A Message from the Director of Student Services:

Dear Bridgewater-Raynham Families,

Welcome to the Office of Student Services Site! Our department oversees all supports for students with disabilities through their Section 504 Plans or Individualized Education Programs (IEPs) here in Bridgewater-Raynham. We hope that you find the information on this page to be a valueable resource in helping you to identify supports and key staff members that may assist you in navigating the many tiers of support that exist for our students here in our district. If you have any questions please do not hesitate to reach out we are here to help.

Office of Student Services Staff

Director of Student Services and Principal of the Therapeutic Public Day School

Melanie Hart

Administrators of Special Education:

-Jennifer Castanhinha (Merrill Elementary School, LaLiberte Elementary School, and Raynham Middle School)


- Rachel Joseph (Bridgewater Middle School and Mitchell Elementary School)


- Jay Lander (Bridgewater-Raynham Regional High School, Williams Intermediate School, and Therapeutic Day School)


District Support Staff:

-Kendra Rose (Department Head for Social/Emotional Learning)


-Sara Moore (Coordinator of Family and Student Supports)


Student Services Office Staff:

-Cara Peters (BR Regional High School, Therapeutic Day School, and Out of District Placements)


-Gina Leonard (Merrill Elementary School, LaLiberte Elementary School, and Raynham Middle School)


-Amie Palaza (Williams Intermediate School and Bridgewater Middle School)


-Maureen Livingstone (Mitchell Elementary School)


-Karen Harrington (Grants, Purchasing, Budget)