Bergen Arts & Science Charter School

Safety at Bergen Arts & Science Charter School

Safety Coordinator

With over 30 years of public safety experience, Leo P. McGuire has remained on the forefront of innovation, technology, and mentoring others to realize their potential.

Whether it was serving as a military policeman in the U.S. Army, as a police officer and supervisor in a New Jersey municipality, or leading Bergen County’s largest law enforcement agency as Sheriff, he maintained a balance between effective leadership and providing the critical safety services our citizens expect and desire.

Selected as a member of the National Sheriff’s Association’s Board of Directors, Leo also served as the President of the Constitutional Officers Association of New Jersey and Vice-President of the Sheriff’s Association of New Jersey before retiring from law enforcement in 2010. He continues supporting the community by serving on the iSupport Education Foundation Board and as State Vice-Chair for the Employer Support for the Guard and Reserves, a Dept. of Defence agency, while operating a consulting business, LPM Strategies.

Safety in our schools

Security 411- Our security staff possesses well over 400 years of combined in law enforcement and military experience. They serve as one of the many layers of security we have implemented to ensure a safe and secure educational environment for your child. With electronically controlled entrances, surveillance video systems, and random physical perimeter monitoring by our security officers, we are always striving to develop better and more efficient methods to keep all visitors, staff, and students safe. We conduct ourselves with professionalism and understand our role in nurturing and mentoring our students. We have been successful thus far in creating a positive and safe environment without the use of firearms by our officers. We recognize that some schools have made the decision to allow their security officers to carry weapons and respect their rationale, but we have decided our layers of security are appropriate and appreciated by our staff and students.

Recent News

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RSS Alerts – iLearn Schools
  • Delayed Opening 2/13/19 February 13, 2019
    Please be advised that all iLearn Schools will have a 2 hour delayed opening tomorrow, on Wednesday, February 13, 2019. Should conditions change, you will receive an updated message with new information. Thank you and be safe.
    Bergen Arts & Science
  • Delayed Opening!!! February 8, 2018
    Good evening families of all iLearn Schools students: Due to the road conditions, tomorrow, February 8, 2018 all schools will have a delayed opening. Students must report to the school at 10:00 am and staff at 9:30 am. Thank you and please be careful.
    Bergen Arts & Science
  • Attention Elementary Parents & Guardians January 30, 2018
    If your child is going to be sick from school please contact the main office to advise by 9am. You can call (862) 247-8510 or email [email protected] [email protected] Thank you for your continued support and assistance.
    Bergen Arts & Science
  • Important Announcement Regarding Drop Off at Bergen Elementary! January 24, 2018
    Our new drop off procedures have been going well for the past few weeks and we hope you are enjoying the convenience of dropping off in front of the school. We are noticing a large number of parents waiting until 7:55-8:00AM to drop off. This is causing a lot of congestion and back up on […]
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  • Parents Safety and Security Message Fall 2017 August 30, 2017
    iLearn Schools Parents welcome back! Summer is finally over and our schools are getting the final touches to ensure they are safe and prepared for your child’s continued education. To our new students and parents, we are pleased to have you in our tuition-free, public charter schools! You have made a great choice.  You have […]
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