dawn Cuccolo, M.Ed.

Director of Special Projects

Dawn is Director of Special Projects for NJCIE. She brings over 20 years of experience as a teacher leader and special education administrator for preschool through adult students in public, private, urban and suburban settings. Fluent in strategic planning, master scheduling, leveraging initiatives, resource deployment, staff development, best practice programming, working with families and establishing community partnerships, Dawn facilitates inclusive program review, strategic innovation and sustainable implementation in the areas such as social and emotional learning, transition, classroom management and student engagement. She is working towards her doctorate in Transformative Leadership from Concordia University.