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Pupil Personnel Services

Pupil Personnel Services
 60 Payson Street
Winthrop, Ma 02152 #617-329-3609


The Special Education Department for the Winthrop Public Schools serves students from age three through age 22.

We provide a wide spectrum of services for students' with disabilities across the district. These are students who have been identified with a disability and require specially designed instruction/intervention or related service in order to access the general curriculum.

The Winthrop Public Schools are committed to providing students with disabilities access to the curriculum and general education programs.
 
"The Winthrop Public School System does not discriminate on the basis of race, color. religiona, sex, sexual orientation,national origin, age, gender identity, disability or homelessness for employment, participation in, admission/access to, or operation and administration of any educational program or activity in the School District"
As a PreK-12+ department, we have made a commitment to:
  • Provide exceptional services to students with disabilities
  • Provide services in the least restrictive environment
  • Support families of students with disabilities through the process
  • Work with the parent community to maintain a collaborative relationship in order to meet the needs of students' with disabilities from Winthrop
 
We are dedicated to:
  • Using research-based instructional techniques
  • Monitoring individual student progress
  • Completing diagnostic and educationally relevant evaluations
  • Helping students achieve their post-secondary goals
  • Following the Massachusetts Special Education Regulations developed by the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE)
  • For students in out of district programs, maintaining a connection their home district
Announcements
Workshop: Anxiety and Homework Going from Undone to Done
Workshop: Anxiety and Homework
Going from Undone to Done

Location: 55 Chapel Street, Newton, MA


Thursday, October 13th, 2016 - 7-8:30pm
Cost: $15 per person

Presentation Will Cover:

  • How is anxiety useful, and how to tell when it becomes a disorder
  • The physiological processes that underlie anxiety and how they interfere with a child’s functioning
  • The different ways anxiety disorders typically present themselves in children
  • Why tension is a natural part of the parent-child partnership beginning in middle school
  • The stages of behavior change and why they matter
  • Strategies for helping anxious children
  • Tools to manage specific anxiety-provoking tasks
Contacts
+ 1. O’Connell, Jennifer
+ Bona, Mary
+ Kelly, Pat
Click on name to see details.

Winthrop Public School District does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, disability, or homelessness.

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