Frederick County Public Schools (FCPS)
Special Education Awards
Posted by Dian Nelson at 6/2/2014
The Frederick County Public Schools’ Department of Special Education and Psychological Services hosted a celebration on May 15, honoring employees and others with outstanding achievement awards for dedication supporting students with disabilities.
SpecialEdAwardWinners Shown, left to right, are: Outstanding Achievement winner Special Education Budget Coordinator Ralene Damanti; Special Education and Psychological Services Director Dan Martz; Outstanding Middle School Special Education Instructional Assistant Carmen Wilhelm from Windsor Knolls; Outstanding Related Service Provider School Therapist Cristine Zocchi from New Market Middle; Friend of Special Education music teacher Marisa Bruce from Parkway Elementary; Outstanding Middle School Special Educator Brandy Noel from Walkersville; Outstanding Special Education Instructional Assistant Melinda Atkinson from SUCCESS; Outstanding High School Special Education Instructional Assistant Kimberly Flabbi from Catoctin; Outstanding Elementary Special Education Instructional Assistant Jennifer Russo from Spring Ridge; Outstanding Elementary Special Educator Christina Konstantas from Carroll Manor; Outstanding Speech-Language Pathologist Meghan Sinisgalli from Carroll Manor Elementary; Superintendent Dr. Theresa Alban; Special Education Citizens Advisory Committee chair Bob Walsh; Outstanding School Psychologist Shirley Sublett; Outstanding Special Education Administrator New Market Middle Principal Jennifer Bingman; and BOE President Joy Schaefer [not shown: Outstanding High School Special Educator Pamela Adams-Campbell from Catoctin].
The Civitan Club of Frederick, COSTCO, Famous Dave’s, Giant, Giant Eagle, McCutcheon’s, Uncle Ralph’s Cookies, Walmart, Wegmans, Weis Market, Wolf Furniture and several anonymous givers donated refreshments. The Civitan Club also generously donated the awards that honorees received.