Children
  • Welcome to Student Services

    The Manchester-Essex Regional School District is dedicated to meeting the needs of all learners through high quality student services programming for students in grades PK-12.  These supportive services and accommodations are designed to provide access to educational programming for children with disabilities in compliance with federal and state regulations. In collaboration with principals, the special education coordinator and chairpersons, guidance counselors, and Section 504 coordinators, the Director of Student Services oversees the following programs:

    Special Education

    Section 504

    Health Services

    Counseling

    Pre-kindergarten

    English Language Learners

    Home/Hospital Tutoring

Contacts

  • Student Services District Office


    Manchester-Essex Regional School District
    36 Lincoln Street Manchester, MA 01944
    978-525-6060

    Dr. Allison Collins, Director of Student Services

    Shelley Mullarkey, Special Education Administrative Assistant

    Special Education Contacts:

    Essex Elementary

    Holly George, Special Education Chairperson

    Dr. Debi Welling, School Psychologist
    978-768-7324

    Manchester Memorial Elementary
    Holly George, Special Education Chairperson

    Dr. Kathleen Pennoyer, School Psychologist
    978-526-1908

    Middle/High School
    Jean Tarricone, Special Education Coordinator
    978-525-6480

    Dr. Kate McGravey, School Psychologist
    978-525-6484


    Districtwide Programs

    English Language Learner Program Contact:
    Leslie Beaulieu, ELL Coordinator and Teacher 
    978-526-4412

    More information on district staff roles and parent resources is provided via the link below.

    Special Education Resources for Parents

    MERSD SEPAC

    MERSD SEPAC currently meets on the third Thursday of the month via zoom.  To RSVP and receive a link, contact mersdsepac@mersd.org.

    For more information about SEPAC news and events, follow us on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/groups/228164557773410