Meet Our Staff

Over 40 Years of Quality Early Care and Education Services

How To Contact Us

111 Howard Boulevard, Suite 104, Mount. Arlington, NJ 07856
Telephone: 973-398-1730 | Toll Free: 1-877-CFR-4116 (1-877-237-4116) | Fax: 973-398-0319

Department Contacts

Para hablar con alguien en espanol, llame 973-398-1730, oprima dos.

Community Referral Line: 973-398-1730 x186
NJCK Child Care Subsidy Program: 973-601-6146
NJCK Application Request Line: 973-601-6146
Work First NJ Referral Unit: 973-601-6146
Parent Coaching: 973-398-1730 x187

Professional Development/Training: 973-398-1730 x190
Child Development Associate (CDA) Certification: 973-398-1730 x191
Family Child Care Registration & Renewal: 973-398-1730 x 184
Child Care Food Program: 973-398-1730 x 184
Executive Director: 973-601-6140

Staff Contact Information

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Rebekka Zydel, Executive Director: 973-601-6140
Lori Bailey, Subsidy Case Manager: 973-601-6153
Ana Caraballo, Specialized Case Manager: 973-601-6159
Heather Cecco, Assistant Controller: 973-770-5831
Amie Ferguson, Early Care & Education Specialist: 973-770-5825
Martha Giron, Intake & Fiscal Specialist: 973-770-5820
Lori Harrje, Quality Improvement Specialist: 973-601-6158
Megan Irizarry, Specialized Case Manager/Policy Specialist: 973-601-6156
Heather Izurieta, Subsidy Case Manager: 973-601-6155
Margie Kerwien, Lead Quality Improvement Specialist: 973-601-6149
Michele Knop, e-Child Care Fiscal Specialist: 973-601-6154
Carmela McCleary, Quality Improvement Specialist: 973-770-5823
Dorota Neulinger, Controller: 973-601-6143

Dinah Nuovo, Intake & Referral Specialist: 973-770-5829
Charlene O’Brien, Quality Improvement Specialist: 973-770-5822
Jill Pellicone, Intake & Fiscal Specialist: 973-770-5820
Fanny Restrepo, Subsidy Case Manager: 973-601-6147
Terrance Ruffin, Subsidy Case Manager: 973-770-5833
Jennifer Sanchez, Subsidy Case Manager: 973-770-5824
Casey Seibert, Subsidy Case Manager: 973-601-6157
Rebecca Sherrod, Subsidy Program Coordinator: 973-601-6141
Linda Smith, Certified Parent Coach: 973-601-6145
Sue Stiles, Subsidy Quality Assurance Coordinator: 973-601-6148
Danilo Velez, Family Child Care Coordinator: 973-770-5821
Gift Venezio, Early Care & Education Specialist: 973-601-6142
Michelle White, Data Specialist: 973-601-6142