• Welcome to the Office of Special Education and Disability Related Services

    The Grafton Public Schools Office of Special Education oversees the delivery of specially designed instruction and/or accommodations for students with disabilities. 

    The Grafton Public Schools Special Education and 504 Teams are committed to assisting students with suspected or identified disabilities and their families/guardians through the process of evaluation and eligibility determination for IEP or 504 development and identification of special education services and/or accommodations that may need to be implemented within the student's educational setting. 
     
    The Grafton Public Schools does not discriminate in its educational programs, services, activities, or employment practices on the basis of race, color, sex, gender identity, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, homelessness, age, disability, and any other class or characteristic protected by law. 
     

      

Central Office Department Contacts

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    Nicole MacDonald, MA, BCBA, LABA, LMHC
    Director of Special Education
    508.839.5421 x1033
    macdonaldn@grafton.k12.ma.us 
     
    Christopher Kitchell, MEd
    Assistant Director of Special Education
    508.839.5421  x1030
    kitchellc@grafton.k12.ma.us
     
    AnneMarie Balogh de Galantha
    Executive Assistant to the Director of Special Education
    508.839.5421  x1032
    baloghdegalanthaa@grafton.k12.ma.us  
     
    Candace A. Dunn
    Special Education Clerk
    508.839.5421 x1031
    dunnca@grafton.k12.ma.us
     

Announcements

  • The DESE Tiered Focused Monitoring Team will be out for their onsite visit on December 6, 2023. See the link below for more information on the Tiered Focused Monitoring process.

    https://www.doe.mass.edu/psm/parents/default.html

     

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  • Check out the SEPAC page to meet the new Special Education Parent Advisory Council (SEPAC) officers! 

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  • As of October 1, 2023 we will be moving forward with E-signature for all IEP and 504 documentation. If you have already opted out of receiving your documents electronically, you will continue to receive mailings. If you have not opted out and would like to please discuss with your building based Team Chairperson.

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