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WORCESTER COUNTY MARYLAND PUBLIC SCHOOL SYSTEM
WORCESTER COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOL SYSTEM
6270 Worcester Highway
Newark, MD 21841
Worcester County – SPECIAL EDUCATION SERVICES
Supervisor of Special Education: 410-632-5034.
The Worcester County Public School System has developed a comprehensive plan of special education programs for children with disabilities in compliance with the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), and Code of Maryland Regulations (COMAR) 13A.05.01, 13A.05.02 and 13A.08.03.
EARLY INTERVENTION SERVICES
Eligibility: Children under the age of three (3) who may be experiencing a delay in development, or who have a diagnosed condition that has a high probability of delay, may be eligible for this program.
For more information or a brochure about the center, call the Parent Coordinator at 410-632-5234.
CEDAR CHAPEL SPECIAL EDUCATION SCHOOL (CCSS) – Special Education School
510 Coulbourne Lane
Snow Hill, MD 21863
Phone: (410) 632-5230
Cedar Chapel Special School (CCSS), located in rural Snow Hill, Maryland, serves students from all of Worcester County by preparing students with moderate and severe disabilities between the ages of 3 to 21 to be included in regular schools, to be gainfully employed, and to be self-sufficient at home and in their community.
CCSS is the only special needs school in Maryland to be accredited by The Middle States Association of Schools and Colleges (2003 and 2010). Following the guidelines of the Maryland State Curriculum, reading, mathematics and science skills are taught based on daily individual instruction and assessed through the Alternate Maryland School Assessment (Alt-MSA).
The staff of Cedar Chapel consists of 11 Teachers, 14 Educational Assistants, 2 Nurses, 1 Secretary, 1 Curriculum Resource Teacher, Tech Coach, Physical Therapist, Occupational Therapist and Speech Language Pathologists