Education is important. I'm here to help. 


Parents, School Districts, Attorneys

Evaluations for Special Educational Identification - Re-evaluations for Identification - Planning for IEP meetings -  Attendance at IEP meetings - Assistance with Individual Student Educational Programming - Professional Development for District Staff - Parent Trainings - Expert Witness Reports and Testimony 

Curriculum Vitae (Resume), and Rate Sheet Available Upon Request


Services Available


School Districts



If you have a questions about your child's special education programming, I can help you navigate the Special Education process. 

  • Do you wonder if your child's goals are the best ones to meet their needs? 
  • Is your child receiving all of the services needed to support their learning? 
  • Do you feel confused when attending IEP meetings? 
  • Need help making sense of reports and your child's progress?

I can help you make sure your child's educational goals are appropriate and measurable. I can help you understand what services are allowable to your child, and how accommodations can help them spend more time in the classroom with their peers. 


School Districts



I have experience offering expert testimony at due process hearings, trials, and depositions.  

  • Written expert reports

  • Testimony at trial, depositions, hearings

  • Consultation with clients to offer the most comprehensive information about student education

  • Attendance at IEP meetings to ensure appropriate programming and services. 

School Districts

School Districts

School Districts


I have offered professional development to hundreds of educators in special education. I can offer large and small group supports for districts that are looking for inspiration, research based methods, and understanding of Special Education. 

  • Parent trainings to increase community support
  • Functional Behavioral Analysis and Positive Behavioral Support Plans
  • Assessment for Initial evaluation and re-evaluations
  • Teacher coaching and action plans

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Kate Panaccione, Ed.D.



With over 30 years of experience in the field of education  I have had the pleasure of teaching Pre-K through graduate students,  in general, and special education settings, in the U.S. and abroad.

In service, I have been a member of public and private school boards, I was on the review committee for an Autism assessment tool, and I was the research coordinator at Oregon Health and Sciences University Child Development and Rehabilitation Center for a study about Autism Assessment. I am also a member of national education organizations. 


The highlight of my career has been the privilege of working with students of every ability level. From them I have learned the true meaning of perseverance. 



I have a Doctorate Degree in Education, Specialization in Special/Counselor Education, and a Certificate of Advanced Graduate Study in Autism Spectrum Disorders. I hold a Special Education K-12 Administrative License in Vermont and Oregon, and I am licensed in Maine as a Special Education Consultant.   

I offer services for Special Education in all 50 states. 

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In addition to taking leadership roles in my past positions, I was granted approval and funding to operate the first special purpose private school in a hospital setting in the state of Maine.The school serves as a research center, and continues to be a model of success for assisting students with intensive behavioral challenges to reintegrate to their community schools.

I have served as an expert witness at special education hearings, and written expert reports offering evidence of research and best practices. 

I have delivered professional development opportunities for school districts and developed a state-wide training program for autism assessments. 

Contact Information

If you have questions about my services, please feel free to contact me. My C.V. (resume) and rate sheet is available upon request. 

Square Peg Consulting

1950 Lafayette Road, Portsmouth, New Hampshire 03801, United States

(603) 828-7961

Available for evening and weekend appointments

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