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School-Based Family and Community Liaison Team

Our multilingual Liaison Team works with families, schools, and SPS departments to promote home-school partnerships through welcoming, responsive, and inclusive programming.

Liaison Team

District Administrator of Programs – Multilingual Learner Education / Family and Community Partnerships, Sarah Davila, 617-625- 6600 x6097

SFLC Director, Nomi Davidson

Basic Needs and Housing Support Director, Regina Bertholdo, 617-625-600 ext 6994 Cell: 781-468-6422

Argenziano School: Telma Leitao, 617-863-6352

Brown School: Deborah Duarte-Calorio, (617)629-5480   

Capuano Early Childhood Center: Deborah Duarte-Calorio 617-629-5460

East Somerville Community School: Gisela Hernandez 617-545-3225

Healey School: Heidy Castro, 617-863-6549

Kennedy School: Francesca Nguyen Vo Broekman, 617-863-2421

West Somerville Neighborhood School: Lee-Anne King 617-625-6600 x6451

Winter Hill Community Innovation School: MaryLou Carey-Sturniolo* 617-413-0292 and Karla Cabrera, 857-286-2430

Next Wave/Full Circle: TBD

Somerville High School: Nayi Padilla, 617-625-6600 x6265 

*Indicates liaisons who work during the academic year only. All other liaisons work the academic year as well as summers. 

More About Liaisons

SFLC Liaisons help families...

  • Connect to school and city programs and supports, services and community resources
  • Connect to Parent/Guardian English Classes, and SFLC programs.
  • Support or host school-wide and classroom-based events.
  • Arrange for interpretation and/or translation.
  • Provide school tours and information for prospective and incoming families.

SFLC Liaisons...

  • Welcome all families in the school community.
  • Support home-school communication.
  • Provide information about school and community programs and opportunities.
  • Refer families and staff to school and community resources.