Free for All Families & Students

Carroll County Public Schools will be hosting its 2nd annual Navigating Difficult Waters event for families and students on Wednesday, March 31, 2021, from 6:30 to 8:45 pm. This year’s theme is “Mental Wellness Resources.” For the safety of all participants, the sessions will be presented in a virtual platform through Microsoft Teams.

Topics of the break-out sessions will include resiliency, stress management, and student engagement. The keynote speaker, Robert Hackenson from Dynamic Influence, will present “When Life Gets Hard: How You Can Manage Stress and Become Resilient.” Presentations will also feature community partners and local government officials.

The event will also feature “Sources of Strength, “one of the first suicide prevention programs that uses Peer Leaders to enhance protective factors associated with reducing suicide at the school population level.” (

All sessions will be recorded and available for viewing after the event on the Carroll County Public Schools website. Click here to register.

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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