Business, Education

Maryland School for the Blind teacher honored with national award

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Christie Holland, an educator at The Maryland School for the Blind, has been named the Principals of Schools for the Blind 2020 Outstanding Teacher of Students with Multiple Disabilities. Annually POSB, which is part of the Council of Schools for the Blind (COSB), recognizes the contributions of remarkable individuals nationally who work with students who are blind or visually …


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Maryland School for the Blind continues to deliver high quality education to visually impaired students during COVID-19 pandemic

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Developing and delivering accessible remote learning for students who have complex needs and abilities can be challenging under ideal conditions. The Maryland School for the Blind staff is going above and beyond to continue to deliver quality educational and support services remotely to their hundreds of visually impaired and multiply disabled students across the State of Maryland during the …


Maryland School for the Blind donates N95 face masks to Baltimore first responders

NOTTINGHAM, MD—The Maryland School for the Blind has donated five cases of N95 masks to Baltimore’s first responders who are on the front lines helping to fight the coronavirus pandemic in Maryland. MSB facilities staff found the face masks in a supply closet in one of the buildings on the school’s campus located at 3501Taylor Avenue and brought it to …

Maryland School for the Blind opens daycare center for MD first responders

NOTTINGHAM, MD—In response to the coronavirus outbreak, The Maryland School for the Blind (MSB) will open a daycare center to provide childcare services to Maryland’s first responders and essential personnel beginning Monday, March 30. MSB’s Pre-School and Early Learning Center, located on the school’s campus at 3501Taylor Avenue in northeast Baltimore, will be used for the daycare center which will …

Parkville resident honored with Baltimore County Commission on Disabilities award

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Heather Johnson, an educator at The Maryland School for the Blind, has been named the Baltimore County Commission on Disabilities 2019 Teacher of the Year. The annual award is presented to a public or private, preschool to post-secondary school teacher, who through exceptional effort, both inside and outside of the classroom, instills in others a positive attitude and acceptance …

Maryland School for the Blind Paraprofessional honored with national award

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Lori Adamo, a Paraeducator at The Maryland School for the Blind (MSB), has been named the Council of Schools for the Blind (COSB) 2019 Outstanding Paraprofessional for Students with Visual Impairments. Annually, the organization recognizes the contributions of remarkable individuals nationally who work with students who are blind or visually impaired. The winners are chosen by Principals of Schools …

Maryland School for the Blind appoints new Director of Development

NOTTINGHAM, MD—The Maryland School for the Blind announced on Tuesday that it had appointed Marlo Jacobson as the Director of Development, effective September 16, 2019. Jacobson has an extensive background in development, marketing, communications, and the direction of non-profit organizations in the Baltimore metropolitan area. Prior to being named to the MSB leadership staff, she was the Director of Development …

Maryland School for the Blind teacher honored as Orioles Birdland Community Hero

NOTTINGHAM, MD – Matthew Mescall, Adapted Physical Education and Health Instructor, at The Maryland School for the Blind (MSB), was recently named a Baltimore Orioles’ Birdland Community Hero and was recognized for the achievement during the Orioles game at Camden Yards on July 13th. The Baltimore Orioles established the Birdland Community Heroes Program to recognize community heroes who inspire others …