The Foundation Schools will begin in-person learning March 15, 2021 in a Hybrid Learning Service Model. We are committed to providing our staff and students with a safe environment in which to teach and learn. We have been taking preventive measures against COVID-19 since last school year and are adjusting our usual in-person learning to help keep our staff and students safe. We will continue to monitor the health crisis and make adjustments as necessary. We are committed to providing our staff and students with a safe environment in which to teach and learn.

Our purpose is to inspire, uplift and motivate our students to strive for a bright future and believe they can achieve their dreams.

We change lives every day

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Who already loves this brand and wants to do some good?Join in #AutismAcceptanceMonth by scoring yourself some blue athleticwear while providing support to The Foundation Learning Center! tinyurl.com/232msz3s

All blue items are 20% off! Commission on all sales will be donated to FLC. Contact sohiokpehai@foundationschools.org to get your 20% coupon code when you check out!
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Who already loves this brand and wants to do some good?

Join in #AutismAcceptanceMonth by scoring yourself some blue athleticwear while providing support to The Foundation Learning Center! tinyurl.com/232msz3s

All blue items are 20% off! Commission on all sales will be donated to FLC. Contact sohiokpehai@foundationschools.org to get your 20% coupon code when you check out!
... See MoreSee Less

Join in #AutismAcceptanceMonth by scoring yourself some blue athleticwear while providing support to The Foundation Learning Center! https://tinyurl.com/232msz3s 

All blue items are 20% off! Commission on all sales will be donated to FLC. Contact sohiokpehai@foundationschools.org to get your 20% coupon code when you check out!

The mascot of The Foundation Learning Center, our program for students with autism, is the penguin because no two penguins are alike! Just like no students are alike, we provide differentiated programming based on their individual needs and strengths. #AutismAcceptanceMonth ... See MoreSee Less

The mascot of The Foundation Learning Center, our program for students with autism, is the penguin because no two penguins are alike! Just like no students are alike, we provide differentiated programming based on their individual needs and strengths. #autismacceptancemonth

News

February 23, 2021

Caring for our Community

On Saturday we were so happy to be able to provide, in partnership with Food4Thought, bountiful food boxes including chicken, potatoes, fresh beans and carrots, bread, eggs, milk, hand sanitizer and more to our students’ families and the community at large!   A huge shout out to Food4Thought and all of the incredible volunteers for their support in […]

December 29, 2020

The Gift of Basic Needs and Holiday Presents

Many of our families struggle to consistently provide basic needs and gifts for their children in the best of times, and the pandemic has made it even more difficult. We are truly grateful to our amazing community partners, friends, family, and staff who have made a difference in our students’ lives this holiday season!    […]

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Our Staff

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For more than 45 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 learning challenges. Our vision is that all students experience success.

All of our teachers are certified in special education or 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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