Who is on the S.T.E.P.S.S team?











































































































Who is on the S.T.E.P.S.S. team?

-Transition Coordinator (certified special education teacher)

-BCBA

-School Psychologist

-Occupational Therapist

-Speech and Language Pathologist

-Outside agencies will be included on an individual basis


Transition Coordinator- Miss. D'Ambroise




Miss. D'Ambroise is in her 4th year as a special education teacher in the Pelham School District. Miss. D'Ambroise will

be taking on a new role as the transition coordinator at Pelham High School. As the transition coordinator 

Miss. D'Ambroise will be working with students on life skills and job exploration. This includes daily living activities

such as laundry, cooking, hygiene, and leisure activities. Miss. D'Ambroise will also work with students and the  

community to obtain job placements for students. 


If you are an employer interested in partnering with our students please contact Miss. D'Ambroise directly.

email: kdambroise@pelhamsd.org 




  BCBA- Mr. Hoffman

    Brendan Hoffman is a District Administrator who specializes in supporting students and staff utilizing the science of Applied Behavioral Analysis. Mr. Hoffman is currently the educational administrator serving as the chairperson for 


    the Pelham School District's Re-Visioning of Special Education related to our programs for students identified with significant disabilities. 

    

    Mr. Hoffman earned a degree in special education,  a master's degree in emotional behavioral disorders and is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst. Mr. Hoffman has 15 plus years of teaching and supporting staff throughout 


    Massachusetts and New Hampshire.   Mr. Hoffman is excited about the opportunities that the Pelham School District has to offer and is proud of the collective efforts of both staff and students. 

   Brendan W. Hoffman M.Ed BCBA


 School Psychologist- Dr. Lessard

    Dr. Kimberly Lessard, is a New Hampshire Certified School Psychologist and Nationally Certified School Psychologist.  She has a doctoral degree in school psychology and has researched evidence-based instructional practice for children 

    diagnosed with autism spectrum disorders.  Dr. Lessard also has a graduate certificate in Autism Spectrum Disorders from Antioch New England University.  She is a member of the New Hampshire Association of School Psychologist, National 

    Association of  School Psychologists, and New Hampshire Special Education Administrators Association. Dr. Lessard provides comprehensive school psychological services at Pelham Memorial School and Pelham High School.  She acts a 

    consultant to the STEPSS program and provides direct service  as determined appropriate by the IEP team.


 Speech and Language Pathologist- Mrs. Lovett


    Barbara Lovett brings over thirty years of experience as a Speech and Language Pathologist . She has spent most of her years serving the wonderful students in the Pelham,N.H. School District. Barbara is especially excited about being part of 

    the new transition team. She will continue to develop individual communication skills needed for her students to enter in the work force, develop life and leisure skills.and to make their new journey a positive one and one filled with

    possibilities.


    Barbara Lovett,S.L.P.,M.Ed.

    License # 0276


  Occupational Therapist- Mrs. Beliveau