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To contact a staff member on site call the following numbers:

  • Meadowbrook: 201-312-7714
  • Smith: 201-312-7212

Staff Members:

Alyssa Pulver - Program Director:

Hello, my name is Alyssa Pulver, I am the Program Director for the River Vale Educational Fund.  I have been working as the Program Director for the A.C.E. Before and After School Program since 2010.  I reside in Oakland with my family. I have a seven year old son who is my world! I am a graduate of the University of Rhode Island with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Exercise Physiology and I hold my Teaching Certificate in Physical Education. Over the years, I have worked as a Personal Trainer and was a General Manager for a large gym. I have many years of management experience as well as customer service.  While, my experience never led me to teaching in a classroom, teaching has always been a passion of mine as well as coaching.  I enjoy the many aspects of children; playing games, teaching, guiding and just hearing about their days are the things I enjoy most. I have foundover the years, you can learn a lot about yourself when working with children. I am extremely dedicated to the Fund and the Before and After School Program. I look forward to another great year!

Marisa Martire - Assistant Program Director:

Hi, my name is Marisa, I was the Site Coordinator for four years at Roberge Elementary School and promoted to Assistant Program Director in 2019. I currently reside in Oakland, NJ with my family. I hold a degree in Interactive and Graphic Design from Seton Hall University. Although I love doing graphic work, I decided to use my creative and detail oriented skills to work with children. One of my biggest passions besides outdoor adventures and woodworking is the satisfaction of being with kids, teaching them useful skills they may use in real life, and watching them grow. I’ve made great connections with not just the students but also the families throughout my time here and I am excited to be able to come back and continue this year. My goal is to keep providing manager skills to our staff as well as a safe and entertaining environment for all.

Meadowbrook:

 

Lara Anac-Ayvazian- Site Coordinator: 

Hi! My name is Lara Anac-Ayvazian and this will be my sixth year working for the River Vale Educational Fund. I live in Hillsdale and recently graduated from Montclair State University with a degree in Psychology. I love working with children and enjoy watching them grow over the years. I look forward to another great year! 

Natalie Tasci-Site Coordinator: 

My name is Natalie Tasci and this is my third year working with the River Vale Educational Fund. I am a recent graduate of Seton Hall University with a Bachelor of Art Degree in Communications. I am enjoy working with children, and in addition to being a Sunday School Teacher for the last three years, I spent the last summer in Lebanon teaching English, Math and Science to refugee kids. My dream is to become a documentary film maker. I am looking forward to another great year with your kids!

Lynne Rosenthal - Counselor:

Hello, my name is Lynne Rosenthal and I am very excited to be joining ACE After Care Program this year. I am a retired Art Education Teacher and I have worked in After School Programs for the past eight years.  I enjoy sharing my knowledge of arts and crafts with the children and having fun! I am looking forward to this upcoming school year!

Fran Kalman - Counselor

Hi, my name is Fran Kalman. I live in Hilldale and work at Pascack Hills High School as a Special Education Aide. I have three grown children that all went through the Pascack Valley Regional School District. I have worked for the RIver Vale Educational Fund for several years. I truly enjoy working with the children after school.

Sydney Prophete - Counselor: Coming Soon!

Emily Boden- Counselor: Coming Soon!

Sam Lagrosa- Counselor: Coming Soon!

 

 

Smith:

Daniel O’Brien - Site Coordinator:

Hi, my name is Daniel O’Brien, I have been working for the River Vale Educational Fund since 2011 as a Site Coordinator at the Meadowbrook Elementary School.  I have studies Computer Technology (Comp TIA A+) in 2015.  I graduated from St. Thomas Aquinas College in 2009 with a Bachelor Degree in Social Science. I have been working in the Educational Field for several years now.  Some of my interests are cars and sports.  I am a New York Giants and Yankee fan!

Aly Ciuppa - Site Coordinator:

Hello, my name is Aly and this will be my fifth year working with the Woodside After School Program. I grew up in Hillsdale and gradutaed from Pascack Valley High School.  Looking forward to another great year! 

Judilis Fernandez- Counselor: Coming soon!

Diego Corelto- Counselor: Coming Soon!

Jacqueline Ginsgerg- Counselor: Coming Soon!