Alpha School will be closed on March 16th until further notice. We will begin to implement the home virtual learning plan at that time. Administration and staff will be available and at the school location on March 16th for any support or assistance.
Here at the Alpha School in Jackson, New Jersey we are dedicated to providing a safe and nurturing educational environment for our students. We are a special needs school in Ocean County, New Jersey dedicated to helping students with learning, social, language, and behavioral challenges. Our range of programs address autism, behavioral, speech, life skills and transition needs.
Technological supports utilized at Alpha School include white boards with mimeo systems, computers, Ipads, personal and classroom FM systems, and “Alphabot” our personal robot!
Watch our Alpha School Tour Video!
Come and take a visual tour of our school in Jackson, New Jersey. Experience and hear from some of our staff and support team to better understand and appreciate what we have been doing for students with special needs since 1980.
In this short video you will get an overview of our services from Academic programs, Behavioral and Mental Health support, Related and Support Services including our Transition and Job Training program.
So come on over and see a glimpse of what we have to offer students ranging in ages 5-21.
Podcast with Christine Matus (Special Needs Estate Planning)
Listen to Erik Glazner, Supervisor of Instruction for Alpha, Harbor and Gateway Schools, and Erika Casablanca, STEMLab Teacher for Gateway School and Lead Marketer for Alpha, Harbor, and Gateway Schools, as guests on the "Ask A Lawyer" podcast with Attorney Christine Matus. Christine Matus is an estate planning attorney and the owner of The Matus Law Group in New Jersey. Christine Matus has dedicated a significant portion of her estate planning practice to helping families with special needs individuals. In this podcast episode, Erik and Erika spoke about how Alpha, Harbor, and Gateway Schools educate students with special needs and prepare them for life experiences.
Since its inception in 1980, the Alpha School has welcomed hundreds of children through our doors with open arms. We accept children ranging in age from five to twenty-one with various disabilities including autism, down’s syndrome, communication, learning and social and emotional disabilities. We work with each child as an individual with their own unique areas of strength and areas that require special attention.
– John Gonzalez, Principal at Alpha School, Jackson, NJ