The Family Support Center provides resources and supports for families of students with disabilities. The mission of the Family Support Center is to provide information about disabilities, increase awareness of community services, assist families in resolving concerns, connect parents with resources needed to make informed educational decisions and strengthen collaborative relationships with community partners.
Beth Diaite, Ed. D., BCBA, LBA
Instructional Specialist for Parent Engagement
Program Coordinator, ESY and Parent Engagement
John Carroll Administration Building
1400 Nalley Terrace
Hyattsville, MD 20785
The Parent Surrogate Office is responsible for ensuring that students who require a surrogate, has one appointed in a timely manner. The surrogate is a person appointed to act in place of the parent in the early intervention/special education decision making process. The Surrogate represents child in all early intervention/special education matters.
The trainings required to become a surrogate are available bi-monthly or by request. Please contact the office at firstname.lastname@example.org to schedule your training.