Assistant Superintendent of School Supports
609-656-4900; 5794

Candace F. Mathis,
Administrative Assistant
609-656-4900; 5794

Terrance Stokes, 
Manager of School Support (Districtwide Anti-Bullying Coordinator, ABC)
609-656-4900; 5459

Manager of School Support (Elementary)
609-656-4900; 5474

Dean McCleese
Manager of School Support (Secondary)
609-656-4900; 5474 

Attendance Officers

Ruthdali Melendez,
609-656-4900; 5125

Keneshia Funchess,
609-656-4900; 5718 

Rasaan Parker,
609-656-4900; 5520

Deana Nollie,
609-656-4900; 5720

Kyle J. Smith,
609-656-4900; 5511

Christopher L. Stokes,
609-656-4900; 571

Victoria R. Rodriguez,
609-656-4900; 5717

Joseph Wardy,
609-656-4900; 5719