Statewide System of Support (SSoS)

SSoS Regional Staff

The teams collaborate with districts to assess their strengths and needs, facilitate access to resources and professional development, establish partnerships and networks, and deliver individualized assistance for the region's districts and schools.

Coastal SSoS TeamWest/Central SSoS Team


Susan Berglund, Regional Co-Director
Mary Ann Jackman, Regional Co-Director

Assistant Director

Rebecca Hyde, Assistant Director

District Leads

Andrea Condit, District Lead/Assistance Lead
Joe Petner, District Lead/Assistance Lead
Casel Walker, District Lead/Assistance Lead

Assistance Leads

Steve Bogdanoff, Assistance Lead
Michael Fiato, Targeted Assistance Manager
Teresa Harvey-Jackson, Assistance Lead
Nan Murphy, Assistance Lead
Maryanne Palmer, Assistance Lead
Angela Sangeorge, Assistance Lead
Nicole Smith, Assistance Lead CCTE
Kris Taylor, Targeted Assistance Manager
Cyndi Weekes Bradley, Assistance Lead

Data Specialists

Hilary Bresnahan, Data Specialist
Jennifer Glickman, Data Specialist


Joan Tuttle, Regional Director

Assistant Director

Andy Churchill, Assistant Director

Resource Coordinator

Llama Maynard, Resource Coordinator

Assistance Leads

Les Edinson, Assistance Lead
Tom Lamey, Assistance Lead
Colleen Marcus, Assistance Lead
Robert Putnam, Assistance Lead
Heather Richard, Assistance Lead
April Rist, Assistance Lead
Ken Rocke, Assistance Lead
Dean Scranton, Assistance Lead
Christine Shea, Assistance Lead/Data Specialist
Zach Smith, Assistance Lead/Data Specialist
Bob Vaughan, Assistance Lead
Martha Wiley, Assistance Lead
Joe Wyman, Assistance Lead/Data Specialist

Center for Instructional Support

Claire Abbott, Educator Effectiveness
Anne DeMallie, Digital Literacy Specialist
Meto Raha, Math Specialist — English Learners
Sharnei Young, Literacy Specialist — English Learners

Judy Magloire, English Learners (Coastal)
David Valade, English Learners (West/Central)

Donna Goldstein, Literacy Specialist (Coastal)
Susan Kazeroid, Literacy Specialist (West/Central)
Tracey Martineau, Literacy Specialist (West/Central)
Woodly Pierre-Louis, Literacy Specialist (Coastal)

Nicole Scola, STE Specialist (West/Central)
Alicia Wedderburn, STE Specialist (Coastal)

Stephen Garschina-Bobrow, Math Specialist (Coastal)
Ian Stith, Math Specialist (West/Central)

The Statewide System of Support is Hiring! Click below for more details on available opportunities:

  • Regional Assistance Lead: DESE contracted employee (working between 20–35 hours per week). Positions are available in both the Coastal and West/Central regions.

Contact Us

Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education
75 Pleasant Street, Malden, MA 02148-4906

Voice: (781) 338-3000
TTY: (800) 439-2370


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