Student Services

You Belong Background


Bullying Prevention and Intervention


English Language Learner Program

Broadmeadow School ELL (781) 455-0448

Jackie O'Doherty (x51336)

Elementary Counseling

Needham Public Schools Counseling Department

Rocio Camarco-Ruiz, Pre K-6 Counseling Director


Broadmeadow School Counseling (781) 455-0448

Laurie Blakely, (Kindergarten, Grades 1 & 2) x51335

Katie Lizotte, (Grades 3, 4 & 5) x51364

Jacqui Murphy (Connections Adjustment Counselor) x51567

Health Services

Needham Public Schools Health Services

Susannah Hann, Director of School Health Services

781-455-0416 x 382

Broadmeadow School Health Office (781) 455-0448

Marybeth Arigo, R.N. (x51309)

The school nurse can be reached by telephone, email or via a dedicated fax line. She is also generally available in the Health Office fifteen minutes before the start of school and thirty minutes after dismissal.

Fax: 781-455-0851


Metropolitan Council for Educational Opportunity, Inc.

Jennifer Kilson-Paige METCO Program Coordinator 

Nutrition Services

Needham Public Schools Nutrition Services

Emily Murphy, NPS Nutrition Services Director

781-455-0400 x11216

Broadmeadow School Cafeteria Manager (781) 455-0448

Paula Theriault (x51248)

Social Emotional Learning

Social/Emotional Learning at the Needham Schools

Special Education

Needham Public Schools Special Education Department

Broadmeadow School Special Education (781) 455-0448

Adaptive Physical Education: Rachel Ball 

Connections Adjustment Counselor: Jacqui Murphy (x51567)

Connections  Liaison: Jamie Gallagher  (x51575)

Occupational Therapy: Yvonne Barbier (x52803)

Psychologist: TBD (x51338)

Special Education Coordinator: Anne Cline-Scott (x51308)

Special Education Liaisons:

Cassandra Grasso (Gr. 2) x51569

Laurie Davis (K & Gr. 1) x51578
Erin Crandall (Gr. 4) x51576

Kevin Ruffenach (Gr. 5) x51577

Susanne Sirois (Gr. 3) x51568

Speech: Nicole McGonigle (x51363)


Needham Public Schools Transportation Department

Shane Marchand, Director of Transportation

781-455-0400 x11234



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