Nargish Akther, Treatment Coordinator Supervisor

I was born in Bangladesh. I moved to the USA when I was in 6th grade. Moving to a new country and going to a new school was not easy especially when you barely spoke English, but I was very ambitious and hardworking.  I never gave up and always tried my best.  My hard work paid off when I graduated from William Paterson University in May 2015 with a bachelor degree in public health. I also minored in Psychology. I’m a Certified Nursing assistant also certified in first aid and CPR. 

Contact: 973-321-2273 or 973-321-2275

School 5

Aysha Ahmed Shammi

I was born in Bangladesh and I did all my education there as well. I am a mother of two beautiful children, boy and a girl, and I work at Walgreens Pharmacy on a part time basis. While growing up outside the US, one thing that has been clear to me is Education is the key to Success. I can read and write in Bengali, English and speak Hindi and Urdu. I am glad that I have the opportunity to work closely with families, children and the entire Community of Paterson to provide great services at Full Service Community School Health Center!

Contact: 973-321-2273 or 973-321-2275

John F. Kennedy Edu Complex

Maritza Gastulo

I'm proud and blessed to introduce myself as the FSCS Health Center Treatment Coordinator for John F. Kennedy High School Complex as of December 2020 and am bilingual in Spainish. I am also a graduate of JFKand very happy to be working in this school.  I am  a Certified Dental Assistant as well and  a mother of five wonderful children. I believe being blessed with this position was God sent.  I've been helping people in my community for many years. It's what I do from the heart. Being able to help students, fills my heart with joy. To build a relationship with students and help them is what I am looking forward to do everyday. My oath is for me to go above and beyond for our students and families.

Contact: 973-321-1000 Ext. 50034

School 15

Shalika Ulloa 

I have been with the Full-Service Community School Health Center at School 15 since 2014.  I am a mother of four beautiful children and worked as a Dental Assistant for a dental office for about 8 years.  I left to attend American Institute to pursue a certification in dental assistance along with other credentials needed in the field of dentistry. Becoming a Treatment Coordinator of a Health Center has been one of the best decisions I have made in my life. Being able to grow a relationship with all the children in the clinic is what I look forward to every day. Whether it is providing services to them or just having them stop in to say ‘hi,’ the children of the Full-Service Community School Health Center have become my children too.  My promise is that I will go above and beyond to provide everything that they need.

Contact: 973-321-1000 Ext. 10155

New Roberto Clemente

Jenny Cepeda 

I was born in the Dominican Republic and I arrived in the United States with my family at the age of 3. My parents came to this country in search of a better financial opportunity and educational system for their children. We have lived in Paterson for over 35 years and we love it. I am a mother of 2 boys who attend the Paterson Public School district and I’m very involved in their education.  I am Fluent in two languages Spanish and English which I can read, write and translate very well. I have attained two Degrees one from Passaic County Community College for Early childhood education in May 2015, and my most recent degree in December 2017 from William Paterson University with major in Psychology. I enjoy working with children and helping them understand and evolve into the next stage of personal growth. I have been a part of this Full Service Community School Health Center Family since 2018!

Contact: 973-321-1000 Ext. 22489

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Senator Frank Lautenberg School

Diane Savage 

I am a mother of four beautiful children; 2 girls and 2 boys. I graduated from Dover Business Colleges in 2011, with my certification in Medical Billing and Coding. I also have a license in Cosmetologist and Salon owner. I have been the Treatment Coordinator for the past 6 yrs.  This has been a plus with all my experience to help the families at Senator Frank R. Lautenberg School.

Contact: 973-321-1000 Ext: 20648

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The Napier Academy

Victoria Vargas- Rivera 

I’m proud and humbled to introduce myself as the FSCS Treatment Coordinator for The Napier Academy School #4 Health Center. I am bilingual in Spanish.  I began in 2015 and continue my passion for helping families. Before this position, I worked as a translator for Social Services and New York Hotels prior,  I  finished a year term of services at School #15 for AmeriCorps. where I served gratefully the Community of Paterson! It is a blessing to be here and to work with a great Health Center team!

Contact: 973-321-1000 Ext. 20406

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School 2

Brenda Clark 

I was born in the Dominican Republic and moved to the United States at the age of four. Both, the USA and the Dominican Republic have been my home throughout my life. This has given me the opportunity to experience great cultural diversity. I have a Bachelors degree in Psychology from Montclair State University and aspire to obtain a Teaching degree in the same Subject. To help students and their families make their journeys a bit less difficult, gives me immense gratification every day.

Contact: 973-321-1000 Ext. 20273