Chelsea Public Schools - Bridge to Success

Berkowitz Faculty & Staff

Berkowitz Elementary School, Chelsea, MA

2014 - 2015 School Year

Administration

  • Principal: Mrs. Terry Gerrish - .
  • Assistant Principal: Mr. Nate Meyers -
  • Parent Liaison: Ms. Jessica Rodriguez -

Office Support

  • Principal Clerk – Main Office: Ms. Rivera
  • Principal Clerk – Special Education: Ms. Bermudez

Classroom Teachers

Please follow hyperlinked faculty/staff names for class syllabi or additional information.

Grade 1

  • Ms. Brogna (General Education) and Ms. Santiago (Inclusion Liaison) – Room 106
  • Mrs. Ferrante – Room 101
  • Mrs. Gauthier – Room 111
  • Mrs. Ikeda – Room 105
  • Ms. Lame – Room 112
  • Mrs. Sokolowski – Room 102
  • Paraprofessionals: Ms. Perez, Ms. Mercurio, Mrs. Segal, Ms Encarnacion-Mora

Grade 2

  • Mrs. Avery – Room 305
  • Ms. Daly – Room 212
  • Mrs. Munger – Room 311
  • Mrs. O’Connell – Room 306
  • Mrs. Sarkis – Room 312
  • Ms. Silvestri – Inclusion Liaison
  • Paraprofessional(s): Ms. LoRusso

Grade 3

  • Ms. Bosak – Room 220
  • Mr. Camino – Room 202
  • Mr. Martinko – Inclusion Liaison
  • Mrs. McCarthy – Room 201
  • Ms. O’Loughlin – Room 221
  • Ms. Plotz – Room 205
  • Paraprofessional(s): Ms. Cimino

Grade 4

  • Ms. Cuda – Inclusion Liaison
  • Mrs. McHugo – Room 319
  • Ms. Ramos – Room 302
  • Mrs. Travaline – Room 318
  • Mr. Vega – Room 301
  • Paraprofessionals: Ms. Rivera and Ms. Nicholas

SAILS Program (Systematic Academic Instruction and Life Skills)

  • Ms. Cabigting – Room 206
  • Paraprofessionals: Mrs. Taraskiewicz and Ms. Paglia
  • Ms. Connors – Room 211
  • Paraprofessionals: Ms. Nelan and Ms. Malave

SSP (Student Support Program)

  • Ms. Sadowski and Ms. Whalen – Room 214
  • Paraprofessionals: Mrs. Dost and Mr. Vines

Academic Support

  • Ms. McLean – Literacy Coach
  • Mrs. Perkins – Reading Teacher
  • Mrs. Cantillo-Kuhlman – Reading Teacher
  • Ms. Murphy – Reading Teacher
  • Ms. Fucarile – Reading Tutor
  • Mrs. Fields – Math Coach
  • Mr. DuBard – Math Tutor
  • Ms. Bean – English as a Second Language Teacher

Specialists

  • Mrs. Mambuca, Visual Art – Room 317 [Mrs. Mambuca is the District K-8 Art Lead]
  • Mrs. Johnson, Library
  • Mrs. Gange, Music and Performing Arts – BH213
  • Mr. Gottlieb, Physical Education – Gym
  • Mr. Smith, Science and Health – Room 120
  • Mrs. Deleidi, Instructional Technology – 216

Student Services

  • Ms. Migitaka, Special Education Evaluation Team Leader for Berkowitz and Sokolowski Schools – Room 218B
  • Ms. Forry, Social Worker – Room 218C
  • Ms. Kristen Jalbert, Speech and Language Pathologist – Room 316
  • Mrs. Marie Washington, School Health Manager
  • Mrs. Claudia Garzon, Nurse
  • Mr. Alfredo Roldan-Flores, Occupational Therapist – Room 217
  • Ms. Susan Brophy, Adaptive Physical Education
  • Ms. Elizabeth Georgiopoulos, Applied Behavioral Analyst

Berkowitz News

Food Day Chelsea
Throughout October in Chelsea we are coming together with a series of events to help our community "Eat Real." Try new, healthy food! Learn how to purchase and prepare nutritious, delicious and affordable meals . Learn about city gardening and where to eat without being served artificial trans fat. Come join your neighbors and make a pledge to “Eat Real”! [More]

Berkowitz 21CCLC After School Program
Your son/daughter has the opportunity to attend Berkowitz's After-School, Project-Based Learning Program. Find out more! [More]

Winter Coats
If you are in need of a winter coat for your child, please contact Chelsea Community Connections to register to be on the waiting list. [More]

Back to School Celebration!
The 2014 Chelsea Back-to-School Celebration was another great success for the Chelsea Public Schools. On Thursday, August 21 from 2 to 5pm, the Williams Building opened its doors to families for fun games and activities, a community organization expo, free food and drink from local restaurants, and some spectacular live performances. [More]

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