Child Find Announcement

  • State and Federal laws require that the Garrett County Public Schools provide free and appropriate educational programs for all children with disabilities living in Garrett County.


    Services which can be provided by the Board of Education include evaluation and direct services in speech and language therapy, physical therapy, occupational therapy, developmental skills for preschools and academic help for children of school age.  These services are provided through the Special Education programs to all students who qualify.


    If you know of any individuals with a disability ages birth through twenty-one years of age who are not receiving educational programs, please contact:


    Dr. Chelsie Manges

    Director of Special Education

    Garrett County Public Schools

    40 South Second Street

    Oakland, MD  21550