Our Special Education office is located at the Preston Veterans' Memorial School, 325 Shetucket Tpke, Preston, CT 06365.
Preston Public Schools provides a free and appropriate public education to students with disabilities in an environment that is deemed least restrictive for each student. Special education personnel are assigned to either Preston Veterans' Memorial School or Preston Plains Middle School and include special education teachers. Related services personnel (speech and language pathologists, occupational therapists, physical therapists, school psychologists and a social worker) provide services to students in district. All special education personnel collaborate with regular education staff to endure special needs students are able to successfully participate and access the Connecticut Core Standards.
SCHOOL RECORDS DESTRUCTION
As permitted by law, the Preston Board of Education will be destroying confidential special education/504 records of students that exited the district during the 2017-2018 school year and prior to the start of the 2015-2016 school year. Confidential records include referrals to special services, PPT records, testing and evaluation documentation, correspondence with other agencies, and all other records related to special education or special services. A parent/guardian or eligible (adult) student wanting to obtain their confidential records must contact the office of the Director of Special Education at 860-889-6098 by July 31, 2022. Records will be destroyed in August 2022.