Newton Special Education Parent Advisory Council
c/o Office for Student Services
Education Center
100 Walnut Street
Newton, MA 02460

We can be contacted at

Christine Carey Co-Chair
Alyssa Cohen Co-Chair
Rajeev Parlikar Co-Chair
Lisa DePalma Secretary
Michele Fegley Treasurer
Agatha Clancy Board Member at Large
Kim Gallaugher Board Member at Large
Marian Rambelle Board Member at Large
Joan Schulz Board Member at Large
Julie Swersey Board Member at Large

PAC Liaisons


NECP at Aquinas Darlene Thebaud

Elementary Schools

Angier Kim Gallaugher
Bowen open
Burr open
Cabot Karina Simonian
Countryside Renuka Raghavan
Franklin Alison Lobron
Erin Kelly-Makol
Horace Mann open
Lincoln Eliot open
Mason Rice open
Memorial-Spaulding Irene Margolis Katz
Peirce open
Underwood open
Ward open
Williams Hagit Abraham
Zervas Evrim Atas

Middle Schools

Bigelow open
Brown Kim Gallaugher
Day Emily Katz Williamson
Oak Hill Lisa DePalma
Emily Katz Williamson

High Schools

Newton North Elizabeth DeRivera
Newton South Jo-Louise Allen
Lisa DePalma
Central High open

Out of District Families – Ann Rounseville

Liaison Coordinator – Kim Gallaugher
Contact information for liaisons is in your school directory
Contact Kim at if you would like to volunteer or have questions.

Working Groups and Committees

Email for more information about how to join a working group or committee

Click here to see a chart of Special Education staff you can contact in Newton Public Schools Student Services.