Phone: 973 677 4124


Degrees and Certifications:

*Master of Science Degree in Special Education *Bachelor of Science Degree in Physical Education ___________________________________________ *State of New Jersey: Permanent Certification as a Teacher of the Handicapped *New York State: Permanent Certification as a Special Education Teacher *New York City: Permanent License as a Special Education Teacher New York State Permanent Certification as a Physical Education Teacher

Ms. Maria Versella

Hello families! Welcome! My name is Maria Versella.  I have been teaching for over thirty years and I love working with children. By working together, we can help your child do their very best!

Rules for Guaranteed Success!

*Treat people the way that you want to be treated*

*Ask your teachers for help*

*Don't worry about mistakes. It shows that you are learning!*

*Do your homework

*Charge your Chromebook every evening

* Be prepared with paper and pencils, earbuds, etc...

* Get a good night's sleep

*Eat a healthy breakfast (at home or in school)

* Be on time for school

* Put your cell phones and bluetooth ear buds in your locker 

* Follow the Park Avenue School dress code

I can be reached through the following channels:

*Email: verselma@orange.k12.nj.us 

*Class Dojo (of your child's ELA teacher)

*Call the school & leave a message (973) 677-4124

Thank you!