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Brookline Public Schools Central Administration

Director of SpEd for Baker, Devotion, Driscoll, Heath and BEEP Mark Nacht
Director of SpEd for Lincoln, Lawrence, Pierce, Runkle and Home Services Emily Frank

Samuel Zimmerman
Deputy Superintendent for Student Services
(617) 730-2447

Nicole Gittens
Deputy Superintendent for Teaching and Learning
(617) 730-2432

Brookline High School

115 Greenough Street
Brookline, MA  02446

Anthony Meyer, Interim Headmaster

Director of Special Education: email: Wendy Ryder phone: 617-713-5076
Coordinator of Special Education: email: Jim Henry phone: 617-713-5077

Team Facilitators:
email: Jennifer Braman-Parikh phone: 617-713-5499
email: Michael Carver phone: 617-713-5014
email: Kristen Beaupre phone: 617-713-5014

Liason(s) email: Jackie Rossey, Mary Lynn Pergantis

Baker School

205 Beverly Road
Chestnut Hill, MA  02467

Mary Brown, Principal

Special Ed Team Facilitator: Patricia English Sands – (617) 879-4504
Parent Liaison(s) email: Kelly Schmidt

Devotion School

345 Harvard Street
Brookline, MA 02446

David O’Hara, Principal
Kristine Barker, all initial evaluations
Special Ed Team Facilitator: Jeanne Farwell – TEXT (617) 233-2890
Parent Liaison(s) email: Philip Ruedi (K-5) Shauna Betof (6-8)

Monica Crowley, Principal
Special Ed Team Facilitator: Kristine Barker – (617) 879-4489
Parent Liaison(s) email:

Driscoll School

64 Westbourne Terrace
Brookline, MA  02446

Eileen Woods, Interim Principal

Special Ed Team Facilitator: Carolyn Cohen – (617) 879-4272
Parent Liaison(s) email: Heather Caldwell, Padmaja Raman

Heath School

100 Eliot Street
Brookline, MA 02130

Annie Sevelius, Principal

Special Ed Team Facilitator: Jed Miller – (617) 879-4567
Parent Liaison(s) email: Mei-An Tsu

Lawrence School

27 Francis Street
Brookline, MA 02446

Rick Rogers, Principal

Special Ed Team Facilitator: Lorri Ventura – (617) 879-4370
Parent Liaison(s) email: Makeeba McCreary

Lincoln School

29 Kennard Road
Brookline, MA 02445

Andrew Bott, Principal

Special Ed Team Facilitator: Mary Kay Deiss – (617) 879-4612
Parent Liaison(s) email: Marina Ostankovitch, Mariela Koenig

Early Education (BEEP)

Team Facilitator, Intake: Betsy Preston – (617) 713-5473
Team Facilitator: Lisa Lamont Harris – (617) 264-6406
Team Facilitator: Riva Rosenberg

Liason(s) email: Faith Fanowitz (BEEP-Lynch)
Liason(s) email: Senofer Mendoza (BEEP-Obi Shalom)
Liason(s) email: Kelly Schmidt (Emeth/Putterham)

Pierce School

50 School Street
Brookline, MA 02445

Pipier Smith-Mumford, Principal

Special Ed Team Facilitator: Cathy Heller– (617) 730-4010
Parent Liaison(s) email: Kristine Kelly

Runkle School

50 Druce Street
Brookline, MA  02445

Jim Stoddard, Principal

Special Ed Team Facilitator: John McCarthy – (617) 879-5681
Parent Liaison(s) email: Alessandra Di Credico

Out of District

Coordinator of Out of District Programs
email: Greg Beaupre phone: (617) 730-2450

Liason(s) email: Lisa Scher

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