Student Services


                           Oxford Public Schools

Special Education Parent Advisory Council

SEPAC

Promoting and helping to facilitate a network for parents of children with special needs and disabilities, and providing a forum to share information and discuss matters of relative interest and concern.

 

PLEASE JOIN US

WHEN:  Monday, October 7, 2019

10:00am at Central Office Conference Room

OR

6:00pm at Oxford High School Community Room

 

Annual Parent’s Rights Workshop

Presented by: Dr. Susan Henrichon

Assistant Superintendent of Student Services & Special Education




ANNUAL STUDENT/PARENT SURVEY
Oxford Public Schools
May 2, 2019

The Oxford Public School district evaluates all aspects of its K-12 program annually to ensure that all students, regardless of race, color, sex, gender identity, religion, national origin, limited English proficiency, sexual orientation, disability or housing status, have equal access to all programs, including athletics and other extracurricular activities and to implement the changes that are indicated by the evaluation.  If you feel that you/your son/daughter have been denied access to any educational or extracurricular activities due to race color, sex, gender identity, religion, national origin, limited English proficiency, sexual orientation, disability or housing status, PLEASE complete the Annual Student/Parent Survey form (available below) and return it to the Assistant Superintendent's Office.  If you would like to discuss your concerns further, feel free to contact the Student Services Office and request a meeting with Dr. Susan J Henrichon, Assistant Superintendent at (508)987-6050 x 3.  Your feedback is greatly appreciated.


Destruction of Special Education Student Records

NOTICE OF DESTRUCTION OF SPECIAL EDUCATION RECORDS
Oxford Public Schools
January 8, 2019
  
In compliance with Massachusetts Student Records Regulation, the Oxford Public School District will destroy the Special Education records of any Oxford student who transferred, graduated, withdrew or terminated from Special Education programs or services prior to June 30, 2011. This is in accordance with the requirement to destroy such records after a period of seven years.
 
Any parent/guardian or student, ages 14 years or older, can obtain their original record within two weeks of this notice. They may do so by providing written notice via email or snail mail to the Student Services Office, at 508-987-6050 x 3 no later than by Monday, February 14, 2019.  
 
All unclaimed student records meeting the above criteria will be destroyed after the February 14, 2019 deadline.

Welcome to the Oxford Public School District's Student Services Web Page!

The Oxford Public Schools Student Services Department oversees the delivery of Special Education
services for students in grades Pre-K to 12+, as required by Massachusetts General Law c.71B,
Massachusetts State Regulation 603 C.M.R. 28.00, and Federal Regulation C.F.R. 300.  
Our office
also oversees Section 504, Title I, and English Language Learner services.  
If you should have any
questions or concerns pertaining to any of these services, please feel free to contact us. Thank you.
 

Office
Contacts:

Susan Henrichon, Ed.D.
Assistant Superintendent of Student Services & Special Education
shenrichon@oxps.org
508-987-6050 x1115
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Debra Tremblay
Executive Assistant to Assistant Superintendent of Student Services & Special Education
dtremblay@oxps.org
508-987-6050 x1116
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Michele Raymond
Administrative Assistant
mraymond@oxps.org
508-987-6050 x1117

Office
Address:
4 Maple Road
Oxford, MA  01540


Evaluation
Team Leaders:

Richard Maliff
(Barton Elementary/High School)
508-987-6050 x1127
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Kristin Miller
(Chaffee Elementary/Middle School)
kmiller@oxps.org
508-987-6050 x1121
 
Social
Worker:
Terry Gawronski
tgawronski@oxps.org
508-987-6050 x1122
Psychologist:
Michelle Cadavid
mcadavid@oxps.org
508-987-6050 x1120

PUBLIC NOTIFICATIONS




SEPAC - Special Education Parent Advisory Council 

Next Meeting:  Annual Parent's Rights Workshop
                     Presenter - Susan J. Henrichon, Ed.D., Assistant Superintendent
                        on October 7, 2019
                        Morning Session - 10am at Central Office Conference Room
                        Evening Session -  6pm at Community Room at OHS
                   



CHILD FIND:
In compliance with the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA 2004), the Oxford Public School District seeks to
identify and evaluate any child age 3 to 22 residing in the Town of Oxford who may have a disability and be in need of Special
Education or 504 services. These services are provided at no cost to the parent/guardian. 
If you know of a child who lives in the
Oxford Public School District who may need Special Education or 504 services, or if you have questions regarding the evaluation
process, please call the Student Services Department.

Preschool Screenings  (3 to 5 year old children) are available on the first Friday of each month. 

Please contact Kristin Miller for more information.


A Parent’s Guide to Special Education
Written by the Federation for Children with Special Needs in collaboration with the Massachusetts Department of Education
this Guide is meant to serve as a resource for parents, and the organizations that serve them. The Guide contains the most
current and accurate information available regarding the special education system in Massachusetts.  It is the hope of the
Federation that this publication will assist families in obtaining the supports and services that their children with disabilities need
to succeed in school.

A Parent’s Guide to Special Education is available in different formats and three languages: EnglishSpanish, Portuguese.
English PDF: Download the published version of the Guide in PDF file format.
(PDF files require Adobe Acrobat which can be downloaded at no cost by clicking here.)
Spanish PDF: Download the published version of the Guide in PDF file format.
(PDF files require Adobe Acrobat which can be downloaded at no cost by clicking here.)


PARENT RESOURCES IN MASSACHUSETTS

Federation for Children with Special Needs
95 Berkeley Street, Suite 104
Boston, MA 02116
(617) 482-2915 (Voice/TTY)
1-800-331-0688 (Massachusetts only)
Fax: (617) 695-2939

http://www.doe.mass.edu/sped/parents.html


TRANSLATION AVAILABLE

At the request of a parent/guardian or adult student whose primary language is not English, school generated documents like the student handbook, code of discipline, procedural notices, correspondence, and the like, will be translated into that primary language. Requests for translation should be made to the Assistant Superintendent of Student Services & Special Education.

A petición de la familia, cuyo primer idioma no es inglés, este documento se traducirá al español. Por favor llame al 508-987-6050 ext. 3.

Na prośbe
̨ rodziny, których pierwszym językiem nie jest angielski, ten dokument zostanie przetłumaczony na język polski. Proszę dzwonić  508-987-6050 ext. 3.

的要求,一个家庭的第一语言不是英语,这一文件将被翻译成中文。呼叫。508-987-6050 ext. 3.   

The Oxford Public Schools supports the vision of the Student Services Department, which is to 
minimize the impact of disability and maximize opportunities and achievement for all of our students.

 

PLEASE ACCESS THE DOCUMENTS BELOW FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
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Susan Henrichon,
Jun 20, 2019, 6:56 AM
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Susan Henrichon,
Aug 27, 2019, 10:46 AM
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Susan Henrichon,
Aug 22, 2019, 8:44 AM