School Contacts

Below is a reference guide to help determine who best to contact in any given situation.

Advisor: The advisor is usually your first contact for general information about your child. You should contact your child’s advisor if you have:
  • Questions about your child’s overall progress in any area of school life, the classroom, dormitory or activities
  • Background information that the advisor and school would benefit from knowing
  • Questions about your child’s course of study, grade report or academic progress

Contact Dean of Students Willie Waters (978-725-6293) if you have:
• Questions about student life, residential life issues, and student leadership
• Questions about the discipline system in general or as it pertains to your child
• Questions about the permission system, weekends, and general attendance
• Questions about the permission system, weekends, and general attendance

Contact Head of School John Packard (978-725-6200) if you have:
• Questions concerning the overall philosophy and direction of the school
• Suggestions on how the school could improve its service to its students and families
• A need to take a specific issue or concern beyond the communications procedures listed below

Contact Associate Head for Student Affairs Andrea Heinze (978-725-6264) if you have:
• Taken all the appropriate steps listed (under advisor, deans, coach, etc.) and still desire to speak with someone else, especially about a student life issue
• General questions about the advisor system and residential life
• Questions, concerns or suggestions regarding student programming

Contact Associate Head for Academic Affairs Lance Latham (978-725-6252) if you have:
• Taken all the appropriate steps listed (under advisor, deans, coach, etc.) and still desire to speak with someone else, especially about an academic issue
• Questions or concerns about the school calendar
• Questions, concerns or suggestions regarding Winter Term

Contact Dean of Faculty John McVeigh (978-725-6279) if you have:
• Taken all the appropriate steps listed (under advisor, deans, coach, etc.) and still desire to speak with someone else
• Have concerns, observations or suggestions about the faculty in general, or specific questions about faculty responsibilities, duties or expectations

Contact Academic Dean Susanna Waters (978-725-6355) if you have:
• Taken all the appropriate steps listed (under advisor, deans, coach, etc.) and still desire to speak with someone else
• Broad questions about the academic philosophy and curriculum of the School or an academic department
• Specific questions about academic placement, scheduling, or textbooks
• Background information (related to academic issues) that the school or a teacher might benefit from knowing

Contact Registrar and Director of Administrative Computing Lisa Saunders (978-725-6255) if you have:
• Need for an official Brooks transcript
• Questions about the onBrooks learning management system

Contact Director of Communications Dan Callahan (978-725-6244) if you have:
• Questions concerning the school’s website, press releases or publications

Contact Director of Technology Ryan Dobbins (978-725-6256) if you have:
• Questions about technology procedures and policies

Contact Director of College Counseling Andy Campbell (978-725-6246) if you have:
Questions regarding the college admission process
• The need to discuss your child’s college admission (most of this contact will occur in the fifth- and sixth-form years)
• Questions regarding standardized testing

Contact Director of Psychological Counseling Judith Landowne Werner (978-725-6228) if you have:
• Information that the school needs to know regarding your child’s emotional health
• Concerns about the emotional well-being of your child beyond those you would ordinarily discuss with your child’s advisor

Contact Director of Athletics Roberta Crump-Burbank (978-725-6210) if you have:
Broad questions about the overall athletic philosophy or afternoon program, or general questions about physical education or athletic issues
• Already spoken to your child’s coach and would like to continue the discussion

Contact School Minister Julie Mavity Maddalena (978-725-6257) if you have:
• Questions or concerns about the spiritual atmosphere of the school
• Concerns about the emotional or spiritual well-being of your child beyond those or in addition to those you would ordinarily discuss with an advisor

Contact Health Center Director Tracey Costantino (978-725-6206) if you have:
• Questions about health forms or school policies related to medical issues
• Information or medical forms the school needs to provide health services for your child
• Specific questions if your child is ill or needs medical attention

Contact Athletic Trainer John King (978-725-6209) if you have:
• Questions about an athletic injury, treatment or follow-up

Contact Director of Parent Programs Erica Callahan (978-725-6258) if you have:
• Questions concerning volunteer opportunities, or an interest in parent fundraising
• Questions about parent or alumni events at Brooks, or about the Parents Association
• Comments regarding school communication with parents