Specialized Instruction and Services

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    Kathleen McDonough

    Specialized Instruction and Services Collaborative Teacher- Room B-1

    Support students on Teams Brown and RISD

    Email: Kathleen.mcdonough@ppsd.org or Kathleen.mcdonough@providenceschools.org 

    Education from Rhode Island College Masters in Special Education from Providence College 

    Hobbies: rock painting, walking, going to the beach, and biking

    Quote:  No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.”-Eleanor Roosevelt



    Tom Connor

    Education: Merrimack College-Bachelor of Science /Special Education

    email : Tom.connor@providenceschools.org     

    Class code:xeil6vo

    2020/2021 SCHEDULE:

    Period 1-Reading-Google Meet 104/in person Rm. 104

    Period 2- English -Google Meet 104/in person Rm. 104

    Period 3- ELD  Class Google Meet 106/in person Rm. 104

    Period 5-Science- Google Meet 104/in person Rm. 104

    Period 6-Math-Google Meet 104/in person Rm. 104



    Judith Andreozzi


    Education: Rhode Island College -Bachelor/Masters  Degrees

    Elementary /Special Education


    Email: judth.andreozzi@providenceschools.org

    Class code: xeil6vo

    2020/2021 SCHEDULE:

    Period 1- Reading- Google Meet 104/in person Rm. 104

    Period 2- English- Google Meet 104/in person Rm.104

    Period 3- ELD Class Google meet 106/in person Rm. 104

    Period 5- Science –Google Meet 104/ in person Rm. 104

    Period 6-Math-Google Meet 104/ in person Rm. 104


    Donna Razzino, M.Ed. (Room B-6 Grades 6,7,8)

    Email: donna.razzino@ppsd.org Google classroom code: vom54oc

    Self-contained/alternate assessment/ECS 

    Certifications: Special Education Pre K- 8th Elementary Education KG-6th

    My Favorite Things My Family My Friends The Beach Books!!!! 

    Favorite Quote- “I cannot emphasize enough the importance of a good teacher.” -Temple Grandin



    Kara Floody Room 307

    Email: Kara.Floody@ppsd.org

    Education: Bachelor's degree in Elementary and Special Education

    Rhode Island College

    Hobbies: Spending time with my family, going to the beach, reading

    Quote: Give a child a fish they eat for a day. Teach a child to fish they eat for a lifetime.




    Kim Lanni - Room 313 B - Team Bryant

    Email:  Kimberly.lanni@providenceschools.org  

    Google Voice: 401-287-4383

    Education: Rhode Island College, Bachelor of Arts in Psychology

    Johnson & Wales University, Master of Arts in Teaching

    Certification: Elementary Education, Gr. 1-6, Elementary/Middle Special Education, Gr. K-8, Middle/Secondary Special Education, Gr. 7-12

    What I love? Spending time with my family and friends, going on long walks, and listening to live music!

    Favorite Quote: “There are no limits to what you can accomplish, except the limits you place on your own thinking.” – Brian Tracy



    Melinda Perreault Room 215, Grade 7

    Education: Rhode Island College, Bachelors in

    Elementary Education 1-6 and Special Education 1-8.

    Email: Melinda.Perreault@ppsd.org

    Hobbies: Watching my kids play sports (Softball, baseball, and basketball), traveling, walking.

    Favorite Quote: Never let the fear of striking out keep you from playing the game. –Babe Ruth.



    Jacqueline Tuttle- Room 115

    Brown University Team - Grade 6

    Education: Rhode Island College, Bachelor of Science and Masters

    Certification: Special Education, Reading Specialist, Elementary Education

    Email:  jacqueline.tuttle@providenceschools.org

    2020/21 Schedule: 

    Period 2: Social Studies, Rm 114                 

    Period 3: Science, Rm 114          

    Period 4: English, Rm 114          

    Period 5: Math, Rm 114                

    Period 6: Reading/Math Lab, Rm. 114 

    What I love? Family, Hiking, Kayaking

    Fun Fact: My father attended Nathanael Greene!

    Favorite Quote: “Change is the end result of all true learning.” Leo Buscaglia


    David Collier, School Social Worker, NGMS

    From small town in Mississippi; still have my Southern accent—See if you can catch it J 

    Undergrad BA Psychology from Brown University 

    Master of Social Work from RI College 

    Participated as a member of an Inpatient Treatment Team, and as a Unit Supervisor, etc. at Bradley Hospital (First Children's Psychiatric Hospital of its kind in the country) for 17 years.

    Been employed as a School Social Worker in the Providence School Department for the last 23 years, applying my clinical skills to empower our students and parents so the students can reach their full potential. I serve once again as part of a Team of Qualified Professionals to assess and determine Special Education needs; provide individual counseling to support social, emotional,  behavioral, and educational successes; Consult with teachers and administrators, and parents, and provide support to them as needed. Advocacy, referral, outreach and liaison to community services. 

     Loves spectator sports, especially football. Have gone to multiple Super Bowls…GO PATS!!!

    Loves most foods (NO CILANTRO, PLEASE)


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    Melissa Martin- Room 314

    Email: Melissa.Martin@ppsd.org or


    Support students on Teams Salve, RISD, RIC, and JWU

    Education: Bachelors in Elementary and Special Education from Rhode Island College

    Hobbies: reading, hiking, spending time with my dog, cooking