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Family Support & Resource Center

The Family Support & Resource Center is designed to offer support to families of children who receive special services in Talbot County. We also provide support and information to educators and community members. There are many different ways we offer support, such as: A listening ear, a referral to a person, resource or agency, parent IEP support, trainings, family activities and access to our Lending Library. For more information on any of these services, please contact me:

Meet TCPS Special Education Parent Coordinator Stacey Behrens



Special Education Programs

Promoting Social Skills and Pragmatic Language in Children

Duane Michael Isava, Ph.D., NCSP

Understanding Secondary Transition Planning

Andrea Wolters, Ed.D. – Secondary Transition Facilitator (TCPS)

Offering Support

“Support” can be defined many different ways. One definition that we hope best describes what we offer at the Family Support & Resource Center is “…to provide active help and/or encouragement, to provide assistance or comfort to someone…”

There are many different ways to offer support

Ways the Family Support Center can offer support:

 A Resource Library

The Family Support & Resource Center offers               

a library filled with books on specific disabilities,         

parenting issues, education, etc. that are available

to borrow.



Information on the IEP and IFSP Process

If you are looking for information about the IEP/IFSP Process,

we can help! We can also attend the meetings with you, help with

taking notes and answering any questions that you may have

before or after the meetings.


Trainings & Workshops

The Family Support & Resource Center offers workshops and

activities throughout the year to support parents, caregivers,

and the community. Some workshops in the past have included

topics on Understanding Special Education, Communication Devices,

Behavior Strategies, and Post-Secondary Transition.



Looking for Community Resources for your family?

If they exist, we can help you find them!

Family Activities 

The Family Support Center offers Family Activities

during the school year.

Stacey Behrens, Family Coordinator TCPS –

The Family Support & Resource Center is located at:
The Talbot County Education Center
12 Magnolia St
Easton, MD 21601

For More Information, contact Stacey Behrens at or call 410-822-0330 ext.179.

MSDE Family Support

Kenneth Hudock, Family Support Services Section Chief
Division of Early Intervention and Special Education Services
200 West Baltimore Street, 9th floor
Baltimore, MD 21201
Phone: 410-767-0255 (office)
Fax: 410-333-0664