Department of Special Services

  • Department of Special Services

    The Department of Special Services meets the diverse needs of students by providing support in their academic, social and emotional endeavors, through a variety of accommodations, modifications and specialized staffing.


    Michele Brady

    Director of Special Services & Civil Rights Coordinator

    Becky Earle - Administrative Assistant


    Contact Information

    Office:  Nantucket High School

    10 Surfside Road 

    Nantucket,  MA 02554

    Office Hours:  Monday - Friday,  8:00 am - 4:00 pm

    Phone:  508.228.7285  ext. 1355

    Fax:  508.825.2062


    Special Services Staff

    Nantucket Elementary School & Nantucket Intermediate School

    School Psychologist - Jen Laredo

    Guidance Counselors - Jeanne Clark, Lisa Hood, Alexandra Rosenberg

    Social Worker - David Seigel


    Special Needs Preschool - Jody Newman, Kim Albertson

    Special Needs Grades K, 1 - Kathy Adams

    Special Needs, Grade 2 - Laura Ubaldino, Team Leader

    Special Needs, Grade 3 - Michelle Brannigan

    Special Needs Grade 4 - 

    Special Needs Grade 5 - 

    Intensive Developmental Support Center (IDSC), Grades K - 2 - 

    Intensive Developmental Support Center (IDSC), Grades 3 -5 - Cara Seal

    Options - Seth Kearns


    Cyrus Pierce Middle School

    School Psychologist - Sarah Holton-Roth

    Guidance Counselors - Jaclyn Normand, Dauna Coffin

    Social Worker - Julie Kingston


    Special Needs, Grade 6 - Theran Singleton

    Special Needs, Grade 7 - Barbara Condon

    Special Needs, Grade 8 - Alyssa Billings

    Language Based Learning Disabilities Program (LBLD) - Marita Scarlett, Emily Clarkson

    STEPS - 

    Intensive Developmental Support Center (IDCS) - 



    Nantucket High School

    School Psychologist - Sarah Holton-Roth

    Guidance Counselors - Cathy Lepore, Courtney Foster, Anita Small

    Social Worker - Julie Kingston


    Special Needs Teachers, Grade 9 - 12:

    Stephanie Johnson

    Monique Malloy

    Karyn Manghis, Team Leader

    Jessica Townsend

    STEPS - Nicole Gross

    Student Success Program - Andrew Viselli


    Related Services Providers - District Wide

    Reading Specialist - Ann Maury

    Speech/Language Therapists - Cathy Bruno, Ann Poyant, Heather Freeman

    Occupational Therapists - Alexis Healy-Wurzburg,  Michele Dyer

    Physical Therapists - Angela Wagner

    Vision Therapist - Kathryn Traut

    Deaf/Hard of Hearing Therapist - Kym Myers

    Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) - 

    Home Consultant - 

    Language Based Learning Disabilities Consultant - Ann Larson