Department of Special Education

  • Framingham Public Schools provides a broad array of services for children and youth identified with disabilities from the ages of three through twenty-two.   State and federal special education laws and regulations, namely The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), govern the referral, evaluation, and placement procedures.  Framingham Public Schools is committed to the goal of providing an appropriate education for students with needs in the least restrictive environment. 

     

     

     

News & Events

District News

  • Centralized Bus Drop-off

    2/1/23: Starting February 6, 2023, we will be launching a second-year transportation pilot program that will bring students who are unable to be dropped off at their bus stop in the afternoon to Barbieri Elementary School

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  • Code of Character - Update

    2/1/23: This Smore provides an update on the Code - specifically around the 5 District Rules, as well as our Accountable and Restorative Approach

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  • MWRTA Information Session

    1/31/23: The hybrid information session takes place on Thursday, February 2nd, 2023 at 5:30pm.

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  • January DNA

    1/26/23: The January DNA highlights awards, accolades, and standout moments submitted by staff across the District.

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  • International Holocaust Remembrance Day

    1/25/23: January 27th is the anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau, the largest concentration camp and extermination center created by Nazi Germany. On this day, we remember the victims who perished due to the actions carried out by the Nazis and their collaborators.

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Contact Us

  • Department of Special Education

    Farley Building

    19 Flagg Drive

    Framingham, MA 01702

    Phone:  508-626-9123

    Fax: 508-877-3201

    Office Hours: 8:00am - 4:00pm

    Director 
    Laura Spear
    Assistant Director
    Ildefonso Arellano
    Executive Assistant
    Sandy Kivlehan

    Phone:
    508-424-3458
    Fax: 508-877-3201