Denton Building, Columbia Campus, Maryland School for the Deaf, Columbia, Maryland, November 2004. Photo by Diane F. Evartt.
To each graduating senior, either the Maryland State High School Diploma or Certificate of Program Completion is awarded. Many graduates pursue higher education degrees. Vocational or technical training, and vocational rehabilitation services are available to help graduates secure employment.
BOARD OF TRUSTEES
The Board of Trustees of the Maryland School for the Deaf governs the School. With Senate advice and consent, the Governor appoints the Board's nineteen members to six-year terms. Each geographic region of the State is represented by at least one member of the Board, and at least six of the members are deaf (Code Education Article, sec. 8-304).
P. O. Box 894
8169 Old Montgomery Road & Route 108, Columbia, MD 21044 - 0894
Opened in September 1973, the Columbia Campus of the Maryland School for the Deaf enrolls deaf students, ages 3 through 16, in full-day programs for pre-school through eighth grade (Chapter 462, Acts of 1968). In addition, an early intervention program works with infants and young children and their families in language development and communications skills. Most students at the Columbia Campus commute daily but some participate in a weeknight residential program.
Baker Building, Columbia Campus, Maryland School for the Deaf, Columbia, Maryland, November 2004. Photo by Diane F. Evartt.
P. O. Box 250, 101 Clarke Place, Frederick, MD 21705 - 0250
Established in 1868, the Frederick Campus of the Maryland School for the Deaf enrolls deaf and hard-of-hearing students, ages 3 through 21, in full-day programs for pre-school through twelfth grade (Chapter 247, Acts of 1867; Chapter 409, Acts of 1868). For infants, and young children and their families, the Campus also provides language development and communication skills.
Frederick Campus, Maryland School for the Deaf, Clarke Place, Frederick, Maryland, January 2006. Photo by Diane F. Evartt.
At the Frederick campus, about thirty percent of enrolled students live on campus weeknights during the school year, which runs from late August through mid-June. Residential halls are staffed by residential child and youth care practitioners who supervise students and coordinate after-school programs, such as intramural games, field trips, swimming, and hiking. At The Underground, a recreation center, daily student get-togethers, parties, meetings, and other special events are held.
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