Douglas Klein, Fairview resident since 2004, BA in Communications with a focus on radio. Started volunteering as an ESL tutor with Franciscan CDC in 2012, and was accepted as a Board Member in 2013. Continues to tutor, provides musical entertainment at private affairs, while attending classes and seeking a career in Graphic/Web Design.

Jose Valdez, West New York resident. Board Member since 2012, IT Director since January 2013. Earned a BA in Computer Sciences Engineer and Master in Applied Computer Sciences.


Lizzett Cuervo, North Bergen resident. Member of Board of trustees since 2013, earned a BA in Political Science from Rutgers, MAED in Curriculum and Instruction. Lizzett also holds a teaching certificate and is endorsed as a teacher in learning disabilities. Lizzett serves as a special education teacher for the West New York school district.Lizzett CuervoSpecial Education Teacher P.S. 3

Rita Palumbo, Cliffside Park resident. A retired English teacher having taught 37 years for the Union City Board of Education. She was the advisor for Future Educators of America. A volunteer, for several years, for the President Eisenhower People to People organization. And is presently an adjunct professor for New Jersey City University.


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