• Harassment, Intimidation and Bullying

    Thank you for visiting the district's homepage for the Harassment, Intimidation and Bullying (HIB) program.

    The Board of Education reviews the HIB policy 5512 and regulation 5512 annually. To read the policy, please open this link. To read the regulation, please click on this link.

    Dr. Maryalice Thomas oversees the district's Harassment, Intimidation and Bullying policy and program. She can be reached at mathomas@rtnj.org or via phone at (973) 361-0808 ext. 6236.

    For New Jersey Department of Education anti-bullying resources, please click this link.



    Anti-Bullying Coordinator: Dr. Maryalice Thomas

    (973) 361-0808 ext. 6236




    Mrs. Krissy Atelek (973) 361-0808 ext. 2223



    The Anti-Bullying Specialists chair the School Safety Teams at each school.   These teams consists of key school personnel as well as parent and community representatives. 



    Kristin Atelek is the Anti-Bullying Specialist (ABS) for Fernbrook Elementary School. She has been employed in district as a school social worker since 2016 and has been involved as an ABS since this time. Mrs. Atelek is also a member of the Child Study Team and the School Safety Team.

    Mrs. Atelek attended Arcadia University and received her Master’s Degree in Social Work from Rutgers University with a concentration in work with children and families. Mrs. Atelek is also a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), and previously worked in a mental health treatment facility providing individual, family, and group counseling services to an at-risk population.