Student Services

Richard Whitehead, Director of Student Services
Richard Whitehead M.Ed, Director of Student Services


The Dracut Public Schools operates a program for pre-school aged children who are residents of Dracut to act as 'peer-models' within the Integrated Pre-School program. Registration for this program will take place on Wednesday May 2nd & Thursday May 3rd3 2018 from 10:00am to 4:00pm at the Office of Student Services located on the 2nd floor at 2063 Lakeview Avenue, Dracut MA 01826.

Additional information is available by clicking the Pre-School Link on the left of this webpage. 

Please contact the Office of Student Services on 978-957-4633 for further information.

Are you interested in forming a new Special Education Parent Advisory Council (SEPAC)?

As of March 2018 the district does not have an active SEPAC. If you are interested in developing and running the SEPAC for the district please contact the Office of Student Services, on 978-957-4633, for further information. For further information on the role of and guidelines related to the SEPAC please follow the link below:

On behalf of my office I would like to extend a huge thank you to the four parents who ran the SEPAC from November 2015 to March 2018. We appreciate the time, effort and commitment you all gave to this endeavor. 

Welcome Parents and Guests to the Student Services Page of the Dracut Public Schools Website!

The Office of Student Services coordinates the services that the Dracut Public Schools provide to students who require specialized instruction and/or support. These services may include:

  • Specially Designed Instruction
  • Speech and Language Services
  • Guidance and Psychological Services
  • Nursing Services
  • Specialized Transportation

Additionally the Office serves as the Compliance Office for the Dracut Public Schools for many State and Federal Regulations including IDEA, Section 504 and Title IX.

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us at 978-957-4633, or by sending an email to Richard Whitehead, Director of Student Services at: Director of Student Services

We welcome your comments and suggestions as we work to keep the DPS Student Services Page fresh

For More Information Contact:

Dracut Public Schools
2063 Lakeview Avenue
Tel: 978-957-4633
FAX: 978-957-9706

Email: Richard Whitehead, Director of Student Services

Staff Contacts

Name Title Phone
Richard Whitehead Director of Student Services (978)-957-4633
Judith Greene Student Services Secretary (978) 957-4633
Shirley Ralls Student Services Office Secretary (978) 957-4633
Robert Fiore Physical Therapist (978)-957-4633
John Kevan Norris School Psychologist (978)-957-4633
Rebecca Snelgrove School Psychologist (978)-957-4633
Johanna Garneau Out-of-District Coordinator for Special Education (978)-957-4633