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As a district, Hudson Public Schools strives to fully educate children who are diagnosed with a disability which impacts their ability to access the general curriculum. In accordance with both state and federal regulations, we provide a variety of services. Our focus and goal is to include students in the Least Restrictive Environment (LRE). Our special education faculty members, including support staff, are comprised of highly qualified and/or certified professionals.

The special education staff at each school strives to provide an educational environment where our students are supported and challenged to make progress. We believe that a strong partnership with parents/guardians is key to student success. To that end, we view our parents as partners in the educational process, sharing in both advocacy and responsibility. This partnership is necessary to help students achieve their highest potential.

Department Personnel

 Name    Position Email Phone
Catherine KilcoyneDirector of Student 567-6111           
Tanya O'Connell    Assistant Director of Student    (978) 567-6111
Alise WellsElementary Coordinator of Special Education Evaluation and Services 567-6111
Denise Hayes    Secondary Coordinator of Special Education Evaluation and Services    (978) 567-6111
Maureen ParkerDepartment 567-6111
Michelle 567-6111
Renee GracaFinancial Administrative 567-6111                                          

2018-2019 Preschool Lottery Information

Dear Parents and Guardians,

Please see the Department of Secondary and Elementary Education’s announcement about the Family Engagement survey.  DESE is collecting information about the District works with families of students with IEPs in grades PK to 12+ (age 22).  You can access the 7 question the online survey is web-based and be accessed through your mobile device.  The information about the survey and copy of survey on the website.  This is the link for survey.

If you cannot access the online version, you may use the paper format.  Return the paper format to the district and the district will send to:

Martha Daigle
Department of Elementary and Secondary Education
Special Education Planning and Planning
75 Pleasant Street
Malden, MA 02148

If you need any assistance, please contact Cathy Kilcoyne, Director of Student Services, at 978-567-6111.


Cathy Kilcoyne
Director of Student Services

2017-2018 Family Engagement Survey Outreach (English)
2017-2018 Family Engagement Survey Outreach (Portuguese)
2017-2018 Family Engagement Survey (Portuguese)
2017-2018 Family Engagement Survey Outreach (Spanish)
2017-2018 Family Engagement Survey (Spanish)

2017-2018 SEPAC Meeting Schedule

Hold the date:  SEPAC Hudson will host the Basic Rights presentation on February 13, 2018.   More information will follow as the event gets closer. 

Hudson Unified Sports is pleased to offer a new fall activity for students in grades K-12, to be held every Tuesday and Thursday in October from 5:45-7:15 at the Quinn Middle School Gymnasium. The Unified Sports program aims to provide an opportunity for students with either a learning or physical developmental delay ("athletes") to participate with typical students ("partners) in team-oriented sports. Hopefully, the end result is maximum success for everyone and we have FUN!


Register online with or call 978-562-6115 with your child's name(s), age, school, and indicate "athlete" or "partner", plus your email or phone contact. This fall's activity--noodleball--is free of charge and all equipment is provided. Please wear sneakers and comfortable play clothes.


Any questions, contact Nancy Hudson at the above email/phone. Looking forward to seeing you on October 3rd!

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