Child Find Program

Team Members:

Debbie Mannon
Director of Special Services         

Michele Lachow
School Psychologist

Kaitlyn Penna
Social Worker

Cindy Hudock
School Nurse

Mary Robinson
Child Study Team Secretary

WHO - Any student age 3 through 21, including students attending nonpublic schools, who reside in Franklin Township, who may be disabled due to physical, sensory, emotional, communication, cognitive or social difficulties.

WHAT In public school, the Child Study Team of the district in which the child resides can evaluate a child.  For students in non-public schools, the Child Study Team of the public school district in which the non-public school is located can evaluate a child.  If a child is determined to be eligible for special education, an appropriate Individual Educational Program will be developed with input from the parents, teachers, administrators and other professionals as needed.

WHERE Franklin Township Child Study Team Office - 908-689-2958  x404.

WHEN Any teacher, administrator, professional staff of the school district, parent, or agency concerned with the welfare of students may call the Child Study Team Office with a request for evaluation any time of the year.  Our school hours are 8am to 4pm.

WHY - To help children with special needs to access general education in the least restrictive environment.


Early Intervention

ARC - Warren County Chapter
319 W. Washington Ave. 3rd Floor
Suite 2 PO box 389
Washington, NJ 07882
Phone: 908-689-7525

Project First Step Early Intervention
319 W. Washington Ave. 2nd Floor
PO Box 389
Washington, NJ 07882
Phone: 908-689-4542

Local Nursery Schools

Washington Nursery School
40 E. Church St.
Washington, NJ 07882
Phone: 689-4998

Franklin Township School
52 Asbury-Broadway Road
Washington, NJ 07882
Phone: 689-2958 x400
Little Bears Learning Center
269 State Hwy.31 S
Washington, NJ 07882
Half Pint Early Learning & Childcare Center
432 Rt. 57 W
Washington, NJ 07882
Phone: 908-835-9499
Kiddie U
43 Newburg Road
Hackettstown, NJ  07840
Phone: 908-813-8807

Sonshine Preschool
21 Cherry Tree Bend Road
Port Murray, NJ 07865
Phone: 908-689-9151


Coventry Family Practice
755 Memorial Parkway
Phillipsburg, NJ 08865
Phone: 908-454-6303

New BeginingsPediatrics
755 Memorial Pkwy.
Suite 115
Washington Twp., NJ 07882
Phone: 908-454-3737



Page last updated October 25, 2017