The Arrow Center For Education

Tangram – School Staff

Our school principal is Mark Rapaport, and he can be reached at Mark.Rapaport@Arrow.org. He is supported by a dedicated team of professionals:

  • Special Educators, certified through the Maryland State Department of Education. Each teacher works in a self-contained classroom, with no more than six to seven students.
  • Assistant Teachers, who support the instruction and classroom environment. Assistant Teachers remain with the same groupings of students throughout the day, and partner closely with the Teacher in providing quality group and individualized instruction.
  • Licensed Clinicians, who provide individual and group therapy, and support the growth in social-emotional and self-management goals on the IEP.
  • Speech-Language Pathologists, who along with addressing the goals and services on the IEP, work in tandem with the entire team, to facilitate communication growth and ensure the successful use of Assistant Technology.
  • Occupational Therapists, who along with addressing the goals and services on the IEP, work in tandem with the entire team, to facilitate addressing of sensory needs.
  • Behavior Specialists, who provide preventative behavioral support, as well as safe and respectful crisis management as needed
  • A contractual Psychiatrist, who partners with families to provide evaluator services and medication management as needed
  • A contractual Clinician, who provides individual and group therapy, and support the growth in social-emotional and self-management goals on the IEP.
  • A Treatment Coordinator, who is the contact point for all related services
  • A BCBA, who oversees the development and implementation of Functional Behavior Assessments, Behavior Intervention Plans, and behavior protocols.
  • A Nurse, who provided emergency care, implementation of feeding protocols that involve feeding tubes, and coordination of health and safety plans.
  • A Vocational Coordinator, who works to prepare students for in-school and community job placements, addressing vocational and functional life-skills
  • A Program Assistant, who serves as a point of contact for students records