Student Services

Food Service
Needham Public Schools Nutrition Services(781) 455-0400
Danielle Collins, NPS Food Services Director, Ext. 11216
Barbara Pitney, Secretary, Ext. 11285

Needham Public Schools Guidance (781) 455-0400
TBD, Director of Guidance, pre K-12
TBD, Secretary

Newman Elementary School - Guidance - (781) 455-0416
Heather Murphy, Stephen Croft, Sara Jane Noguiera

Health Services
Needham Public Schools Health Services - (781) 455-0416
Susannah Hann, M.Ed., B.S.N., R.N., NCSN, Director of Health Services, 
Ext. 55382
Ellen Irwin, Administrative Assistant, Ext. 55384

Newman Elementary School - Health Office - (781) 455-0416 - Fax: 781-453-5607
Jessica Casserly, B.S.N., R.N., Ext. 55379
Kate Wilk, M.S.N, R.N., Ext. 55138
The school nurse can be reached by telephone, email or via a dedicated fax line. They are also generally available in the Health Office fifteen minutes before the start of school and thirty minutes after 

Needham Public Schools Preschool (781) 455-0416
Early Childhood Center at Newman Elementary School 
Danny Cohen, Director, Ext. 55133
Xenia Papoulias, Secretary, Ext. 55140

Special Education
Needham Public Schools Special Education Department (781) 455-0400 
Julie Muse-Fisher, Executive Director, Ext. 11215

Needham Public Schools Special Education Parent Advisory Council (SEPAC)

Newman Elementary School - Special Education - (781) 455-0416
Special Education Coordinator: Dr. Aron Blidner, Ext. 55391
Special Education Liaisons: Melissa Cerra, Emily Delaney-Distaso, Meg Avilla, Jill Daly, Ashley Sullivan, Lisa Maguire, Susan Dzindolet, Courtney Sanborn

Needham Public Schools Transportation Department - (781) 455-0400
Shane Marchand, Director of Transportation, Ext. 11234
Diana Baccari, Administrative Assistant, Ext. 11242

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