Announcements

December 2022

Notice of Destruction of Special Education Records 
603 CMR 23.06

Attention Former Students and Parents/Guardians:

Individual Special Education student records which have been collected by the Wayland Public Schools related to the identification, evaluation, educational placement, or the provision of Special Education in the district, must be maintained under state and federal laws for a period of seven years after Special Education services have ended for the student.  Special Education services end when the student no longer is eligible for services, graduates, completes their educational program at age 22, or moves from the district.

This notification is to inform former students and parents/guardians of Wayland Public Schools' intent to destroy the Special Education records effective March 1, 2023 of students who are no longer receiving Special Education services and whose birth year is 1997 or 1998 or graduated/turned 22 during the 2015-2016 school year.  These records will be destroyed in accordance with state law unless the eligible (adult) student or parent/guardian notifies the school district otherwise.  If you are interested in receiving your special education records, please contact the Department of Special Education to make an appointment to pick up their records at Central Office by providing the student's name, date of birth, year of graduation, and current phone number.
                                                                                               Call 508-358-3757 or Email [email protected]

                                                             Your request for the original file must be received by February 28, 2023





Special Education Outreach 2020-2021

Recognizing and respecting the various individual styles and rates of development of children, the Wayland Public Schools and its student support teams assist parents in understanding their student’s development and in identifying and special education needs that he/she might be experiencing.

If you are a Wayland resident and have concerns about your child’s cognitive and academic development or speech and language, fine and gross motor skills, and social and emotional development, please contact the special education department at your child’s school.  The Wayland Public Schools is available to meet and consult with parents regarding their child’s development and work with you to determine next steps.

The School district welcomes any questions and discussions with parents at any time during the school year. 

Claypit Hill School:  508-358-3851
Happy Hollow School:  508-358-8641
Loker School:  508-358-8613
Wayland Middle School:  508-358-3805
Wayland High School:  508-358-3722

Early Childhood Outreach Program  2020-2021

The Wayland Public Schools, through its Early Childhood Outreach Program, serves children ages 3 to 5, and their families, throughout the school year. The early childhood coordinator is available to meet and consult with parents regarding their children’s development.

Recognizing and respecting the various individual styles and rates of development of young children, the early childhood coordinator assists parents in understanding their children’s development and in identifying any special educational needs that children might be experiencing.

If you are a Wayland resident and have concerns about your child’s speech and language, fine and gross motor skills, cognition, and social and emotional development, call Pamela Sanderson, early childhood coordinator, at508-358-6875 to arrange a special education preschool screening.

Ms. Sanderson welcomes any questions and discussions with parents at any time during the school year, and assists in the transition of young children into kindergarten as well.

Review of Special Education Programming 2015

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