Welcome to Special Education

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The Waltham Public Schools Special Education Department is responsible for making sure that our 1000 students with special education needs successfully access the general education curriculum with the support of specialized instruction and support services. Our students, who range in age from 3 to 22 years old and are in grades Pre-K through post grade 12, have learning needs that are met in the least restrictive educational environment as possible. Specialized programs are found in each building.

Waltham Support Services
Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, School Adjustment Counseling, and Speech and Language Therapy

Parents' Notice of Procedural Safeguards
DESE's notice to parents about procedural safeguards for all students receiving services in MA public schools.

Waltham Special Education Parent Advisory Council

The WSEPAC is a state mandated and supported advisory group comprised of parents, guardians, teachers and administrators working in partnership to promote an innovative environment where children with learning challenges have equal access to educational opportunities, while ensuring that our schools strive to improve educational outcomes for all children. Contact us at walthampac@gmail.com 

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WSEPAC Announcements 

Next Waltham SEPAC Meeting is December 14, 2022 at 6:00 p.m.

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Meetings will be on the 2nd Wednesday of the month for the 22-23 school year.

December 14, 2022 - Agenda includes a presentation by the architect on the New High School!
January 11, 2023
February 8, 2023
March 8, 2023
April 12, 2023
May 10, 2023
June 14, 2023

Become a member of the WalthamSEPAC

Membership is open to all interested parties; voting membership is limited to parents or guardians of special needs students residing in Waltham with or without an IEP or 504 Plan, as well as students over the age of 14.