Newton Special Education Parent Advisory Council
c/o Office for Student Services
Education Center
100 Walnut Street
Newton, MA 02460
Email: (NOTE: If you receive an error response, please email

SEPAC Board 2021-22

Jessi ChampionChair
Jenny Klein-SosaSecretary
Eliza SpauldingTreasurer
Suzanne BuchkoBoard Member at Large
Erin Kelly-MakolBoard Member at Large
OPENBoard Member at Large
Helen ScarrBoard Member at Large
OPENBoard Member at Large

SEPAC Liaisons

Each Newton school has one or more SEPAC Liaison(s) who serve as school-based parent contact(s), send communications and announcements to school communities, and organize events and gatherings that support families with students who have IEPs/504s. Contact Liaison Coordinator Kim Gallaugher if you would like to volunteer or have questions.


NECP at Aquinas Josh Goldstein

Elementary Schools

AngierSarah Solomon
BowenEllen Taverna
BurrEliza Spaulding
CabotLindsey Fieldman & Anna Claeys
CountrysideJill Canelli
FranklinYael Mito & Amy Horsman
Horace MannKim Bourdeau
Lincoln EliotLauren McMinn
Mason RiceLindsay MacAuley
Memorial-SpauldingJenny Klein-Sosa & Anat Linden
PeirceAmy Fallon & Lindsey Conkey
UnderwoodRocio Calvo
WardMarriah Vengroff & Tabatha Flores
WilliamsAditi Deshpande & Naz Nami Yenmez
ZervasJulie Swersey

Middle Schools

Bigelow Brigitte LaMarche
Brown Kim Gallaugher
Day Heather Gipson-Cosier
Oak Hill Karina Simonian & Hannah Schuwarz

High Schools

Newton NorthDianna Magnani & Agatha Clancy
Newton SouthLisa DePalma
Central HighOPEN

Out of District Families – Ann Rounseville

Click here to access the NPS Student Services & Special Education website, where you may find program overviews and staff contact information.