School Psychologist

The School Psychologist are employed by the school as members of the Child Study Team. Each School Psychologist has a minimum of a Master’s Degree in Psychology. The school psychologist has expertise in determining a child’s level of cognitive and conceptual development. In addition the psychologist is concerned with the emotional status of the student, and how both internal and external factors may affect behavior and performance in school.

There are currently two School Psychologists employed in the Hackettstown Public Schools.

Sarita Rao
Hackettstown High School
908-852-8150 Ext. 261
srao@hackettstown.org

Nicole Janiec-Stark
Willow Grove Elementary School
908-852-8550 Ext. 232
njaniec@hackettstown.org
 
American Psychological Association
http://www.apa.org/

Mental Health Association of New Jersey
http://www.mhanj.org/

National Association of School Psychologists
http://www.nasponline.org/

New Jersey Association of Mental Health Agencies
http://www.njamha.org/

New Jersey Psychological Association
https://www.psychologynj.org/