Meet the New Superintendent at our First Meeting – Sept. 15

The first SEPTA meeting of the 2014-15 school year will be on September 15th at New Rochelle High School.

Guest speakers include Yvette Goorevitch and our new superintendent, Dr. Brian Osborne.

The meeting will begin with a reception from 7:30 to 8:00. 


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A Note From Mayor Bramson

We want to share the link to Mayor Bramson’s moving and courageous blog post. Thank you, Mayor Bramson, for understanding and supporting children and adults with disabilities.

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Meet the New Executive Committee

It is our pleasure to introduce the 2014-15 New Rochelle SEPTA Executive Committee. Thank you to everyone on the nominating committee for their hard work and especially to the people who will be holding positions on the Executive Committee.

2014-2015 New Rochelle SEPTA Executive Committee:

Julia Muggia-Ochs President
Beth Cohen President-Elect
Carlos Perdomo Treasurer
Mary Monzon Recording Secretary
Deborah Whitman Corresponding Secretary
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Thank You For Another Great WE ARE ONE!

Watch the story from News12 Westchester

See photos from the night!

Meet The Award Recipients

Join us in honoring these amazing individuals:

Albert Leonard Middle School – Barbara Clark
Barnard Early Childhood Center – Jeanne Jacobsen
Columbus Elementary School – Otilia Tanner
George M. Davis Jr. Elementary – Ricky Marchione
Isaac E. Young Middle School – John Fullerton
Jefferson Elementary School- Billy Murphy & Eddie Ortiz
New Rochelle High School – Amy Cermele
Trinity Elementary School – Denise V. Campbell
William B. Ward Elementary School – Lisa Leventhal
Daniel Webster Magnet School- Susan Muller
District-Wide – Edie Barasch

2014 Bridges Award
Conroy’s Basketball  -  Frank Conroy

2014 Bridges Business Award
Modern Restaurant  – Sebastian Aliberti & Anthony Russo

Thursday, April 24
The Fountainhead

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Amazing Turnout at SEPTA Meeting

Check out the crowd for the November 19 SEPTA Meeting!


Thanks to everyone who attended this panel discussion with representatives from:

  • NYS Office for People with Developmental Disabilities (OPWDD) – Mary Newhard, Deputy Director of OPWDD
  • Westchester’s Department of Community Mental Health (DCMH) – Betsy Litt, Children’s SPOA coordinator
  • Adult Career & Continuing Education Services – Vocational Rehabilitation (ACCES-VR) – Mark Ridgeway, District Manager
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Dealing With Toileting Regression

Deborah Whitman returns with a new Behavior Corner on a topic many parents have had to deal with, Toileting Regression. What do you do when your child slips backwards with the bathroom?

Read about how to deal with Toileting Regression

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Support SEPTA… by Shopping!

Shop for the latest fashions at Eastchester Lord & Taylor
and support New Rochelle SEPTA

Shopping Day: Thursday, November 14,2013
Store Hours: 9:00 AM – 11:00 PM
TICKETS: $5.00 a piece

Discounts: 25%on 1 item; 25% off Bonus, 15% savings pass + extra 10%+ coupon if you use your Lord & Taylor charge
NR SEPTA earns 100% of all ticket sales.

Pre-Sale is November 9th for charge purchases only

Contact Verona Cruz at or Gina Egan at

Thank you for supporting New Rochelle SEPTA.


Compre la última moda en Eastchester Lord & Taylor y al mismo tiempo ayude a New Rochelle SEPTA

Día del evento: 14 de noviembre de 2011
Horario: de 9:00 a 23:00 horas
Entradas: $5.00 cada una

Descuentos: 25% por el primer artículo;
15% por artículos subsiguientes
El 100% de los fondos recaudados serán para beneficio de NR
Pre-venta: 9 de noviembre
Estarán en venta a partir del 14 de noviembre!!

Para adquirir las entradas contacte a Verona Cruz at or Gina Egan at

Muchas gracias por apoyar a New Rochelle SEPTA

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Meet the 2013-2014 SEPTA Executive Board

President Elvira Perdomo
President Elect Julia Muggia Ochs
Corresponding Secretary Sonia Brown
Recording Secretary Beth Fisch Cohen
Treasurer Mary Monzon
Board of Ed Representative Debbie Whitman
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Thanks to Everyone for Making We Are One a Huge Success!

Here’s a look at photos from the 2013 We Are One Dinner!


Click to see more photos courtesy of Jen Parent!

Watch a video of the winners.

New Rochelle SEPTA “We Are One” Award Announcement 2013 from LMC-TV on Vimeo.

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Learn About: Yad B’Yad (Hand-In-Hand)

Yad B’Yad (Hand-In-Hand)

A Synagogue-Based Inclusive Program for Jewish Teenagers with Developmental Challenges

For more information or to arrange an intake appointment, please contact Felice Miller-Baritz at 914-949-4717 ext 124 or

Download the Yad B’Yad Brochure

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