Contact Us

The Director of Transportation is responsible for overseeing all school transportation programs in Needham, in partnership with the Departments of Special Education and METCO.  Contact information is provided below: 


Transportation Office:

Emery Grover School Administration Building
1330 Highland Avenue
Needham, MA 02492
Hours of Operation:  8 am - 4pm, M-F
[email protected]

Shane Marchand
Director of Transportation
[email protected]m.k12.ma.us
781-455-0400 x 11234

Diana Baccari
Transportation Secretary
[email protected]
781-455-0400 x 11242


METCO Transportation:

Leslie Smart
Assistant METCO Director & METCO Transportation Coordinator
[email protected]
781-455-0480 x 33318


Special Education:

To report a student’s absence:  [email protected] 

For questions about your child’s transportation
Preschool:  781-455-0416 x 55140
Grade K-8:  781-455-0400 x 11233
High School:  781-455-0800 x 22770


Concerns, Complaints & Appeals

Report a Concern: https://forms.gle/1dwinb1eXcoGN7ZY6

Anne Gulati
Assistant Superintendent for Finance & Operations (Complaints & Appeals)
1330 Highland Avenue
Needham, MA 02492
[email protected]
781-455-0400 x 11206 


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