Central Office Staff

Bill Anton - Superintendent, Windham Central Supervisory Union

Laurie Garland - Business Manager, Windham Central Supervisory Union

Stephanie Betit-Hancock - Director of Special Education, Windham Central Supervisory Union

Jen McKusick - Director of Curriculum, Windham Central Supervisory Union 

Meg Wright

Administrative Assistant to the Superintendent

Meg keeps Bill, the Superintendent, on track and  greets us with a smile on a daily basis!  Feel free to call or email her and she will make sure that your question or concern is passed on to the right person!

To contact the central office: 802-365-9510 or mwright@windhamcentral.org

Fun Fact: Meg has lived in 5 different states!

Deb Mears

Medicaid Clerk and Office Support

Have trouble logging into eFinance or the Employee Access Center? Deb is the one to call!  She also manages the user views for all employees to work in the eFP system.  Deb also bills medicaid which is a revenue for all the districts.  In a typical year Deb is responsible for billing and collecting 180-200k of revenue.

Deb’s email is the best way to contact her: dmears@windhamcentral.org

Fun Fact: Deb loves spending time with her 2 year old granddaughter best!

Teri Fletcher

Accounts Payable Specialist

Teri serves the following districts: West River, Windham and Windham Central. If you are seeking reimbursement in one of these districts, Teri is your go to!  Also you might hear from her if you placed an order and she needs additional documentation.  

To contact Teri: 802-365-9510 x 111 or ap@windhamcentral.org

Fun Fact: She loves to travel and from our perspective is a wonderful baker!

Michelle Brown

Human Resource and Payroll/Benefits Coordinator - Frontline Contact

Michelle is your one stop shop for all questions concerning human resource, payroll or benefits.  Michelle is responsible for HR and payroll in all districts within WCSU,  these include;  WRED, RVSD, Marlboro, Windham and Windham Central payrolls.

She can also help you with our Absence Management Software- Frontline

The best way to contact Michelle is through email:  HR@windhamcentral.org , mbrown@windhamcentral.org

Fun Fact: Michelle has achieved the Appalachian Mountain Club NH48 patch - 4K footers are no match for Michelle, she climbed 48 of them  in 365 days!

Donna Albin

Accounting Assistant, Accounts Payable Specialist, National School Lunch Coordinator

Donna has the longest title of anyone in the office.  Wearing many hats is her specialty!  If you work in RVSD (Dover/Wardsboro) or Marlboro she is your go to for reimbursements and accounts payable.  Donna also keeps all the districts on track with the NSLP program.

To contact Donna: 802-365-9510 x 104 or dalbin@windhamcentral.org

Fun Fact: Donna grew up near a zoo and occasionally would have to take care of an abandoned lion, tiger or monkey.  Ask her about Joe the monkey!

Joni Bertram

Administrative Assistant to the Director of Special Education and WCSU Homeless Liaison

When Joni isn’t working alongside Stephanie Betit-Hancock she is tracking our most vulnerable students.  Contact Joni for more information on homeless students and what we can do to help families in need.   If you have a question about  special education, she is your first point of contact.

To contact Joni you can call 802-365-9515 or specialed@windhamcentral.org

Fun Fact: Joni loves to travel and her husband has the t-shirt collection to prove it!

Liz Francese

Administrative Assistant to the Director of Curriculum and Grant Coordinator

As WCSU’s Grant Coordinator Liz handles all things grants!  Currently, with federal ESSER funds,  Liz is managing several new grants in addition to our normal 1.5m in grant funding SU wide. 

Thinking about writing a grant or spending money in a grant that is underway?  Please contact Liz!  

802-365-9510 x 117 or efrancese@windhamcentral.org

Fun Fact: Liz considers herself a “flatlander” from Rhode Island and has a 17 lb cat named “Mr Marge”

Laura Davis 

Payroll Specialist 

Laura Davis comes to us with years of experience in payroll from a local business.

This vital position manages our five district payrolls as well as the absence management system, Frontline.  

Laura has become the go to person for all payroll questions and chocolate that she keeps on hand!  pr@windhamcentral.org or ldavis@windhamcentral.org

Laura’s fun fact: she lived in Philadelphia for 6 years and gained an undying love for the Philadelphia Phillies.

Heidi Russ

Purchasing Agent and Business Office Assistant

Heidi is the newest addition to the business office.  She comes to us from Townshend Elementary with a wide range of knowledge.

Heidi is the go to purchasing agent for WRED and Windham elementary schools  as well as working with vendors for ‘best price’ items throughout the districts.  Heidi is also learning the ropes in the business office and continuing her role in the SU’s PreK Coordination 

hruss@windhamcentral.org is where you can reach her!

Fun Fact:  Heidi has visited 14 National Parks in the United States, the most recent being Death Valley!

Grace Powers

Office Support

Grace keeps us all moving smoothly through the year!  She has been invaluable in keeping us organized.  Grace is working part time while attending college. 

Grace is working towards a dual major in Equine studies and business. She hopes to run her own equine business in the future! 

Fun Fact: Grace is a graduate of The Dover School!

Michele Hartje

Special Education Coach

In addition to supporting Stephanie and the special education team with compliance and procedural related tasks, Michele will be  currently scheduled for a 1/2 day at TES and 1/2 day at L&G each week for building based support. I will be directly supporting all of our elementary schools with 504 plans so that will take me to other school buildings periodically. 

Reach out to Michele anytime you have a question about special education or how to support students in your classrooms having IEP or 504 plans. mhartje@windhamcentral.org

Fun Fact: Michele is one of 9 children from a big Italian family!