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Student Support Services Department Staff

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Jesse Applegate
Director, Student Support Services
Phone: (207) 874-8134

Email: [email protected]

Christopher McCarthy
Director, Breathe Program
Phone: (207) 874-8225

Email: mccarc@portlandschools.org
Julie Kirby 
Assistant Director, Elementary 
Phone: (207) 874-8134
Email: kirbyj@portlandschools.org
Erin Bates-Letourneau
Assistant Director, Secondary
Phone (207) 874-8134
Email: [email protected]
Patricia Dyer
Executive Assistant 
Phone: (207) 874-8134

Email: [email protected]

Suzanne Hardy

Executive Secretary
Phone: (207) 874-8117

Email: [email protected]

JoAnn Smith
Student Support Services Coordinator
Grades K - 5
Phone: (207) 874-8134

Email: [email protected]  

Kathy Pizzo
Student Support Services Coordinator
Grades 6-12
Phone: (207) 874-8134

Email: pizzok@portlandschools.org


Carolyn Volk
Student Support Services Coordinator
Grades K-5
Phone: (207) 874-8134
Email: [email protected]

Nancy Peavy
Transition Strategist
Phone: (207) 874-8134

Email: [email protected]portlandschools.org
Jane Martin
Compliance Secretary
Casco Bay, Deering High, Portland High
Phone: (207) 842-5324

Email: [email protected]
Peggy Bouffard
Compliance Secretary
Special Purpose Schools, Evaluations
Phone: (207) 842-5323

Email: [email protected] 
Nicole Todd
Compliance Secretary
Purchasing, Breathe Program
Phone: (207) 842-5325

Email: [email protected]


Karen Knight (school year)
Compliance Secretary
Peaks, Reiche, Presumpscot, King, East End
Phone: (207) 842-5332

Email: [email protected]


Cheryl Berube (school year)
Compliance Secretary
Lyseth, Riverton, Moore
Phone: (207) 842-5380

Email: [email protected]

Christine Westerberg (school year)
Compliance Secretary
Rowe, Ocean, Longfellow, Lincoln
Phone: (207) 842-5327
Email: [email protected]