Blind Elementary/Middle School
Health Care Center
Cary White Complex
(Middle School Dorm)
Ellen Ferstch began her career as a classroom teacher in New Jersey, working in elementary, middle and high schools. During her 10-year tenure in the Northeast, she led an initiative with the Hispanic Family Center to create and maintain programming, outreach, and services among the school, the center, and the community. In 2016, Ferstch joined FSDB as a teacher in the blind middle school (now BEMS). She was named FSDB Blind Middle School Teacher of the Year for the 2020-21 school year. The same year, she was appointed assistant principal for BEMS, where she oversees academic education for blind/visually-impaired students.
Master of Arts, Educational Leadership, Rowan University
Bachelor of Arts, English, Rutgers University
Empowering families and their children is crucial to their success.
Middle School Teachers
BEMS Specialists & Support Personnel
Braille Specialist (Elem)
Braille Specialist (Middle)
Silke Parl Douglas
Speech Language Pathologist
Coord. of Behavior Support