James Pizzi, School Psychologist and member of North Bergen professional staff since September 1995 and pleased to be back once again at JFK School.  Our CST office is in the 3rd floor atrium.   I am happy to say that my business phone was replaced and please use that means of contacting me  My office no. is (201) 974-7037.     We have just two half days left and will be starting full time on Wednesday September 1st.  Once again ,I try to be in the office by no later than 8 AM and will be staying until 3:30 at the earliest beginning 9/1/ 2022. 
     In my role as school psychologist, I perform psychological assessments for referred and classified students, write IEPs and run counseling sessions.  I also meet with my students and their teachers on a regular basis.  
      As we resume school in person, I plan on resuming my chess group this year and doing so earlier in the school year.  Please e-mail me or call the main office if you have questions.  More information will be forthcoming shortly. 
     To parents of the students, I case manage please call me at (201) 974-7037.  During the Covid outbreak,I stay just slightly beyond my assigned hours of 4PM,  I would like to hear from you with questions or concerns regarding your child's progress.  You could also e-mail me, at [email protected]  However, I would prefer to speak with you. 
   I hold an MA degree in Ed. Psych and a Professional Diploma from Kean College now Kean University, a Master of Arts in Teaching from what was Trenton State College now the College of New Jersey and a MA in history from Penn State University.    
      We plan on resuming full day hours for the 2021-2022 school year.  If you cannot reach me by phone for some reason please e-mail me at [email protected].  
  A brief update regarding our situation.  We have returned to the buildings this week and the students will return on Wednesday the 12th of January for in-person instruction.  I am back at my business number of (201) 974-7037.  Parents wishing that their children remain at home will just receive asynchronous work.  Please check out the parent portal for questions about this.  
        Here are a few websites and/or phone numbers which can act as resources for your child and yourself.  
                   Math                                                  ELA
        www,thinkcentral.com                         www.starfall.com
        www.khanacademy.org                       www.funbrain.com
        Family Support Resources          
        Perform Care-1-877-652-7624 
        North Hudson Community Action Program (201) 330-2632 


Transition Day 2021

This is a power point for 8th grade transtion day which is usually held in person for our 8th grade special needs students but due to the pandemic cannot be held in that manner this school year.  Please all 8th graders and your parents watch the power point

Teacher conferences

Hello Parents, I will be available for conferences on December 16th in the afternoon and between 7-9 PM in the evening. I will also be available for conferences on the 17th. These are brief conferences not the lengthof IEP meetings. Please contact me by phone (908) 415-6541 or e-mail if you wish to meet.-Jim Pizzi, Case Manger
Hola padres, estaré disponible para conferencias el 16 de diciembre por la tarde y entre las 7 y las 9 pm por la noche. También estaré disponible para conferencias el día 17. Estas son conferencias breves que no abarcan la duración de las reuniones del IEP. Comuníquese conmigo por teléfono (908) 415-6541 o por correo electrónico si desea reunirse. -Jim Pizzi, Case Manager

Virtual Parent's Night

Hello Parents, we are having a virtual parents night on December 8th, 2020 from 7-9 PM where will meet with you for brief meetings. We can continue the meetings into Wednesday the 9th in the afternoon hours. Please answer just yes or no on this-Jim Pizzi
Hola padres, vamos a tener una noche virtual para padres el 8 de diciembre de 2020 de 7 a 9 p.m., donde nos reuniremos con ustedes para reuniones breves. Podemos continuar las reuniones hasta el miércoles 9 en horas de la tarde. Por favor responda solo sí o no a esto. Jim Pizzi

Dental Survey

Hello Parents please take the time to fill out the survey on the dental needs of your children-Thank You, Jim Pizzi

Hola, padres, tómese el tiempo para completar la encuesta sobre las necesidades dentales de sus hijos.

Wednesdays during the school year

Hell parents on Wednesday, I can be reached at my cell no. as we are working remotely on that day.  (908) 415-6541.  

Video for parents night

Hello parents, pleaise check out the CST virtual classroom in my posts it is a video conducted ny teammate talking about our roles on the Child Study Team 

Phone number for today

Hello parents, I will be working from home again today October 14th should be back in the office tomorrow on Thursday the 15th.  Please reach me at (908) 415-6541 today.-Jim Pizzi

Schedule changes

Hello parents, I will be working at home on Tuesday the 13th, please reach me at (908) 415-6541-Jim Pizzi

For Tuesday and Wednesday of this school week, I will be working from home.  To reach me on my cell number, please call (908) 415-6541.  I will be back in the office on Thursday October 8th at my usual number (201) 974-7037-James Pizzi  

My phone is back on and the voice mail is taking messages.  Please reach me at (201) 974-7037.  Will not doing late hours in the office beyond dismissal time during the fall 2020.