Student & Special Services at APHS

Asbury Park High School
Student & Special Services 

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Main Number 732-776-2638
Fax  732-774-4667

Guidance Department

Administrative Assistant
Ms. Izhane Pelosi
732-776-2638 X2639
[email protected]

School Counselor  Grade Student Caseload  Group Liaison  Ext.

Elizabeth FrancoKopec
F[email protected] 

 7th-8th  A-Z All Students  2645

Kaleigh Wargo

W[email protected]

 9th-12th      A-F  Special Education   2677 

 Bryan Hackett
   H[email protected]

 9th-12th G-O   Dream Academy Students  2643

 Marcos Terreros
T[email protected]
 9th-12th  P-Z  ESL/ELL Students  2632

Student Services Department


 Name  Title  Ext.

 Barry Baity
[email protected] 
 In-School Suspension Teacher 2673

 Mark Gerbino 
Administrator on Special Assignment: Asbury Park High School
Attendance, Discipline, Graduation Readiness 

Sheldon Sanders, MSW, LSW

[email protected] 

District Health & Social Services Coordinator 2642

Officer Byron Young

[email protected]  
Asbury Park Police Department School Resource Officer 2641

Mike Zajac 

 Dean of Students 2624 

Special Services Department


 Name  Title  Ext.

 Edly Victorin 
Speech Therapist
Preschool - 12th Grade 

 Dot Ellison 
School Psychologist
Child Study Team Case Manager - High School

 Danielle Petrucci, LDT-C 
Licensed Disabilities Teacher Consultant
Child Study Team Case Manager - 7th & 8th Grade

Joe Scura, LSW 

 Social Worker
Child Study Team Case Manager - High School

 Bari Zuckerman 
 Occupational Therapist
Preschool - 12th Grade

School-Based Services


Program  Contacts

The Spot
School-Based Youth Services Program in Partnership with the Visiting Nurse Association

Located within Asbury Park High School providing services including: Primary and Preventative Health Services; Employment Services; Individual, Group and Family Therapy; Recreation Programs; and Life and Social Skills Development.
Dr. Jennifer Dumas- Smith
Program Director

[email protected]

 YMCA Counseling & Social Services
On-Site Therapeutic Services in Partnership with the YMCA of Greater Monmouth County

Partnership with schools to meet the need for counseling services on site. Services include: Play therapy, Individual and family therapy, Parenting education, and Psychiatric services.

Services are offered at no charge and the YMCA works directly with insurance companies. Services are provided in English & Spanish. All counselors are Masters level, licensed, and background checked. 

[email protected]


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