Student & Family Support

Working together to build a stronger school community

Director of Student and Family Support:  Karen Baker O'Brien

Student & Family Support Specialist: Elise Edson 

All students registering for school must do the following: 

New Student Registration 

Tewksbury Public Schools is pleased to  offer ONLINE REGISTRATION  (for registration paperwork and supporting documents).   Please note, all families must   SCHEDULE an APPOINTMENT with the Office of Student and Family Support.  ~ We look forward to meeting with you soon!

Kindergarten Information & Registration 

AlphaBest  provides after school care.  Please visit their website for the application and associated cost. 

Parent Resources 

Please note that not all websites listed below are maintained by the Tewksbury Public Schools

Below you will find links to resources and support for you and your family 

Summer Programs

While these are not TPS-sponsored activities, we are posting these Booster activities as a convenience to our community 

Please click here to view the information on available programs 

Town of Tewksbury is pleased to share the 2024 Summer Recreation Resources.  Please click here for more detailed information.

YMCA Tewksbury Summer Programs at Tewksbury Recreation Center

Care Solace - Information Sheet for students & families.pdf

The Tewksbury Public Schools is pleased to partner with Care Solace, a referral service to assist students and families with access to mental health supports.  Care Solace will work with you and your insurance coverage to find your child / family the most appropriate provider that supports the current needs.  There is no cost for the referral service for our students and families.  

Click here for the Care Solace Link

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Helpful Information 

Age Requirements to attend school 

Alternative Educational  Programs

District Calendar

Federation for Children with Special Needs 

Food Services

Health Requirements

IT Help

MA Statewide Family Engagement Center 

Transportation / Busing 

Town of Tewksbury 

Parent Resources

Academic, SAT & PSAT Assistance 

Before & After School Care

Center on the Social Emotional Foundations on Early Learning

Family Webinar Series: College Admissions

CTI Lowell

Family Resource Centers


Financial Assistance

Food Assistance 

Health Benefits

MA-Need Help (state resources)

Need a Job

Unemployment Benefits

Crisis & Support Resources 

AA -Alcohol Anonymous 

Behavioral Health Help Line


Care Solace

Crisis Text Hotline 


Child at Risk Hotline

Domestic Violence  24/7 hotline 

Alternative House Lowell

LifeLinks Class 

Medical, Fire, Safety Emergency 

Poison Control

SAMHSA National Substance Abuse Hotline 1-800-662-4357 

Suicide Prevention 

Psychiatric Emergency

Tewksbury PD  Clinical  Service Team:                

Bus Route Information,   School Supply List,  and Application for Free and Reduced Lunch 

 Although school lunches are now free for all students, we encourage you to fill out an application if you feel you may qualify.  If approved for Free & Reduced  lunch then you will be eligible for other benefits. 

District Student Support Staff 

Karen Baker O’Brien, Director of Student and Family Support 

978-640-7800 x5004

Elise Edson, Student & Family Support Specialist

978-640-7800 x 5001

TMHS (Grades 9-12) 978-640-7825

Wynn Middle School (Grades 7-8) 


Ryan School (Grades 5-6) 978-640-7880

Center Elementary (Grades 3-4) 


Dewing School (Grades PK-2) 


Heath Brook School (Grades PK-2) 


English Language Education Department 

Tewksbury Public Schools EL Department Staff

                ELE Coordinator / Lead Teacher:  Karen Hodgsonn- TMHS

EL Teaching Staff: 

Ann Gerry - Wynn  Middle School

Kathy Henry -Ryan

Jessica Bridle -Center Elementary School

Jennifer Espaillat - Dewing 

Kaitlyn Murphy - Center Elementary School

Heidi Bisso- Heath Brook