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CSM Prom

8:20am 20166 June 3, 2016
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On May 13, 2016, The Community School of Maryland held its 5th annual prom.  Students and their families enjoyed a night of music, dancing and refreshments in an Underwater Paradise! The DJ did a fantastic job with music selections and took requests so the students could dance to their favorite songs.  Prior to the [Read more]

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On May 25, 2016, Craig Pardini, Director of Facilities Management who leads CSAAC’s recycling program received an outstanding achievement in recycling award at the Montgomery County Government’s Annual Recycling Award Ceremony.  This is for outstanding recycling efforts at the CSAAC East Village Headquarters and the Brookeville School Campus. CSAAC demonstrates its commitment to protecting the [Read more]

Patrick Receives MACS Achievement Award

2:07pm 20165 May 24, 2016
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On May 19, 2016, Patrick received an award at the MACS Achievement Awards Ceremony for his accomplishments: Over the last few years, Patrick has accomplished a lot in his life.  After graduating from CSAAC’s Community School of Maryland, he smoothly transitioned into the adult program at CSAAC. After multiple, successful employment ventures, Patrick decided [Read more]

Thank You Montgomery County Council!

1:53pm 20165 May 20, 2016

CSAAC is pleased to announce that the Montgomery County Council included the $2.1M Development Disabilities Supplement as part of the FY17 Operating Budget that they have reached preliminary agreement on. This means that CSAAC’s direct support wages will stay competitive with the Montgomery County minimum wage increase in FY17. Throughout the process, the Council [Read more]

Springtime Art

1:43pm 20165 May 19, 2016
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CSAAC offers an art class for the individuals that truly enjoy enhancing their artistic talents!  This class teaches individuals how to draw, paint, and build creative projects.  This week’s featured painting was of a squirrel using spring colors.  At the end of the class, the photos were displayed around the training center for decorations.   [Read more]

Individuals with Choices

11:25am 20165 May 10, 2016
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CSAAC self-advocates formed a club in August of 2005, and named themselves “Individuals with Choices”.  With a few administrative advisors, this club of 10 initial members set goals to take charge of their futures by taking responsibility for making choices and becoming good self-advocates.   In September 2007, the club was approached by the Montgomery [Read more]

In-Focus Photographers Beyond the Lens

8:04am 20165 May 5, 2016
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On May 4, 2016, the In-Focus photographers had a photo editing lesson on the computer to enhance their favorite photographs that they took from their ‘Glen View Mansion at the Rockville Civic Center Park’ photoshoot.  After the photos were edited, the photographers printed their artwork to share with their friends.  Click here to learn [Read more]

CSAAC’s Spring Luau Party

8:19am 20165 May 3, 2016
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On April 15, 2016, CSAAC individuals, families, and friends took part in an evening of fun at the Community School of Maryland’s Brookeville Campus for a Spring Luau Party!  The Event was well attended and the Individuals had a fun evening of dancing, music, and terrific food. A special thanks to the CSAAC Staff who helped [Read more]

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On April 28, 2016, CSAAC supporters, individuals, and staff were counted among the attendees in a packed house at the Montgomery County Health and Human Services Committee public hearing.  The attendees were there in support of our Direct Support Professionals to ensure they are fairly compensated for their services as the County minimum wage [Read more]

CSAAC Needs Your Help!

10:30am 20164 April 22, 2016

Event – Montgomery County Council is holding a working session regarding the supplemental funding needed to ensure CSAAC Direct Support Staff jobs do not turn into minimum wage positions. Mission – The goal is to keep CSAAC Direct Support Wages 25% above the coming FY17 Montgomery County Minimum Wage increase that starts July 1st. [Read more]

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