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CTC Academy’s 30th Anniversary Gala

CTC Academy’s 30th Anniversary Gala – LOVE – to include live painting by Marco Santini Save the date for LOVE! On Thursday, June 13th, 2024 CTC Academy will mark the 30th anniversary of their largest annual fundraiser gala at The Venetian in Garfield, NJ. A highlight of the event will be the creation of an […]

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Leading the Way Forward in Special Needs Education

Reposted from NJ Kids On the Go Magazine September 2023 CTC Academy Executive Director, Anne Ogden is pleased to announce that Sue Brand, MAEL, MA, MSEd joined The CTC Academy as the new Fair Lawn Principal. Sue Brand has been working in special education for over 28 years – as a special education teacher, supervisor, […]

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CTC Academy participates in CBI Project 2022-2023 Cohort

The CTC Academy participates in the Community-Based Instruction (CBI) Project 2022-2023 Cohort sponsored by The New Jersey Department of Education’s (NJDOE) and Rutgers University Robert Wood Johnson Medical School. The CTC Academy is committed to providing the most current and innovative educational opportunities to enhance the lives of children and young adults with special needs […]

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The CTC Academy’s 29th Annual Gala – Soar – to honor John “Jack” Heinzmann and Mary Ann Zino.

On June 8, 2023 The CTC Academy will celebrate their 29th Annual Gala Dinner Dance and Silent Auction at the Venetian in Garfield, NJ. This year’s theme will be Soar. Our honorees will be lifetime supporters John “Jack” Heinzmann and Mary Ann Zino. In 1954, Jack Heinzmann was a student and a “poster boy” for […]

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NJ Governor Phil Murphy Visits The CTC Academy!

Governor Phil Murphy tours The CTC Academy’s Oakland, NJ Campus! Education And Therapies For Students With Disabilities Ages 18 months through 21 years [Oakland, NJ] – The CTC Academy Board of Directors, staff and students were honored to host NJ Governor, Phil Murphy at their Oakland Campus February 7, 2023. Ambassador and CTC Graduate, Jonah […]

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Jon Bon Jovi Visits The CTC Academy in Oakland, NJ

Serving Students With Disabilities And Students That Are Medically Fragile [ Oakland, NJ, November 2, 2022] – It was not just another Friday afternoon last week at The David F. Bolger Campus of The CTC Academy in Oakland, NJ. We had a surprise visitor – rock star philanthropist Jon Bon Jovi (JBJ)! We kept the […]

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NJACP CEO Visits Member CTC Academy

NJACP CEO, Valerie Sellers, visited member CTC Academy campus. Valerie is pictured above with Ann Ogden, Executive Director and Bill Presutti, Prinicpal, Oakland Campus. CTC Academy is a non-profit organization that provides educational and therapeutic services for students with a diverse array of developmental disabilities through collaborative educational program and support services for students and […]

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THE CTC ACADEMY TO HONOR DR. LISA MAXINE NALVEN, MD, MA, FAAP [Fair Lawn, NJ, May 2, 2022]- At their 28th Annual Gala Dinner Dance & Silent Auction – We Can Do It! on Thursday, June 9, 2022 at The Venetian in Garfield, NJ, The CTC Academy will honor Dr. Lisa Maxine Nalven, Director, Developmental […]

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CTC Academy Oakland Campus Students Perform “Willy Wonka Kids”

CTC Academy Middle School Students Perform “Willy Wonka Kids” for Packed House On May 21st, Middle School students from CTC Academy’s Oakland Campus performed the musical, “Willy Wonka Kids,” for an auditorium filled with family and friends. Adapted from the original screenplay, the cast put on “Willy Wonka Kids” using their adaptive equipment like “switches” […]

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Diversity, Equity, Inclusion & Equal Employment Opportunity At CTC Academy

CTC Academy affirms that inequality is detrimental to our staff, our students, and the families we serve. Our goal is to impact lasting change through our actions. We join together for equality and equity.

CTC Academy is committed to equal and bias-free student services and equal employment opportunities regardless of any protected characteristic, including race, color, genetic information, creed, national origin, religion, sex, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, lawful alien status, ancestry, age, marital status, socioeconomic status or protected veteran status and will not discriminate against anyone on the basis of a disability. We support an inclusive workplace where staff excel based on personal merit, qualifications, experience, ability, and job performance.