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Special Education

Welcome to Pupil Personnel Services

Home to Special Education, Guidance, and Nursing services for our Waltham Public Schools students, dedicated to educating and supporting the whole child.

The Waltham Public Schools Special Education Department is responsible for making sure that our 1250 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.

Special Education Leadership Team

Dr. Nadene Stein
Administrator of Pupil Personnel Services
(781) 314-5428
(781) 314-5550
Jannell Pearson Campbell
Assistant Director of Special Education, Elementary
(781) 314-5587
(781) 314-5550
Lynn Summerill
Assistant Director of Special Education, Secondary
(781) 314-5429
(781) 314-5550
Meet the Special Education Evaluation Team Leaders (ETLs) 

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.

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Calendar of Events

Basic Rights in Special Education

This workshop is designed to help parents learn to be effective partners with their child’s school to decide their child’s eligibility for special education and to plan, make decisions and monitor their child’s progress in school. 

When:   Monday, April 24, 2017
Where:  Whittemore School, 30 Parmenter Road Waltham
Time:    6:00pm-8:30pm


For more information in English and in Español HERE.


Parent Network Support Group

An opportunity for connecting! This meeting will reach parents and caregivers of children with developmental and learning disabilities. Join us for this informal event where you can network and socialize and share resources and stories! Childcare provided!

When:   Friday, April 7, 2017
Where:  WATCH CDC Office
Time:     6:00pm-8:00pm

For more information read HERE.



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