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Cullari Carrico, LLC

55 Lane Road, Suite 300
Fairfield, NJ 07004
Phone: 973-406-3955

Representative: Jason Cullari

Organization Description:
Cullari Carrico, LLC is a leader in servicing New Jersey Department of Education approved Private Schools for Students with Disabilities ("PSSD"). In serving PSSDs for over 20 years, our staff is knowledgeable in the complex compliance requirements and interpretations of the New Jersey Administrate Code ("NJAC"). For PSSDs, less accounting headaches means more time to do what you do best; educating and helping students.

Services Offered
Our services include auditing, consultation, back office support (CFO/controller services), and preparation of the organizations IRS form 990.


Paradigm Pioneers, Inc.

PO Box 2180
Flemington, NJ 08822
Phone: 800-774-0905

Representative: Steve Nuesch, Chief Information Officer

Organization Description:
Leading the way with outstanding solutions to ensure database, computer networks, email and web are always secure, up and running. Paradigm Pioneers, Inc. benefits over 40 Special Education clients.

Services Offered:
Paradigm Pioneers, Inc. has developed a highly-acclaimed, customized database for Special Education Schools. We provide Hosted Exchange 2010 Email with Anti-Spam Junkmail Summary. Automated PC Management via Web Dashboard and more.



7401 Beaufont Springs Drive
 Richmond, Virginia, 23225
Phone: (804) 839-8833

Representative: Alex Neilson, External link opens in new tab or

Organization Description:
Paymerang provides a streamlined invoice and payment automation platform that bring Accounts Payable (AP) departments into the modern age. Paymerang's platform saves AP departments hundreds of hours annually, enhances visibility, increases accuracy, improves efficiency, and earns rebates while reducing paper, fraud risks, and operating costs.

Proficio Consulting Group

PO Box 6358
River Forrest, IL 60305
Phone:  708/299-4991

Representative: Paul Nijensohn, Heather Zeman

Founded in 2013, Proficio Consulting Group is a one-of-a-kind resource focused on special education programs. Proficio is comprised of full-time Partners and on-call Associates in order to satisfy a diverse range of client needs and requests. Our collective experiences allow us to recognize and understand the intricacies of everyday responsibilities in a variety of school settings. We believe in utilizing a collaborative efficiency model to provide foundational support in achieving outcomes.

Proficio is a collection of specialists that evaluate the effectiveness of special education programs across all school settings. This may include public school districts, charter schools, parochial schools, and private special education environments. We provide comprehensive evaluations and recommendations for improvement in the areas of compliance and cutting-edge best practices. We work with administration and direct care staff to help schools meet the ever-changing expectations of stakeholders (federal regulation, state regulation, families, etc…) and to maximize the independence and success of all students. Proficio works to enhance your existing resources and, through the identification of key strengths and challenges, evolve your program to achieve your school’s outcomes.

We provide customized services to the specific needs to each client. Every contract created falls under the umbrella of achieving school-wide goals that maximize student success. Through consultation and support services, we advocate for your program so you can advocate for your students.

Our Services
Program Evaluations
  • Compliance with regulations
  • Policy/procedure reviews
  • Assess current programming for best practices
  • Classroom instructional strategies
  • Behavior management
  • Culture/climate
  • Student outcomes
  • IEP implementation
  • Data

Guidance on Program Enhancements
  • Expansion of program options
  • Service additions

  • Initial applications
  • Renewal applications
  • Visit preparations

Professional Development
  • IEP compliance
  • Curriculum
  • Technology
  • Rules and regulations
  • Positive behavior supports
  • Social-emotional learning

Data Analysis
  • Strategic analysis of data for Program/Agency decision-making
  • Creation/integration of data collection systems

Access to large network of information, professionals, and resources

On-call consultation


The Tarpey Group, Inc.

310 Passaic Avenue 
Fairfield, NJ 07004
Phone:  (973) 244-6080
or (888) 389-7346       
Representative: Brian Tarpey
Organization Description:
The Tarpey Group is an employee benefits and insurance firm dedicated to serving private special education schools. The Tarpey Group's innovative solutions provide high quality and cost-effective employee benefits, human resources consultation services and access to Medicare programs.