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Health Services & Nursing

Welcome to Pupil Personnel Services

Home to Special Education, Guidance, and Nursing services for our Waltham Public Schools students, dedicated to educating and supporting the whole child.

Our Mission

WPS Health Services Department provides nursing services that promote optimal wellness for students and staff in order to foster educational success.  We strive to empower students and staff with an understanding of health and healthy choices that will positively affect their lives.

Contact Us

Patricia McCaffrey, MSN, BSN, RN, Director of Nurses

patriciamccaffrey@k12.waltham.ma.us / 781-314-5462 (p) / 781-314-5582 (f)

High School Nurses

Mary Petry
MS, BSN, RN, Waltham High School, Grade 9 and Seniors G-O
Phone
(781) 314-5463
Fax
(781) 314-5582
Cindi Detzer
BSN, RN, Waltham High School, Grade 10 and Seniors P-Z
Phone
(781) 314-5579
Fax
(781) 314-5582
Katherine Dittami
MEd, BSN, RN, Waltham High School, Grade 11 and Seniors A-F
Phone
(781) 314-5464
Fax
(781) 314-5582

Middle School Nurses

Cheryl Bryant
MSN, BSN, RN, Kennedy Middle School
Phone
(781) 314-5564
Fax
(781) 314-5697
Maureen Tiberio
BSN, RN, NCSN, McDevitt Middle School
Phone
(781) 314-5593
Fax
(781) 314-5749

Elementary School Nurses

Cathy Vieira
MEd, RN, Fitzgerald Elementary School
Phone
(781) 314-5684
Fax
(781) 314-5752
Rosella Saia
RN, MacArthur Elementary School
Phone
(781) 314-5723
Fax
(781) 314-5729
Sharon Duquette
BSN, RN, NCSN, Plympton Elementary School
Phone
(781) 314-5763
Fax
(781) 314-5759
Marisa Riep
M.Ed, BSN, RN, Stanley Elementary School
Phone
(781) 314-5624
Fax
(781) 314-5734
Izabel Keremian
MSN, BSN, RN, Whittemore Elementary School
Phone
(781) 314-5783
Fax
(781) 314-5779
Michelle Fitzgerald
BSN, RN, CPN, Northeast Elementary School
Phone
(781) 314-5737
Fax
(781) 314-5746
Courtney Powers
BSN, RN, Northeast Elementary School
Phone
(781) 314-5743
Fax
(781) 314-5746

Dual Language School

Joan Kelly
BSN, RN, Dual Language School, Waltham Public Schools
Phone
(781) 314-5703
Fax
(781) 314-5704

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