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Washington County Job Development Center Program at Marshall Street School

August 17, 2007

1350 Marshall St.
Hagerstown

Phone: 301-766-8451

Principal: Francis X. Murray III

The Washington County Job Development Center program serves the vocational training needs of special-needs students ages 14 to 21. The students live at home and are served educationally through this public school program. Each student is placed in the JDC program through special-education guidelines.

All students receive vocational and academic training, including language arts, math, computer skills and handwriting. They also receive life- and work-skills training, including food service, housekeeping, building maintenance/woodworking, horticulture/grounds-keeping, industrial assembly, work preparation/job placement skills, adaptive physical education and other individualized instruction designed with the students' needs in mind.

Students receive an educational program designed to enable them to earn a Maryland public schools high school certificate.

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