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Deal School

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Phone: 732.531.0480


Degrees and Certifications:

B.A. in special education M.S. in counseling psychology NJ licensed counselor Wilson reading instructor certification

Ms. Teri Bendix

Welcome to Ms. B.'s page!

My name is Teresa Bendix, otherwise known as Ms. B., and I am the resource room teacher at the Deal Elementary School.  I have been in this role at Deal for sixteen years, which has proven to be enough time for the program to evolve into a multi-faceted system of varied levels of service.  The needs of the students in a particular school year determine the services provided to them for that school year.  I spend much time in the general education classes co-teaching or providing additional support while differentiating instruction.  In addition, I often provide specialized interventions to students with different learning styles.

Before my time at Deal, I was a Midwesterner living in Indiana.  It is there that I taught special education for two years before I went to graduate school to study psychology.  Several years later, I earned my M.S. and many Ph.D. credits in counseling psychology from Purdue University.  Go Boilers!

While I am not at Deal School, I am either at my private practice in Tinton Falls, at the grocery store, or doing something that involves my two sons, my three cats or my home.  I basically fill my time with the above, but occasionally get a chance to get out, hike and enjoy the outdoors.  I love nature, the Earth, gardening, cooking what I grow, and sharing all of that with my family and friends.