• Welcome to the High School Campus 

    at Burlington County Special Services School District

    20 Pioneer Blvd
    Westampton, NJ 08060
    609-261-5600 ext. 2100 
     About the Supervisor:
    Tara Pyfrin Mellace

    Tara Mellace (Pyfrin) is the Supervisor of Education on the High School Campus. This Supervisor has been at BCSSSD since 2017 currently serving as the High School Supervisor, District Affirmative Action Officer and District Testing Coordinator. Mrs. Mellace’s accomplishments at BCSSSD include creating and implementing a new Positive Behavior Interventions and Support Plan K-12, creating the districts three year Comprehensive Equity Plan and created and implemented a Tiered Transitional Educational Plan for all students grades 9-12.  Prior to joining BCSSSD Mrs. Mellace was an Administrator and Reading Specialist at Pineland Learning Center and an English Language Arts Teacher at Pennsgrove Carneys Point School District.

    Mrs. Mellace holds a Master Degree in Reading Education and a Master Degree in Educational Leadership from Rowan University.  She is working on her PH.D in Curriculum and Instruction at Liberty University specializing in Tiered Learning in a Special Education High School Environment.  

    Mrs. Mellace is an active member in her community.  She is a member of the NJSPA, ASCD and ILA. Mrs. Mellace is a  Senior Adjunct Professor at Atlantic Cape Community College where she was one of the original Professors to instruct the Alternative Learning Program (ALP) to incoming College Freshman.  She serves as an original Board Member for the South Jersey Life Skills Lab providing workshops and trainings to parents and children with Special Needs in areas of Reading, Writing and Workforce Readiness Skills.   She received The Jaycees and Atlantic City Weekly Top 40 Under 40 Professionals Award  in Southern New Jersey in 2015 for her accomplishments in Education and her community.

    Here's a list of Online Resources.