Welcome to the Cumberland School Department’s Special Services Office

The Special Services office supports 
students’ ages 3-21 who require specialized instruction.

The Special Services Office supports the work of Cumberland’s school nurse teachers, psychologists, social workers, general classroom teachers, special educators, paraprofessionals, speech/language pathologists, school counselors, physical therapist, occupational therapists, and Teachers of the Visually Impaired

Our office contacts:
Phone: 401-658-1600 x4
Fax: 401-658-1601
Dr. Rachel Santa
Director of Special Education
E-mail:  rachel [dot] santa [at] cumberlandschools [dot] org
Ms. Judy Thomson
Administrative Assistant
E-mail:  judy [dot] thomson [at] cumberlandschools [dot] org
Phone: 401658-1600 x313
Ms. Barbara Brunelle
Statistical Data Clerk
E-mail:  barbara [dot] brunelle [at] cumberlandschools [dot] org
Phone: 401-658-1600 x314
Kathy Gibney
Special Education Coordinator - Preschool & Ashton Elementary
E-mail:  kathy [dot] gibney [at] cumberlandschools [dot] org
Melissa Custer
Special Education Coordinator - BF Norton, Community, Cumberland Hill & Garvin Elementary Schools
E-mail:  melissa [dot] custer [at] cumberlandschools [dot] org
Kyle Santos
Special Education Coordinator - McCourt  & North Cumberland Middle Schools
E-mail:  kyle [dot] santos [at] cumberlandschools [dot] org
Tammy Lemieux
Special Education Coordinator - Cumberland High School
E-mail: tammy [dot] lemieux [at] cumberlandschools [dot] org