CANDO/ELL meeting schedule- 2020-2021 SCHOOL YEAR

  • Student Services Important Events- Meeting Dates 

    CANDO Meetings 

    All Meetings are Google or Zoom meetings this year. 


    Our parent advisory group leaders include the following parents: Mrs. Joann Pezzano, Mrs. Kelly Gyselman, Mrs. Megan McCarthy, and Mrs. Mou Sarkar. Please feel free to reach out to them if you have any concerns. 


    Special Education Parent Advisory Group Meeting Schedule- All parents are invited to attend but must RSVP to Dr. Jeanette Krone at 908-879-6004 or by email at to receive a google meet invitation. 


    Our next meeting will be Monday March 1st, at 12:00 pm. Future meetings are as follows: May 3rd, June 7th. 




    CANDO Meetings 




    Dont' forget to RSVP Dr. Krone if you would like to join our Parent Advisory group on March 1st at 12:00 pm. She will gladly send you a google meet. We welcome your input and if you can not come, please email Dr. Krone at 


    CANDO Meetings 


    December 9th, Mrs. Pat Hovey, Director of SageThrive and Mr. Richard Lalley, clinician at SageThrive hosted our CANDO meeting and presented, "Family and Anxiety in the Age of Covid".


    February 17th- Mr. Michael Reinknecht, Director of West Morris Mendham Regional High School will be speaking to our 8th grade parents and students about the programs for classified students at the high school via google meet at 7:00 pm. Parents and students will be invited via google meet. 


    March 3rd, Mrs. Meredith Alvaro to speak to all of our parents from 7:00 to 8:00 with a Q&A from 8:00 to 8:30 on "Learning in the Age of Covid." She will be addressing academic and emotional difficulties our children are having in school and how we can support our children during this very difficult time. 


    CANDO Transition Meeting- May 19th - Fifth to Sixth Grade Students/Parents to Meet 


    Mrs. Diane Basanese to present to parents and students via google meet at 6:00 pm. Please see her program if you missed the meeting. 


    CANDO Transition Meeting - May 25th- Second to Third Grade Students/Parents to meet 


    Mrs. Melissa Bene to present to parents and students via google meet at 7:00pm. Please see her program if you missed the meeting. 


    Unified Sports is going strong at BRMS. Students are meeting every week. Please see Mr. Duffy's video attached. 









    Inclusive Schools Week- December 2nd through December 6th


    April- Autism Awareness Month








     ELL Parent Meeting- January 28th, Rutgers University to speak to parents about opportunities for our students- after high school, financial aid, etc. 



    CANDO Meetings- already held- 2019-2020  

    Tuesday- November 18th- 6:00 pm- Black River Media Center - Mrs. Diane Basanese, our resident "Google Expert" presents to parents on how to access technology and google classroom and ensure your children are independent.  


    January 14th- 6:00 pm - Dr. Jed Baker to speak to parents. Snow date- January 21st. 


    March 3rd- 9:00 am & 6:00 pm- Mr. Kirk Martin- Celebrate Calm- to speak to parents