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. 2261

Nicole Janiec-Stark
Willow Grove Elementary School
908-852-2805 Ext. 4232
American Psychological Association

Mental Health Association of New Jersey

National Association of School Psychologists

New Jersey Association of Mental Health Agencies

New Jersey Psychological Association