Faculty and Staff Directory

Administrative Team
Dr. Mario Pires, Principal, [email protected]
Ms. Michelle da Costa, Assistant Principal, [email protected]
Ms. Katie McMakin, School Adjustment counselor, kmcmakin@newbedfordschools.org
Ms. Karen Lombard, Teaching and Learning Specialist, [email protected]
Ms. Maria Mojica, Administrative Assistant, mimojica
Ms. Melinda BotelhoNurse[email protected]

Grade-Level Teachers
Ms. Jane Rhuda, 
Kindergarten, [email protected]
Ms. Michelle DiPietro, Kindergarten, [email protected]
Ms. Paige Hussey, Kindergarten, [email protected]
Ms. Nicole Akin, 1st grade, [email protected]
Ms. Kristen Bruce-Desorcy, 1st grade, [email protected]
Ms. Heather Johnson 1st grade, hjohnson@newbedfordschools.org
Ms. Melissa Dextradeur, 2nd grade, [email protected]
Ms. Julie Botte, 2nd grade, [email protected]
Ms. Grace Martel, 2nd grade, gmartel@newbedfordschools.org
Ms. Elicia Fischman, 3rd grade, [email protected]
Ms. Colleen McLaughlin, 3rd grade, [email protected]
Ms. Courtney Gifford, 4th & 5th grade, [email protected]
Ms. Bridget Murphy, 4th & 5th grade, [email protected]
Ms. Stephanie Quarterone, 5th grade, [email protected]
Ms. Kelsea Kidney, 5th grade, kkidney@newbedfordschools.org

Specialty Teachers
Mr. Christian Cabral, Physical Education, [email protected]
Ms. Kelsey Andre, Music, kmandre@newbedfordschools.org
Ms. Cathryn Lonsdale,  Art, [email protected]

Special Service Providers
Ms. Christine Rodrigues, SPED Tutor K - 1, [email protected]
Ms. Jamie Karalekas, SPED Tutor grades 2-3, [email protected]
Ms. Sarah White, SPED Tutor grades 4-5, [email protected]
Ms. Amy Bednarz, ESL Teacher, [email protected]
Ms. Hannah McElman, ESL Teacher, [email protected]
Ms. Lisa Quigley, ESL Teacher, [email protected]
Ms. Jessica Silvia, Reading Specialist, [email protected]
Ms. ToniAnne Kennefick, Interventionist, tkennefick@newbedfordschools.org
Ms. Lisa Melo, SPED Facilitator, lmelo@newbedfordschools.org
Ms. Stephanie Cournoyer, Speech Pathologist, [email protected]
Ms. Danielle Tremblay, Occupational Therapy, [email protected]

Auxiliary Support Providers
Ms. Susana Martins, Sr. Custodian, [email protected]
Mr. Timothy Veigas, Jr. Custodian, tviegas@newbedfordschools.org
Ms. Traci Lorenco, Lunch Aide[email protected]
Mr. Dreshaun Pina, Lunch Aide, [email protected]
Ms. Alyssa DeMelo, Building Substitute, [email protected]

Ms. April Storer, Paraprofessional, [email protected]
Ms. Claudia Figeureo, paraprofessional, [email protected]
Ms. Dionne Cozier, paraprofessional, [email protected]