District Directory

District Directory

Superintendent of Schools

Richard D. Tomko, Ph.D., M.B.A., M.J., M.A.E.

973-450-3500 X1022

[email protected]


District Reception Office

Ms. Diane Bruno

973-450-3500 X1060


Business Administrator/Board Secretary

Mr. Matthew J. Paladino

973-450-3500 X1009


Director of Operations/Chief Talent Officer

Mr. Thomas D'Elia

973-450-3500 X1054


Chief Engagement & Partnership Officer

Ms. Diana Kelleher

973-450-3500 X1002


Director of Special Services

Mr. Ryan Kline

973-450-3500 X1029


Assistant Director of Special Services

Mr. Stephen Puglia

973-450-3500 X 1618


Director of Early Childhood Education

Michael Vargas, Ed.S.

973-450-3500 X1029


Director of Information Technology

Jeff Perrapato 

973-450-3500 X1092


Office of Curriculum and Instruction

Mr. Joseph Lepo
973-450-3500 X 1606
Mr. Andrew Coban
973-450-3500 X 1053

Ms. Lucy Ann Demikoff 

973-450-3500 X 1070

Ms. Nicole Shanklin

973-450-3500 X 1052 


Director of Planning, Research, and Evaluation/Coordinator of Educational Technology/District Test Coordinator

Ricardo L. Acosta, Ed.S.

973-450-3500 X1404


Supervisor of Pupil Personnel Services 7-12

Mr. Mario Pedro

973-450-3500 X1004


Supervisor of Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion/SEL Coordinator

Dr. Silvia Pastor

973-450-3500 X1049



Ms. Diana Guardabasco

973-450-3500 X1024

201-407-2620- Cell


Supervisor of Buildings and Grounds

Mr. Richard Henry

973-450-3500 X1022


Director of Athletics

Mr. Marcellino Marra

973-450-3500 X1013


Belleville High School

Mr. Caleb Rhodes-Principal

973-450-3500 X1602


Belleville Middle School

Mr. Romain Royal- Principal

973-450-3500 X2002


School #3

Ms. Jennifer Vernieri- Principal



School #4

Ms. Dora Cavallo- Principal

973-450-3500 X3402


School #5

Ms. Mary Ann Gilligan- Principal

973-450-3500 X3502


School #7

Mr. Brian E. Belton- Principal

973-450-3500 X3702


School #8

Mr. Charles Giachetti - Principal

973-450-3500 X3802


School #9

Mr. Joseph Rotonda- Principal

973-450-3500 X3902


School #10

Mr. Matthew Sullivan- Principal

973-450-3500 X3102


Principal of Hornblower Early Childhood Center

Ms. Shannon Sharkey

973-450-3500 X3202


School Physician

Dr. Bottiglieri