Department of Pupil Services
& Special Education
Middletown Public School's Special Education Vision Statement
Special Education-maximizing the unlimited potential of every child.
And Mission Statement
- dynamic teaching,
- specialized learning opportunities,
- professional development for staff and families,
- and evidence-based practices.
|And build a passionate community that
- engages all members in continuous learning,
- incorporates relationship-based collaboration that focuses on strengths,
- listens to every voice, and
- encourages self-advocacy
- as a confident, contributing, self-aware student.
Our primary goal is to close the achievement gap.
Ann Perzan, Director of Pupil Services, receiving her certificate as a UCONN Pre-K – 3 Leadership Fellow. Ann was a member of the first cohort of leaders to complete the program developed in cooperation with NEAG and Connecticut’s Office of Early Childhood. This year long program entailed a rigorous entrance process and curriculum.
Participants were awarded Early Childhood Fellow status.
Dear Friends and Families,
We are very excited about the upcoming school year and want to be sure that you have all of the information that you need as our partner in your child's education.
There are always changes occurring so I encourage you to become familiar with the information that is available on the Bureau of Special Education website . It contains a wealth of information as well as forms such as the Referral to Special Education.
This site will help you to access the following:
The State Education Resource Center SERC offers a wealth of resources in their library and with a wide variety of professional development opportunities that are often free for families. You may access their website at www.ctserc.org .
Feel free to contact me as I welcome the opportunity to hear your ideas, answer your questions, or hear your concerns.
SCHOOL RECORD DESTRUCTION
As permitted by law, the Middletown Board of Education will be destroying confidential special education records of students who have exited the district in the 2008-2009 school year and prior.
Confidential records include referrals to special services, PPT records, testing and evaluation documentation, correspondence with other agencies, and all other records related to special education or special services.
A parent/guardian or eligible (adult) student wanting to obtain their confidential records must contact the office of the Director of Special Education and Pupil Services at 860-638-1428 by July 31, 2015. Records will be destroyed August 2015.