Members and Partner Organizations

The NRRC’s collaborative work is only possible with the help of regional institutions of higher education (IHEs), regional preK-12 schools and community-based organizations (CBOs).

The following list includes the NRRC’s advisory board, IHEs, regional K-12 schools, and CBOs currently supporting NRRC work. Each of these organizations provides educational, health, social, and/or artistic activities and services to children and young adults in Northeast Massachusetts. By partnering with these organizations, the NRRC seeks to improve teaching and learning, as well as identify new approaches for meeting children’s needs in and out of school.

Google Map of NRRC Members and Partners

Executive Director and Advisory Board
Institutions of Higher Education
Regional K-12 Schools
Community-Based Organizations
Early Childhood, Cultural Institutions and Workforce Board Partners


Executive Director and Advisory Board

Executive Director

  •  Christine Shaw

Advisory Board (*Members of the Executive Committee)

  • Janet Arndt, Director of Graduate Education, Gordon College
  • Judith Boccia, Director, Office of School Partnerships, UMass-Lowell
  • Mary-Lou Breitborde, Assoc. Dean of Education, Salem State University*
  • Dan W. Butin, Dean of Education, Merrimack College*
  • Colleen Cox, Associate Dean, Lowell Campus, Middlesex Community College*
  • Claire Crane, Principal, Ford School, Lynn Public Schools
  • Patrick Daly, Director of Academic Services, North Reading Public Schools
  • Lisa Dana, Superintendent, Danvers Public Schools
  • Marie Galinski, Superintendent, Beverly Public Schools*
  • Kathy Gallo, Director of Region 3 ECE Partnership, North Shore Community College*
  • Euthemia Gilman, Northern Essex Community College
  • Ellen Grondine, Dean of LES Programs, Northern Essex Community College*
  • Nancy Higgins, Program Chair, Middlesex Community College
  • Edward Hutchinson, Asst. Superintendent, N. Andover Public Schools
  • Katie Magrane, Executive Director, Mass Afterschool Partnership (MAP)
  • Cheryl Marks, Family/Community Quality Specialist, Commonwealth of Massachusetts
  • Kathleen McLaughin, Assoc. Professor of Education, Endicott College
  • Elizabeth Moore, Principal, Marblehead Veterans Middle School
  • Steven O’Brien, Asst. Superintendent, Salem Public Schools
  • Ellen O’Donnell, Dean of Human Services, North Shore Community College
  • Terry O’Neill, District Support Specialist, Lowell Public Schools
  • Kathleen O'Connor, Coordinator, Lowell Teacher Academy, Lowell Public Schools
  • Vera Ossen, Director of Educator Prep. Programs, UMass-Lowell*
  • Anne Partriquin, Northeast Consortium for Staff Development
  • Maureen Pasek, Director, GLCAC Partnerships for Children
  • Linda Saris, Exec. Director, Salem Cyberspace (NSCAP)*
  • Mary Sarris, Exec. Director, North Shore WIB
  • David Troughton, Regional Assistance Director, DSAC, DESE 
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Institutions of Higher Education


Endicott College
376 Hale St., Beverly, MA 01915
978.927.0585 or 1.800.325.1114

Gordon College
255 Grapevine Rd., Wenham, MA 01984
978.927.2300

Merrimack College
315 Turnpike St., North Andover, MA 01845
978.837.5000

Middlesex Community College
591 Springs Rd., Bedford, MA 01730
1.800.818.3434

North Shore Community College
1 Ferncroft Rd., Danvers, MA 01923
978.762.4000

Northern Essex Community College
Haverhill Campus, 100 Elliott Street, Haverhill, MA 01830
978.556.3000
Lawrence Campus, 45 Franklin Street, Lawrence, MA 01841 
978.738.7000

Salem State University
352 Lafayette Street, Salem, MA 01970
978.542.6000
 
University of Massachusetts, Lowell
1 University Ave., Lowell, MA 01854
978.934.4000

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Regional K-12 Schools

Amesbury High School
5 Highland St., Amesbury, MA 01913
978.388.4800
Leslie R. Murray, Principal

Andover Public Schools
36R Bartlet St., Andover, MA  01810
978.623.8500
Claudia L. Bach, Superintendent
 
Beverly Public Schools
502 Cabot St., Beverly, MA 01915
978.921.6100
James Hayes, Superintendent

Danvers Public Schools
64 Cabot Rd., Danvers, MA 01923
978.777.4539
Lisa Dana, Superintendent

Greater Lawrence Technical High School
57 River Rd., Andover, MA 01810
978.686.0194
Judy A. DeLucia, Superintendent
 
Haverhill Public Schools
4 Summer St., Haverhill, MA 01830
978.374.3400
Raleigh Buchanan, Superintendent
 
Lowell Public Schools
155 Merrimack St., Lowell, MA  01852
978.937.7647
Chris Scott, Superintendent

Marblehead Public Schools
9 Widger Rd., Marblehead, MA 01945
781.639.3140
G. Paul Dulac, Superintendent

Marblehead Community Charter School
17 Lime St., Marblehead, MA 01945
781.631.0777
Nina Cullen-Hamzeh, Principal
 
Methuen Public Schools
10 Ditson Place Methuen, MA 01844
978.722.6000
Jeanne C. Whitten, Superintendent

Newburyport Public Schools
70 Low St., Newburyport, MA 01950
978.465.4456
Deirdre Farrell, Superintendent
 
Peabody Public Schools
21 Johnson St., Peabody, MA 01960
978.531.1600
C. Milton Burnett, Superintendent

Pentucket Regional Schools
22 Main St., West Newbury, MA
978.363.2280
Paul A. Livingston, Superintendent 

Salem Public Schools
29 Highland Ave., Salem MA 01970
978.740.1212
William Cameron, Superintendent

Silver Hill Charter School
675 Washington St., Haverhill, MA 01832
978.374.3448
Euthemia Gilman, Principal

Whittier Regional Vocational-Technical High School
115 Amesbury Line Rd., Haverhill, MA 01830
978.373.4101, Ext. 252
William DeRosa, Superintendent

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Community-Based Organizations

The Beacon Coalition
60 Pleasant St., Newburyport, MA 01950
978.463.8977
Sarah Hayden, Prevention Project Director

Boys & Girls Club of Greater Lowell
657 Middlesex Street, Lowell, MA 01851
978.458.4526
Michelle Meehan, Director

Boys & Girls Club of Greater Salem
13 Hawthorne Blvd., Salem, MA 01970
978.744.0915
Joanne Scott, Director

Boys & Girls Club of Lynn
25 North Common St., Lynn, MA 01902
781.593.1772
Leland Boutilier, Director

Boy Scouts of America, Yankee Clipper Council
36 Amesbury Rd., Haverhill, MA 01830
978.372.0591
Randy Larson, Director

Cape Ann Families - Empowering Youth Program
25 Emerson Ave., Gloucester MA 01930
978.281.7856
Stacey Randell, Director

Community Teamwork Inc. (CTI), YouthBuild Lowell
391 Pawtucket Ave., Lowell, MA 01854
978. 446.9803
Kelly Lockwood, Student Services Coordinator

Essex County Community Foundation
175 Andover St., Suite 101, Danvers, MA 01923
978.777.8876
Julie Bishop, Vice President of Grants and Services

GEAR Up Lowell at the Center for Family, Work, & Community, UMass, Lowell
600 Suffolk St, 1st Floor, Lowell, MA 01854
978.934.4667
Bowa Tucker, Project Manager

Girl Scouts of Eastern Massachusetts
1740 Turnpike St., North Andover, MA 01845
1.800.842.5566
Brenda Fitzgerald, Regional Director

Greater Lawrence Community Action Council, Inc./CPC
305 Essex Street, Lawrence, MA 01840
978.681.4900
Gayle Williams, Director

Groundwork Lawrence Green Team
60 Island Street, 2nd Floor, Lawrence, MA 01840
978.974.0770
Heather McMann, Executive Director

La Vida, Inc.
29 Green Street, Lynn, MA 01902 (site address)
40 Green StreetLynn, MA 01902 (mailing address)
781.586.0193
Frances Martinez, Executive Director

Light of Cambodian Children, Inc.
Mogan Cultural Center, 3rd Floor, 40 French Street Lowell, MA 01852  (site address), 
P. O. Box 1324, Lowell, MA 01853 (mailing address)
978.275.1822
Sayon Soeun, Executive Director

Lowell Community Health Center Teen Coalition
17 Warren Street, 1st Floor, Lowell, MA 01852
978.322.8521
Linda So Director, LCHC Youth Dev. Dept.

Newburyport Youth Services
60 Pleasant Street, Newburyport, MA 01950
978.465.4434
Andrea Egmont, Supervisor of Youth Services
Margot Petler, Recreation Program Director

Operation Bootstrap
156 Broad St., Lynn, MA 01902
781.599.8543
Don Edwards, Director

Raw Art Works
37 Central Square, Lynn, MA 01902
781.593.5515
Kit Jenkins, Director

Salem YMCA After School Program K-8
One Sewall Street, Salem, MA 01970
978.740.9622
Jay Lyons, Director

Social Capital, Inc. Lynn
52 Andrew St. 1st Flr., Lynn, MA 01901
781.599.1269
Peter Domanico, Outreach & Technology Coordinator

Students & Leaders against Destructive Decisions (SALADD)
32 Pooles Ln., Rockport, MA 01966
978.546.3600
Nikki Klink, Director Cape Ann YMCA Teen Programs

Junior & Teen Achievers, Merrimack Valley YMCA
40 Lawrence St., Lawrence, MA 01840
978. 681.1126
Francis Kenneally, District Executive Director

Young Parent Support Program (YWCA of Lowell)
97 Central Street, Unit #302, Lowell, MA 01852
978.454.5405
Darlene Guertin, Coordinator

Young Women’s Project, United Teen Equality Center
34 Hurd St., Lowell, MA 01852
978.856.3912
Julie Carey, Young Women’s Coordinator

 

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Early Childhood, Cultural Institutions and Workforce Board Partners

Bright Horizons Family Solutions
200 Talcott Ave. South, Watertown, MA 02472
617.673.8000
Patricia Donahue, Director

Catholic Charities North at Lynn & Lynn Child Care Center
55 Lynn Shore Dr., Lynn, MA 01902
781.593.2312
37 North Federal St., Lynn, MA 01905
781.598.2759
Janet MacDougall, Director of Child Care Services

Catholic Charities School Age, Preschool and Family Child Care Programs — Peabody Child Care
13 Pulaski St., Peabody, MA 01960
978.532.6860
Charles Johnson, Director of School Age, Preschool & Family Child Care Programs

Coalition of Schools Educating Boys of Color
781.775.9461
Ron Walker, Executive Director

Essex County Community Foundation
175 Andover St., Suite 101, Danvers MA 01923
978.777.8876
David M. Welbourn, President

Essex National Heritage Area
221 Essex St., Suite 41, Salem MA 01970
978.740.0444
Annie C. Harris, Executive Director, Essex National Heritage Commission

Girls Incorporated of Lynn
50 High Street, Lynn, MA 01902
781.592.9744
Patricia A. Driscoll, Executive Director

Lynn Economic Opportunity, Inc. (LEO)/Head Start
156 Broad St., Lynn, MA 01901
781.581.7220
Marie Yannaco-Grant, Director, Head Start & Child Development Services

Massachusetts Dept of Children and Families
Susan Spurlock, Director, MA Child Welfare Institute

Merrimack Valley Workforce Investment Board, Youth Council
439 South Union St., Suite 102, Lawrence, MA 01843
978.682.7099
Cal Williams, Chair

North Shore Collaborative for Math, Science & Interdisciplinary Education
SB 117A, 352 Lafayette St., Salem State College, Salem, MA 01970
978.542.6068
James Kearns, Executive Director

Northshore Education Consortium
112 Sohier Rd., Beverly, MA 01915
978.232.9755
Robert L. Gass, Executive Director

North Shore Head Start
39 Cross St., Peabody, MA 01960
978.532.1179
Diane Curtin, Director

North Shore Workforce Investment Board
70 Washington St., Suite 314, Salem, MA 01970
978.741.3805
Mary W. Sarris, Executive Director

Pathways for Children, Gloucester
29 Emerson Avenue, Gloucester, MA 01930
978.281.2400
Caroline Haines, Chief Operating Officer

Salem Community Childcare
45 Congress St., Salem, MA 01970
978.744.5551
Kristin Hatch, Director

Salem Cyberspace (North Shore Community Action Programs)
98 Lafayette St., Salem, MA 01970
978. 740.6667
Linda Saris, Director

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