Leadership Team

Donna Flaherty



Dr. Donna Flaherty is the new Executive Director at ACCEPT Education Collaborative. Prior to joining ACCEPT Dr. Flaherty worked as Assistant Superintendent of Student Services in North Andover and as the Director of Special Education for Georgetown MA Public Schools and Director of Special Education for the City of Battle Creek, Michigan. Her experience includes work as an Assistant Principal, ELA and Mathematics Teacher in Hudson, New Hampshire as well as a Learning Disabilities Specialist for the City of Manchester in New Hampshire. She received her Doctor of Education: Leadership and Learning from Rivier University as well as a Certificate of Advanced Graduate Studies Educational Leadership; a Master of Education: Special Education; a Master of Education: Elementary Education also from Rivier University. Dr.Flaherty received her Bachelor of Science: Computer Science degree from the University of Massachusetts, Lowell.

Vicky Fanelli
Gina Flanagan
Jaime Petrasca
Natalie DeNardo

Erin Conant

Assistant Director of Secondary Education Programs

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Vicky Fanelli

Assistant Director of Special Education Programs

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Gina Flanagan, Ed.D

Deputy Director for Curriculum, Instruction, Assessment and Professional Development

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Jaime Patriarca

Director of Finance

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Natalie DeNardo

Home-Based Services Coordinator

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ACCEPT Education Collaborative
Katie Lawless
Caroline Mechan

Director of Human Resources

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Anne Donovan

Director of School Consultation

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Dianna Mullen

Director of Student Services

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Kathryn Lawless

Medicaid Program Coordinator

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Caroline Mechan, RN


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