District Contacts

Brian Cohen, Director of Special Services (including Gifted Services) – 215-750-2800 x4010


Supervisors of Special Education

Rush, Valley,  Shafer, Snyder,  – Bradley Fay

Belmont, Cornwells, Faust, BHS Life Skills, BHS Autistic Support – Shannon McMahon

Struble, Bensalem High School – Dr. Ed Sczesniak


Building Contacts

Belmont Hills Elementary – Principal Kelly McGowan, or School Psychologist Monica Jones

Cornwells Elementary – Principal Dr. Shawn Mark or School Psychologist Dr. Colleen Barr

Samuel K. Faust Elementary – Principal Jodie Sauers or School Psychologist Dr. Colleen Barr or Jennifer McKeever

Benjamin Rush Elementary – Principal Joan D. Richey, or School Psychologist Karen Mwaniki or Dr. Diane Barrett

Russell C. Struble Elementary – Principal Lana Judy or School Psychologist Dr. Andrea Hiralall

Valley Elementary – Principal Dr. Thomas Evert  or School Psychologist Karen Mwaniki

Robert K. Shafer Middle School – Principal Michael Stock or School Psychologist Dr. Ellyn Schwartz

Cecilia Snyder Middle School – Principal William Incollingo or School Psychologist Dr. Ellyn Schwartz or Dr. Andrea Hiralall

Bensalem High School – Principal William Ferrara or School Psychologist Gail Karafin, Jennifer McKeever, or Aisha Weston


School Board Members

Kim J. Rivera, President
Heather D. Nicholas, Vice-President

Michelle Benitez

Marc B. Cohen
Stephanie A. G. Ferrandez, Esq.
Rachel Fingles, Esq.
Eric Price

Heather Snyder
Vanessa Woods

We encourage interested families and community members to attend the School Board meetings to represent the unique needs of our kids and to stay informed as topics are raised and discussed.  If you cannot attend in person, follow along via the livestream here:  https://livestream.com/accounts/26936088/events/8247846