PARTNER Affiliates

ASAH Executive Board Members do encourage that the services of the two ASAH Affiliates designated as ‘Partner’ be utilized by ASAH Member Schools.

ASAH Affiliate Partner SealPARTNER

Partlow Insurance Agency, Inc.

Jerry Partlow/John Markwood
(888) 925-4378
Email Jerry PartlowEmail John Markwood

Partlow Insurance Agency is proud to continue its longstanding partnership with both ASAH and NAPSEC. With more than 30 years of experience in providing quality insurance programs to meet the unique and diverse needs of more than 70 private school clients, Partlow Insurance is the recognized leader in its field.

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The Tarpey Group, LLC

Brian Tarpey
(973) 244-6080
Email Brian Tarpey

The Tarpey Group is an employee benefits and financial services consulting firm dedicated to serving the ASAH community.  The Tarpey Group’s innovative solutions provide high quality and cost effective insurance, employee benefits, financial services including assistance with 401(k) plans and access to Medicare programs.

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Organizational Affiliate Members

PLEASE NOTE: The Affiliate members listed below have established relationships with ASAH and/or its member schools for a period of one-year or greater and have expressed an interest in participating in ASAH and supporting the special education community. ASAH does not endorse any vendor listed here.

ACT (Advanced Computer Technologies)

Frank Riina
(973) 758-0500
Email Frank Riina

Since 1999, ACT has been a trusted technology partner to Private Schools for Students with Disabilities (“PSSD”).  Our managed service program allows us to provide schools a complete solution for all their technology needs. Having ACT manage your technology infrastructure gives you less computer headaches which gives you more time to focus on your students.

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Shaun Stanton
(732) 492-0590
Email Shaun Stanton

AFLAC is the number 1 provider of supplemental insurance in the world! AFLAC benefits are designed to pay policyholders directly in the event of an accident or sickness so employees can protect their most important assets. AFLAC is offered at no cost to business owners and saves schools on their bottom line through the Section 125.

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Anderson & Company, P.C.

James F. Anderson/Matthew J. Anderson
(732) 906-6222
Email James F Anderson; Email Matthew J. Anderson

For over 30 years Anderson & Company, PC has provided attestation, tax preparation and consulting services to Approved Private Schools for Students with Disabilities throughout New Jersey.  We pride ourselves on providing value-added service to our clients through our understanding of the comprehensive audit and reporting guidelines put in place by the New Jersey Department of Education (NJDOE) and the complex compliance requirements of the New Jersey Administrative Code.  With our direction, insight and long-term relationships with regulators and funding agencies, our clients can focus on providing the services and attaining the goals important to the mission of providing quality education to their students.

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ConnectOne Bank

Mark Cardone
(908) 206-2860
Email Mark Cardone

ConnectOne Bank’s independent school banking division provides financing for capital improvements, equipment and technology purchase and working capital lines of credit. We also provide superior cash management services and are often able to reduce or eliminate bank service fees while increasing interest income on operating cash balances.

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Considine Communication Strategies

Brenda Considine
(609) 466-0694
Email Brenda Considine

Considine Communication Strategies is a full-service communications, marketing, and public policy firm, serving select clients in the public, corporate, and non-profit sectors. CCS offers integrated communications planning and implimentation through print, web and other strategies. Our unique background in special education and disability policy allows us to offer specialized content area expertise to ASAH and its member schools.

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Cullari, Carrico, LLC

Jason Cullari
(973) 406-3955
Email Jason Cullari

Cullari Carrico LLC is a leader in servicing New Jersey Department of Education approved Private Schools for Students with Disabilities (“PSSD”). We currently serve approximately 25 PSSDs, and we have been servicing this industry for over 25 years. Our partners and staff are knowledgeable in the complex compliance requirements and interpretations of the New Jersey Administrative Code and are familiar with both for-profit and non-profit accounting, including the Federal Super Circular (formerly A-133) and NJ 15-08-OMB (formerly NJ 04-04). For PSSDs, less accounting headaches means more time to do what you do best; educating and helping students.

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Ivy Building Services

Steven Roberts
(609) 580-0690
Email Steven Roberts

Ivy Building Services provides janitorial and building maintenance services exclusively for private schools throughout New Jersey. Our programs cater to the demanding needs of educational facilities including daily cleaning, floor care, infection prevention procedures, handyman services and project management. We strive to deliver an outstanding customer experience through strong communication and follow-through.

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The Mercadien Group

Lovepreet Buttar, CPA
(609) 689-9700
Email Lovepreet Buttar

The Mercadien Group has served the nonprofit community for more than 30 years, providing accounting, audit, tax, compliance, risk management, strategic and executive consulting, board training and technology services, as well as thought leadership and education on key issues, through proactive and responsive client service designed to benefit all organizations.

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Nisivoccia LLP

Christopher Perrotta, CPA
(973) 328-1825
Email Christopher Perrotta

For over 30 years, Nisivoccia LLP has served Approved Private Schools for Students with Disabilities. By providing audit, accounting and advisory services as well as facilitation with the NJ Department of Education, we partner with our clients to ensure they have the resources necessary to achieve their financial goals and support their mission.

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O’Meara Financial Group

Margaret O’Meara
(732) 224-9900
Email Margaret O’Meara

O’Meara Financial Group partners with schools to build relationships based on trust, competent professional advice, continual communication and prompt personal service. We assist schools in creating customized retirement plan solutions, prudent investment processes, fiduciary practices and employee education programs.

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Red Bank Pension Services, Inc.

Robert Hahn
(732) 747-1540
Email Robert Hahn

Red Bank Pension Services, Inc. is a third party administration firm providing consulting, recordkeeping and actuarial services for qualified retirement plans including 401(k), 403(b), profit sharing, defined benefit and multiple employer plans. As part of our annual services, we provide compliance testing and completion of the annual Form 5500.

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School Accounting Professionals LLC

Mary Bawarski
(973) 398-3024
Email Mary Bawarski

School Accounting Professionals LLC provides accounting consulting services to private schools for students with disabilities. Mary A. Bawarski has been working with directors, business managers, and bookkeepers for over 31 years. Her firm assists in preparation of budgets, quarterly financial statements and ensures that the schools comply with the many rules and regulations of the DOE. The firm interfaces with state monitors and year-end auditors. Mary also trains business office personnel statewide.

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Strauss Esmay Associates

Philip W. Nicastro
(732) 255-1500
Email Philip W. Nicastro

Strauss Esmay Associates is New Jersey’s premier school policy and regulation consulting firm working with more than 475 public school districts, charter schools, and private schools in New Jersey. Strauss Esmay works with each school to develop a customized Policy and Regulation Manual and upon completion, provides updates to policies and regulations as statutes and codes change.

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