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Special Education

Welcome Back!

NUSD Special Education Staff,

Welcome back for the beginning of the 2014-2015 school year. The district office special education staff is excited and energized for the start of the school year. We ...more

Department Directory

Nanette Gray



Jan Moura

Administrative Assistant


Paula Cassano 

Program Specialist


Kadie Gilroy

Administrative Secretary


Agnes Lopez

District Nurse


Denise Blackman



Brehan Holoka

Marissa Lima





Whiteford Preschool  


about our staff


Nanette Gray, Director

(510) 818-4209

Responsible for oversight of all district Special Education programming and services, pre-school through high school; coordination of Section 504; ensure due process for Special Education and Section 504 Programs, Principal, Whiteford School, GATE Coordinator.


Jan Moura, Administrative Assistant

(510) 818-4209

Secretary to the Director; budgets; non-public school contracts; administrative support.


Paula Cassano, Program Specialist

(510) 818-4205

Responsible for student program placement, procedures/questions for IEP’s, and home instruction students.


Kadie Gilroy, Administrative Secretary

(510) 818-4208

Special Education transportation, record requests, SEIS System, information, and administrative support.


Agnes Lopez, District Nurse

(510) 818-4146

District Nurse