Alpha School to Promote New Principal in July

Posted on May 9, 2019 By

John Gonzalez, East Brunswick, a supervisor of instruction at Alpha School, Jackson, N.J., one of three RKS Associates private special education schools approved by the N.J. Department of Education for students with special needs and disabilities, will become the principal of the Alpha School this July, replacing Principal Monica DeTuro who is retiring after 20 years as principal.

Gonzalez, who joined the Alpha School staff in 2018, brings 17 years of experience working with exceptional children in the Jersey City Public Schools. Gonzalez received his B.S. in Management from Rutgers University, New Brunswick, in 2000; and a M.A. in Special Education and Educational Leadership from New Jersey City University, Jersey City, in 2006.

The Alpha, Harbor, and Gateway schools each offer a twelve-month program with a wide range of services, including speech, occupational and physical therapy; counseling; music; computers; physical education; and vocational training. 

For more information or for school enrollment questions, Dana Giblin at 732-544-9394.              

About RKS Associates and the Harbor School: RKS Associates, made up of The Harbor School, Eatontown; Alpha School, Jackson; and the Gateway School, Carteret, provides a twelve-month program of education, and therapeutic and behavioral support for children from many New Jersey counties and more than 70 school districts who have challenges, such as being multiple disabled; cognitively impaired; and have autistic spectrum disorders, learning disabilities, traumatic brain injury; behavioral disorders, or other health impairments, such as multiple disabilities, cognitive impairments, autistic spectrum disorder, learning disabilities, traumatic brain injuries, behavioral disorders, or other health impairments.

RKS Associates Schools: Gateway School: 60 High Street Carteret, NJ 07008 (732.541.4400); Alpha School: 2210 West County Line Road, Suite #1, Jackson, NJ 08527 (732.370.1150) ; Harbor School: 240 Broad Street, Eatontown, NJ 07724 (732.544.9394)