Education, Events, Sports

The Maryland School for the Blind to partner with Baltimore Blast on blind soccer Event

NOTTINGHAM, MD—The Maryland School for the Blind is teaming up with the Baltimore Blast for an informal game of blind soccer. The event between the MSB Bees and the Baltimore Blast soccer teams will be held on the campus of MSB on Thursday, November 4 from 10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. MSB is playing a leading role in creating awareness …


Business, Education

Maryland School for the Blind teacher honored with national award

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Regina Fugate, an educator at The Maryland School for the Blind, has been named the Principals of Schools for the Blind (POSB) 2021 Outstanding Teacher of Students who are Blind or Visually Impaired. 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 …


Maryland School for the Blind teacher announced as Computer Science Teachers Association Equity Fellow

NOTTINGHAM, MD—The Maryland School for the Blind on Friday announced that Regina Fugate has been selected as a 2021-22 Computer Science Teachers Association (CSTA) Equity Fellow. Fugate, a certified teacher of the visually impaired (TVI), is a 2002 graduate of Berea College in Kentucky and received her Master’s Degree in Special Education from Vanderbilt University in 2007. She has been …

The Maryland School for the Blind partners with Orioles, League of Dreams to host beep baseball game

NOTTINGHAM, MD—The Maryland School for the Blind is teaming up with the Baltimore Orioles and the League of Dreams to host a beep baseball game for students who are blind or low vision. The event will be held on the campus of the Maryland School for the Blind on Wednesday, September 8 from 10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Beep baseball, …

Dr. Joanne Waeltermann appointed to Maryland School for the Blind Board of Directors

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Dr. Joanne Waeltermann has been appointed to the Board of Directors of The Maryland School for the Blind, effective April 1, 2021. Dr. Waeltermann, a retired licensed and board certified pediatric ophthalmologist, served patients in Maryland from 1985 – 2019, at the Kid’s Eye Care of Maryland, Children’s Eye Care, LLC, University Eye Associates, the Howard County Health Department …

Maryland School for the Blind Superintendent W. Robert Hair named to Leadership Maryland Class of 2021

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Leadership Maryland on Wednesday announced that William Robert Hair, Superintendent at Maryland School for the Blind in Nottingham, has been chosen to participate in its professional leadership development program. Hair is one of 50 individuals chosen for Leadership Maryland’s 28th class – the Class of 2021, who will complete the eight-month hands-on learning program focused on Maryland’s social, economic, …

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 …

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 …