The Parent Connection

Updates for Special Education and Student Services

March 2019

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Kindergarten Registration

Time to gather your paperwork and get your kindergarten child registered!


Upper Moreland will hold a New Kindergarten Student Registration on March 21st. Two times are available: 1:00pm-3:00pm and 5:30pm-7:00pm. Please report to the primary school with the following information:



  • Birth Certificate (Children must turn 5 on or before September 1, 2019, no exceptions, per School Board Policy #201)
  • Proof of Residency: Mortage Statement, Deed of Property, Apartment Lease (all children must be on the lease)
  • Secondary Proof of Residency: Bank Statement, Car Registration, Utility Bill (must provide 2 proofs)
  • Current Immunization Records
  • Completed Registration Packet
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Safe Schools Update

Have a tip, contact the Upper Moreland Safe School Helpline. Students and parents can anonymously report threats and concerns through call, text or through the app.


Call 1-800-418-6423 ext. 359

Text 66746

Download the app at Safeschoolhelpline.com


In addition, the district also participates in the State mandated Safe2Say Something Hotline.


Call 1-844-SAF2SAY

Download the app by searching SAFE2SAYPA

Report online at SAFE2SAYPA.org



Want to reach out to the Safe Schools Parent Advisory Steering Committee? You can contact them with questions or concerns at safeschoolsparents@umtsd.org.


Check out the updated Safe Schools Model. We have many new and exciting initiatives going on in Upper Moreland to keep students safe.

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Need Assistance?

If you are experiencing a time of need, please reach out to the Office of Student Services at (215) 830-1513. Our office has many community resources to help you.


This district maintains a list of local services, from food banks to housing partners, to counseling services. If you are in need, please click on the link below to check out this resource.

SIbling Support Group

A new Facebook group is forming through community member Allie Rosenstein. This group is for siblings of siblings with developmental delay. If you are interested in more information, please check out the link.



Note: This group is not affiliated with or endorsed by Upper Moreland Township School District.

Teaching Teens Responsibility

Taking on more independence and responsibility is part of your adolescent's growth, and teaching the value of responsibility goes a long way in guiding them to becoming a responsible young adult.


Responsibility is being accountable for one's actions, whether good or bad. Taking on more independence and responsibility is part of your adolescent's growth, and teaching the value of responsibility goes a long way in guiding him or her to becoming a responsible young adult. Responsibility is not just about how the choices your teen makes affect them, but also how their choices and actions affect others. Giving your teen more responsibility throughout these high school years will set them up for success when they eventually leave the family home.


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Source: NBC News Education

Special Education and Student Services Team

Michelle Lutz

Director of Special Education & Student Services

mlutz@umtsd.org (215) 830-1513


Valerie Adair

Supervisor of Special Education

vadair@umtsd.org (215) 830-1592