Specialized Student Support Leads

The Specialized Student Support Lead (SSSL) works collaboratively with district, borough, and school stakeholders in the design and implementation of special education protocols and procedures along with instructional supports that ensure appropriate and effective programs and services for students with disabilities.

 Areas of Support: SESIS, Quality IEP and Instructional Support for Special Education Teachers 

Asher Samuel


Specialized Student Support Lead
Districts 16, Tranfer & Renewal Schools
Telephone: (718) 935-3951
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Margaret Moowad


Specialized Student Support Lead
Districts 13 & 23
Telephone: (718) 935-4112
Email: mmoowad@schools.nyc.gov
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Jeffrey Galaise

Specialized Student Support Lead
Districts 14 and High Schools
Telephone: 718-935-4919
Email: jgalaise@schools.nyc.gov

Patrice McGowan

Specialized Student Support Lead
Districts 15, 19 & 32
Telephone: (718) 935-4920
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