New Jersey HIB Definition

Harassment, intimidation or bullying means any gesture, any written or physical act, or any electronic communication, whether it be a single incident or series of incidents, that is reasonably perceived as being motivated either by any actual or perceived characteristic, such as race, color, religion, ancestry, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, or a mental, physical, or sensory disability, or by any other distinguishing characteristic (ANY ONE DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTIC), that takes place on school property, at any school sponsored function, on a school bus or off school grounds that substantially disrupts or interferes with the orderly operation of the school or the rights of the other students (SUBSTANTIAL DISRUPTION OR INTERFERENCE) and that: a reasonable person should know, under the circumstances, will have the effect of physically or emotionally harming a student or damaging the student’s property or placing a student in reasonable fear of physical or emotional harm to his person or damage to his property.

Mission Statement

It is the goal of the administration, faculty, staff, and parents of iLearn Schools to provide a safe, secure and friendly educational environment for students. iLearn Schools has developed and implemented a School Safety Team (SST) that provides leadership and direction to achieve this goal. The SST serves as a professional learning committee (PLC) to implement programs and procedures to have iLearn Schools in compliance with the rules and regulations of the New Jersey Anti-Bullying Bill of Rights.

HIB Coordinators 

District Anti-Bullying Coordinator

Esther Arizmendi

43 Clifton Avenue

Clifton, NJ 07011

(973) 955-4050


Passaic – ASCS – Clifton campus

43 Clifton Avenue

Clifton, NJ 07011

(973) 955-4050

Director: Christina Roman


Anti-Bullying Specialist: Cindy Benitez


Passaic-ASCS Elementary

40 Tulip Street

Passaic, NJ 07055


Director: Mr. Durim Memedi


Anti-Bullying Specialist: Diana Borova


Passaic-ASCS Middle

188 1st Street

Passaic, NJ 07055

(862) 225-9400

Director: Daniel Carhart


Anti-Bullying Specialist: Marisa Irabli


Passaic-ASCS High

7 St. Francis Way

Passaic, NJ 07055

(973) 928-5544

Director: Harun Celik


Anti-Bullying Specialist: Gabrielle Quinones



HIB Report Form and Resources

All HIB Report Forms are available at Portal Website

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