Inclusion Specialists

 

 

 

Did you know MPS has two full time Inclusion Specialists? K-5: Maureen Butler, mbutler@miltonps.org and 6-12+Caroline Mannion, cmannion@miltonps.org!

These staff play a valuable role in our community: It’s a good time of year to reintroduce them to you all as you may find their support helpful for your student as we move into this next schedule!

 

Maureen shares a description of her role:

  • Serve as the chair for Student Support Team (SST) at each of the four elementary schools. 

  • Conduct student observations to identify strategies or environmental modifications necessary to help increase the student’s successful participation.

  • Support teachers in implementing strategies suggested at SST or following observations (i.e. making materials, behavior charts etc.)

  • Help identify barriers to student’s successful participation in school and problem-solve ways to address those barriers (i.e. strategies to implement)

  • Communicate with principals/ team chairs to identify students or teachers who require support.

  • Assist with data collection (creating charts/ doing time samples)

  • Conduct assistive technology consultations 

  • Support students transitioning from one MPS program to another (i.e. Glover to Cunningham). Help teachers to adequately prepare for the transition.

  • Create social stories to help improve a student's ability to access their educational environment. 

  • Lead the inclusion task force to bring teachers, administrators, community members and parents together to increase inclusion opportunities in the school and larger community

  • Participate in and lead the Assistive Technology committee 

  • Organize celebration days (inclusion week etc)

  • Oversee the Celebrating Our Differences Program expansion into the four elementary schools.

  • Collaborate with PTO to ensure that parent run activities are accessible for all students

  • Organize the FM Systems for students in the district

 

Contact information: 

Maureen Butler

mbutler@miltonps.org (preferred)

(617) 696-4288 x4115

 

Caroline Shares a description of her role:

  • Serve as the chair for Student Support Team (SST) for the Middle and High School

  • Conduct student observations to identify strategies or environmental modifications necessary to help increase the student’s successful participation.

  • Support teachers in implementing strategies suggested at SST or following observations (i.e. making materials, behavior charts etc.)

  • Help identify barriers to student’s successful participation in school and problem-solve ways to address those barriers (i.e. strategies to implement)

  • Communicate with principals/ team chairs to identify students or teachers who require support.

  • Assist with data collection (creating charts/ doing time samples)

  • Coordinate assistive technology consultations 

  • Provide on-going training to staff on inclusive practices. 

  • Provide parent training on how to support their child’s learning and wellbeing. 

  • Consult on programming and inclusion opportunities with sub separate programs.  

  • Support students transitioning from one MPS program to another (i.e. Middle School to High School). Help teachers to adequately prepare for the transition.

  • Participate in the inclusion task force to bring teachers, administrators, community members and parents together to increase inclusion opportunities in the school and larger community

  • Participate in the Assistive Technology committee 

  • Assist in the organization of celebration days (inclusion week etc)

  • Collaborate with PTO to ensure that parent run activities are accessible for all students


 

Contact information: 

Caroline Mannion

cmannion@miltonps.org

Did you know MPS has two full time Inclusion Specialists? K-5: Maureen Butler, mbutler@miltonps.org and 6-12+Caroline Mannion, cmannion@miltonps.org!

These staff play a valuable role in our community: It’s a good time of year to reintroduce them to you all as you may find their support helpful for your student as we move into this next schedule!

 

 

 

 


 

Milton SEPAC The Milton Special Education Parent Advisory Council (Milton SEPAC) is a parent run, nonprofit organization in Milton, Massachusetts dedicated to providing information, support and advocacy to families with children with special needs and/or learning disabilities in the Milton Public Schools. 

 All are welcome at the SEPAC Monthly Meetings!

 

 

Check out this link to find out about meeting dates and times and get the link to join in!

http://www.miltonsepac.org/new-events

 

Email: miltonsepac@gmail.com           Website: miltonsepac.org


 

Office of Pupil Personnel Services

 

Susan M Maselli, Administrator for Pupil Personnel Services

617.696.4470 x 5572

Mark Harrison, Assistant Director for Pupil Personnel Services

617.696-4470 x 5521

Patty Lesenechal, Administrative Assistant

617.696.4470 x 5572

To receive information from the Office of Pupil Personnel Services, sign up for our List Serve. Email smaselli@miltonps.org

 

Please see the links below to learn about:

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Home-Hospital Tutoring

Educational Stability

(Foster Care Education, Military Education, McKinney-Vento Homeless Education) 

Post-Secondary Planning and  Supports

 

Milton Substance Abuse Prevention Coalition