The Director of Pupil Services gives direction to all
special instruction and to all pupil services. The major
responsibilities of the director are to facilitate
improvement of instruction and service, to participate in
staffing the schools, to supervise and evaluate special
education and pupil services staff, to oversee the
identification, program development and program
placement services for students who are mandated as
special education, and to administer compliance with State
and Federal regulations.
To assist the Director in carrying out the responsibilities of IDEA,
there are 5 department
supervisors for Pupil Services.
Under the supervision of the Director and in concert with the school principals, they supervise and evaluate special education teachers, administer PPT's, promote student achievement, review and improve service delivery, and communicate and collaborate with all building teams, staff, parents and consultants.
Pupil Services is divided into Special Education and the following support services:
Social Work, School Counseling, Psychological, Speech and Language, Behavioral Therapy, Autism Consultation, ABA, Vocational and Transitional Services, Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, Services for the Hearing Impaired, Psychiatric Consultation and Health.
The Section 504 Coordinator for West Hartford Public Schools is:
Glenn McGrath, Director of Pupil Services
West Hartford Public Schools
50 South Main Street, Room 426
West Hartford, CT 06107