Parent Resource Center for Special Education (PRC)

  • The CCPS Parent Resource Center for Special Education (PRC) exists to provide a resource for parents, 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 parents 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 parental 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

    MSDE Parent Survey Link

    Special Education Parent Involvement Survey


    Parents or guardians of children receiving special education and related services will be mailed the Maryland Special Education Parent Involvement Survey from the Maryland State Department of Education, Division of Special Education/Early Intervention Services during the week of March 21, 2022. Parents are asked to complete the survey and return it in the postage paid envelope by May 27, 2022. The survey may also be completed online. Please look for details in your survey packet. Your feedback will help guide efforts to improve special education and related services in your local school system. Your voice can make a real difference for your child and many other children across the state of Maryland. To learn more, please visit

Contact Us

  • Please contact the
    PRC staff for
    resources and support

    Staff: Mary F. Amerman, Program Coordinator

    email: / phone (410) 996-5637 

    Bay View
    Elementary School
    901 North East Road
    North East, MD 21901

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