Parents of children who will be entering kindergarten in the fall are invited to attend a virtual presentation entitled Getting Ready for Kindergarten on Monday, May 10, 2021, from 6:00 to 7:30 p.m. Parents will receive information on what they need to start thinking of and what kindergarten may look like.

The evening is a collaborative effort between the CCPS Early Childhood and Birth to 5 programs. Kindergarten teachers Cindi Freed from Ebb Valley Elementary School and Diane Groft from Spring Garden Elementary School will be the presenters.

Registration is required by Friday, April 30, 2021, to allow time for materials to be organized and/or purchased and a materials pick-up date to be scheduled prior to May 10th. Register at the Sign-Up Genius link at

For more information, please contact Tammy Chisholm at or call 410-751-3955.

The Board of Education of Carroll County does not engage in discrimination that is unlawful or contrary to Maryland State Department of Education guidance on the basis of age, color, genetic information, marital status, mental or physical disability, ancestry or national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression. The Board of Education of Carroll County is firmly committed to creating equal employment and educational opportunities for all persons by providing an environment that supports optimal academic achievement and productive work and is free from any form of unlawful discrimination, including access to school facilities, educational programs, and extracurricular activities. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies:  Director of Human Resources, 125 North Court Street, Westminster, Maryland 21157, (410) 751-3070.

Carroll County Public Schools (CCPS) does not discriminate on the basis of disability in employment or the provision of services, programs or activities. Persons needing auxiliary aids and services for communication should contact the Communications Office at 410-751-3020 or, or write to Carroll County Public Schools, 125 North Court Street, Westminster, Maryland 21157. Persons who are deaf, hard of hearing, or have a speech disability, may use Relay or 7-1-1. Please contact the school system at least one (1) week in advance of the date the special accommodation is needed. Information concerning the Americans with Disabilities Act is available from the Director of Facilities Management, (410) 751-3177, or the Communications Officer, (410) 751-3020, 125 North Court Street, Westminster, Maryland 21157. 



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