Pupil Services and Special Education



Anita Russell 

Administrator of Pupil Services
RussellA@Glastonburyus.org  

Diana Kelley 
Director of Special Education, Preschool-12 
KelleyDi@Glastonburyus.org 

Tina Branning 
Administrative Secretary 

Lori Alexander 
Administrative Secretary/ Preschool Liaison 

Sandra Mandell 
Administrative Secretary
Gideon Wells School   1029 Neipsic Road   Glastonbury, CT 06033 
Telephone: (860) 652-7971 or (860) 652-7972  Fax: (860) 652-7983 

Please click on the links to the left to learn more about our programs and services.


Building Administrators for Special Education 

Karen Brown 
Assistant Principal 
Hebron Avenue Elementary School
Hopewell Elementary School
BrownKar@Glastonburyus.org  
(860) 652-7875
(860) 652-7276 

Frank Cipolla
Special Education Supervisor
Glastonbury High School
Secondary Magnet Schools
(860) 652-7200 ext. 1143

Heather Colapinto
Special Education Supervisor
Smith Middle School
Gideon Welles School
(860) 652-7040 
(860) 652-7800

Meg Dawson 
Special Education Supervisor 
Glastonbury High School
 
DawsonM@Glastonburyus.org 
(860) 652-7200 ext. 1143 

Kathleen Johns-Galvin
Special Education Supervisor
LINKS Academy
Elementary Magnet Schools
(860) 659-8104

Denise Proffer
Special Education Supervisor
Naubuc Elementary School
Eastbury Preschool
(860) 652-7918
Cindy Smith 
Assistant Principal 
Buttonball Lane Elementary School
Hebron Avenue Elementary School 
(860) 652-7875

John Szalkiewicz
Special Education Supervisor 
Nayaug Elementary School
Nayaug Preschool