Who to Call? Curriculum Contact Directory
Do you have questions about your child’s program or the curriculum?
Our success as a school district is due in many ways to its infrastructure of expert instructional leaders. These leaders oversee:
- ongoing updating of curriculum
- the development and refinement of instructional practices
- the design, implementation and analysis of assessments
- the facilitation of ongoing professional learning through modeling, coaching, training and supervision.
Who to call about DISTRICT CURRICULUM AND PROGRAMS:Assistant Superintendent of Curriculum, Instruction, Assessment:
Dr. Jill Correnty | 203-594-4019
K-4 English Language Arts Coordinator | 594-4524 | Joanne Shulman
K-5 Writing Coordinator | 594-4574 | Karen Scalzo
5-8 English Language Arts Coordinator | 594-4578 | Sarah Broas
3-8 The Challenge Program (Gifted Education) | 594-4548 | Jean Caffrey
K-8 Math Coordinator | 594-4663 | Zoe Robinson
K-8 Science Coordinator | 594-4333 | Melinda Meyer
K-8 Social Studies Coordinator | 594-4576 | Mary Hanna
K-12 World Language/EL | 594-4559 | Lizette D’Amico
K-12 Visual and Performing Arts Director | 594-4568 | Alan Sneath
K-12 Digital Learning Director | 594-4617 | Matthew Salvestrini
K-12 Wellness Coordinator/Athletic Director | 594-4639 | Jay Egan
K-12 Social Worker/Safe School Climate | 594-4655 | Susan Bliss
PreK-4 Special Education | 594-4030 | Lenore Dweck5-8 Special Education | 594-4570 | Carole Pakkala
9-12 Special Education/Launch | 594-4650 | Bill Tesbir
Who to call about NCHS CURRICULUM LEADERSHIP:
English Department | 594-4719| Evan Remley
Math Department | 594-4694 | Anthony Bloss
Social Studies Department | 594-4686 | Robert Stevenson
Science Department | 594-4695 |
Guidance | 594-4661 | Cynthia Rivera
Career & Technical Education | 594-4636 | Jim Zambarano
Library/Media | 594-4686 | Michelle Luhtala
Who to call about PUPIL AND FAMILY SERVICES:Assistant Superintendent for Pupil and Family Services:
Darlene Pianka | 203-594-4020
PRINCIPALS AND ASSISTANT PRINCIPALS to call:
Principals and assistant principals are always available to help support
and guide you and your child. If you are unsure of who to contact or have
lingering questions after having spoken to any of those noted above,
East | 594-4209: Kristine Woleck, Principal | Maura Fruin, AP
West | 594-4410: Jan Murphy, Principal | Ashley Furnari, AP
South | 594-4313: Joanne Rocco, Principal | Matt Kascak, AP
Saxe Middle School | 594-4500: Greg Macedo, Principal and Grade 6 Administrator | Julia Ferreira, Grade 7 AP | Steven Bedard, Grade 8 AP | Steven Clapp, Grade 5 AP
NCHS | 594-4600: William Egan, Principal | David Gusitch, AP | Ari Rothman, AP | Larry Sullivan, APUpdated August 19, 2015
If you have a question, this quick guide will help you decide who to contact. Unless a direct line is listed, please call the school's main office.
Classroom Teachers Classroom teachers are in the best position to provide information about your child, whether academic or behavioral. If you have a question, compliment or concern, please begin by speaking directly to the classroom teacher.
Counselors Particularly during the middle and high school years, when each child has multiple classroom teachers, a counselor is the staff member responsible for helping to establish and facilitate connections. Counselors work closely with students, families and teachers to support planning, program development, monitoring of progress, adjustment and placement processes.
School Nurse Any questions of a medical nature about your child should be directed to your school nurse. Click for school nurse contact information.
NCHS Athletics If you are a high school parent and the question is about the athletic program, please call the NCHS Athletic Director’s office 594-4639.