The Westwood Public Schools is committed to the provision of quality education for all students and offers an array of support services and programs in all of our schools. The Department of Student Services offers broad range of general education support services with access to Guidance Counselors, Psychologists, Nurses and English-As-A-Second Language (ELL) Staff. In addition, special education and related services are available to students who meet mandated eligibility criteria, including but not limited to, speech pathology services, occupational therapy services, and physical therapy services for eligible students. Special Educators and general educators work closely to facilitate positive, inclusive educational experiences.
Student Services Include:
·      Community Partnerships
·      Preschool Programs
·      Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act
·      Special Education
·      Health Services
·      Guidance
·      ELL
·      Home/Hospital Tutoring
·      Homeless Liaison Services
If you need assistance from the Westwood Public Schools Student Services Department, you are welcome to contact one of the following people:


Director of Student Services

Abigail C. Hanscom

p: 781-326-7500 x1345


Administrative Assistant

Leeann Plouffe

p: 781-326-7500 x1345


Out of District Coordinator

Cynthia Brunelli

p: 781-326-7500 x1389


Administrative Assistant

Karen Dullea

p: 781-326-7500 x1502


K-5 Department Head - Deerfield, Hanlon & Martha Jones Schools

Glen Atkinson

p: 781-326-7500 x5106


K-5 Department Head - Downey & Sheehan Schools

Lisa Freedman

p: 781-326-7500 x5110


Administrative Assistant

Karen Cafarella

p: 781-326-7500 x5108

MA DESE Family Engagement Survey

Each year, the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (ESE) surveys families of students with an IEP in selected school districts to determine how well your child’s school is communicating with you and promoting your engagement in your child’s education. The web-based survey will be open until
June 30, 2018.  You can complete the survey online or using a mobile device,
You can also complete a paper survey and mail it in.  Ask your child’s teacher if you need help accessing and completing the survey.  Your participation in this survey will help your school district to improve family engagement for all students.


Notice of Mid-Cycle Review (MCR)

Above is the findings report from the MA Dept. of Elementary and Secondary Education regarding Westwood Public School's recent Mid-Cycle Review from November 2016.

Parent's Notice of Procedural Safeguards


This Notice provides you with important information about your right to be involved in planning your
student’s special education.






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Translation Glossaries

Each translation glossary lists seventy-nine (79) English terms and their foreign language equivalents as used throughout the translated documents.





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