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The Director of Pupil Services gives direction to all special instruction and to all pupil services.

The major responsibilities of the director are to facilitate improvement of instruction and service, to participate in staffing the schools, to supervise and evaluate special education and pupil services staff, to oversee the identification, program development and program placement services for students who are mandated as special education, and to administer compliance with State and Federal regulations.

To assist the Director in carrying out the responsibilities of IDEA, there are 7 department supervisors for Pupil Services. Under the supervision of the Director and in concert with the school principals, they supervise and evaluate special education teachers, administer PPT's, promote student achievement, review and improve service delivery, and communicate and collaborate with all building teams, staff, parents and consultants.

Melissa Caballero

Melissa Caballero

Director of Pupil Services

Department Supervisors

Jennifer Baribeau

Department Supervisor of Pupil Services for Duffy, Norfeldt, Web Hill, & Wolcott

Melissa Cook

Department Supervisor of Pupil Services for Early Learning Centers, Whiting Lane, & PreKindergarten at COIA/WebHill/Smith

Dr. Emily Daigle

Department Supervisor of Pupil Services for COIA, Bristow, Sedgwick, & Deaf/HH Programming

Dr. Marie Davis

Department Supervisor of Pupil Services for Aiken, Out of District Schools

Ted Dillon

Department Supervisor of Pupil Services for Braeburn, Morley, & King Philip

Stacy Kellogg-Shove

Pupil Services Department Supervisor for Hall and Conard

Maureen Mazzatto

Department Supervisor of Pupil Services for School Engagement Program, Private School Service Plans, Bugbee, and Smith

Ronda Merriman

Department Supervisor of Pupil Services for STRIVE, Post Secondary, & The Next Chapter Bookstore

The Section 504 co-coordinators for West Hartford Public Schools are:

Melissa Caballero
Director of Pupil Services
860-561-6686, Room 426

Paul Vicinus
Assistant Superintendent of Curriculum, Instruction & Assessment
860-561-6631, Room 414

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