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March 15, 2016
Children’s Mental Health Matters Campaign Winner

We are excited to announce TFS student, Yasmeine Ford, as the winner of the Maryland Coalition of Families’ Children’s Mental Health Matters Campaign poster design contest! On March 15, the poster was unveiled at the statewide Child & Adolescent Behavior Health Conference. We are thrilled to have Yasmeine’s talents and empowering message be the face […]

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Photo Credit: Office of Governor Larry Hogan
May 2, 2016
First Lady’s Mental Health Awareness Youth Art Display

First Lady Yumi Hogan with TFS student Yasmeine Ford Photo Credit: Office of Governor Larry Hogan   On May 2, 2016 Maryland’s First Lady Yumi Hogan hosted the First Lady’s Mental Health Awareness Youth Art Display in Annapolis. This event  featured talented student artwork with themes highlighting the importance of mental health awareness. The Foundation […]

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Message From The Board

February 24, 2016   The Board of Directors of The Foundation Schools regretfully announces the resignation of Dr. Gale Naquin as its CEO.  Over the past seven plus months, Dr. Naquin has worked with great effort on a variety of initiatives to further enhance services to students and improve the quality of our staff.  She […]

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December 25, 2015
Holiday Toy Drive Success

“Everything was wonderful…what you blessed us with blessed so many other people.”– TFS Parent   The holiday season can be a particularly difficult time for our students who face emotional and behavioral challenges along with living in poverty. However,  generous donations of clothing, toys, gift cards and coats provided our neediest students and their families with heart-warming support and […]

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March 24, 2016
Save The Date!

“Setting the Stage” for student success has been the work of The Foundation Schools for 40 years. This event will raise funds for the much-needed intensive programming for our students. Please join us for a fun evening with dinner and drinks, networking,

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December 1, 2015
#40MoreFoundationSchools Giving Tuesday Success

The Foundation Schools participated in its first ever crowdfunding campaign for Giving Tuesday 2015.

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October 2015
Back-To-School Night 2015

To “set the stage” for another successful school year, The Foundation School of Prince George’s County rolled out the red carpet to welcome our students and their families while The

For more than 40 years, The Foundation Schools has been providing innovative programs and support services that address the educational, social and mental health needs of children and adolescents with emotional disabilities and autism. Our vision is that all students experience success.

All of our teachers are certified in special education and in their content area. 

  • “I highly recommend The Foundation Schools. Talking from experience, we received the best. There was no question that went unanswered by the exceptional staff.”

    Ms. Felecia Taylor

  • “I know the people sitting here today and those that support you feel the same way about you. They believe in us. Let’s make them proud and give our lives everything that we have to give, because you never know what good things may come out of them. Let’s give our lives everything that we have to give, because you never know what good things may come out of them.”

    Shakia P (Valedictorian , class of 2015)

  • “Coming to The Foundation Schools gave me the new start I needed and I was ready. Things just seemed to keep getting better. Where I previously had negative school experiences, at The Foundation Schools, I was connecting with people that would eventually change my life and my attitude about my education. With the guidance and support I received, I finally felt that I could have a productive, fruitful future if I kept working and kept the commitment I made to myself to get to this stage. Even though I liked the school, many days my behaviors got the best of me, but the staff saw me through and they did not give up on me, even on my worst days.”

    Christina R (graduation remarks)

  • “I have been going to school more often. The instruction here at The Foundation Schools in Montgomery County (FSMC) is different than the public school that didn’t have the right tools. Without FSMC, I would not be going to school.”

    Luke J.

  • “The Foundation Schools in Montgomery County (FSMC) helped me accomplish my goal of graduating high school.”

    Tiera I.

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