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Family Resource Center for Special Education FRC

Family Resource Center for Special Education (FRC)


The CCPS Family Resource Center for Special Education (FRC) 

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exists to provide a resource for families, educators, and the community that will benefit all children with disabilities from birth to 21 years of age. The center provides training, resources, and linkages between the school and the community.

The center's activities include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Offer support to families who need someone to talk to on an individual basis in a confidential, supportive atmosphere.
  • Refer families to local support groups, workshops, advocacy groups, and recreational opportunities. 
  • Provide an opportunity for families to network and share ideas and experiences.
  • Help families navigate the special education process. 
  • Maintain a lending library of books and DVD's on a wide range of special education topics such as types of disabilities, parenting, social skills, advocacy, and special education law. 
  • Increase family involvement in the early intervention and special education decision making process
  • Increase collaborative relationships through information and training
  • Assist families in resolving concerns and making informed decisions regarding their child's education
  • Provide information about disabilities and school system and community resources

  The Family Resource Center Annual Conference October 28, 2023, Saturday, 9 A.M. to 12 P.M. Bay View Elementary School  910 North East Rd North East, MD FREE Family Involvement Event! Come join us for: 

  • Keynote Speaker: Nolan Taylor
  • 7 Different Breakout Session Presenters 
  • Door prizes
  • The Judy Center is offering light refreshments and GRAND prizes. 
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Contact Us

Please contact the
FRC staff for
resources and support

Crystal Gallentine, Program Coordinator
Bryn Phillips, Program Coordinator  

email: / phone (410) 996-5637 

Leeds Elementary School
615 Deaver Rd
Elkton, MD 21921

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Resources Request:

If you would like assistance from the CCPS Family Resource Center, please fill out this Google form: FRC Parent Form