Name Changed For Frederick County Public Schools Special Ed Program

FCPS says the new name reflects a sense of optimism for student outcomes.






Frederick, Md (KM) A special education program for Frederick County Public School students has a new name. The “Challenges” program will be called “Expressions” starting with the 2021–2022 school year this fall.

The School System says this new name evokes a sense of optimism for student outcomes and embodies the purpose of the program.

“We are FCPS proud to unveil the new name of our communications program,” FCPS Special Education Director Dr. Linda Chambers said in a statement. “Thank you to the staff, families and the community for their exceptional work in organizing and selecting a name that evokes a sense of optimism for how the program has evolved over time to reach, challenge and prepare our students for success in the global society.”

This support program is serves more than 100 students at six public schools in Frederick County: Carroll Manor, Deer Crossing and Middletown Elementary Schools; Middletown Primary School;  and Governor Thomas Johnson Middle and High Schools.


By Kevin McManus