The Auburn School

Growing the social and academic potential of bright students with social and communication challenges

  • Auburn at the Annual Bike to the Beach Autism Fundraiser!

    Posted by Nicole Pouy at 5/18/2017

    Auburn participates annually in the "Bike to the Beach" Autism Fundraiser. Want to get involved?

    • Spread the word to your network about sponsoring our Auburn Team
    • Volunteer at the event here
    • Sponsor the Auburn Team
    • Participate in the event by joining the school team here

     

    We earned $6,000 last year and we would like to exceed that goal this year! If you have any questions please contact Janette Puisseaux at jpuisseaux@theauburnschool.org. We look forward to your support and involvement.

     

    (spot a proud Auburn parent at 2:06!)

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  • Silver Spring Campus Newsletter

    Posted by Nicole Pouy at 5/5/2017

    The Auburn School Silver Spring Campus 3rd Quarter Newsletter, May 2017

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  • Congratulations to Silver Spring Campus's Alexandra Deutsch!

    Posted by Nicole Pouy at 5/4/2017

    Please join The Auburn School Silver Spring Campus in congratulating sixth grader Alexandra Deutsch!  Alexandra's inspirational artwork was chosen for the Children's Mental Health Matters statewide poster contest.  Children's Mental Health Matters collaborates with the Maryland Coalition of Families (MCF) to raise awareness of mental health concerns and provide resources to families.  Alexandra's artwork has been reproduced on the promotional materials for the annual Children's Mental Health Awareness Week (May 1 - 7, 2017).  Please visit the Children's Mental Health Matters website at https://www.childrensmentalhealthmatters.org for more information.

     

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  • Appointment of Joshua Metz to the Position of Head of School of the Auburn School, Fairfax Campus

    Posted by Nicole Pouy at 5/4/2017

    We are pleased to announce that we have appointed Joshua Metz to the position of head of school of the Auburn School Fairfax Campus starting in June. We had a large candidate pool and were able to choose from the best. The leadership team, staff and parents were thrilled to have someone with Josh’s expertise considered. His commitment to students and families is clear and will be an asset to the Auburn community.

    Josh comes to us as both a parent of an Auburn student and as a talented Licensed Social Worker serving students and families providing therapy and early intervention to young children with pervasive developmental and autism spectrum challenges. Josh has a master’s of social work from Catholic University of America, concentrating on infant and early childhood development. He is a graduate of the Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental Disorders Fellowship program and has served as a Field Instructor for the Foundation Year Field Education and Integrative Seminar. He will be supported in the classroom by our talented leadership team and teaching staff.

    Many of our community were part of the recruitment process and we appreciate their time and thoughts as we searched for the right person to lead our school. Since Auburn’s founding in 2009, we have seen extraordinary growth in our students, our staff and our community. As educators, we are always evaluating all that we do and how we do it since our mission to grow the social and academic potential of bright students with social and communication challenges is so very profound to us all. We recognize the wonderful resources we have on staff and know that we are extremely fortunate. We are pleased that Josh will be joining our team as we further enhance our programs.

    Josh will be joining us officially June 5th, and until then, will be splitting his time between Family Compass and Auburn. This is great for us as it will provide the team an opportunity to prepare for the new school year. And more importantly, more time to spend with Heather as she and her family will be moving to Chicago prior to the end of the school year. Officially her last day at Auburn will be June 1. We will keep you posted on the transition and plans moving forward. We want to thank Heather for her dedication and love to our students, our families and our community.

    Again, thank you for your support, and see you in the coming days.

    Kind regards, 

    Marina Major, CEO/President

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  • School Garden Time at Auburn's Silver Spring Campus!

    Posted by Nicole Pouy at 4/7/2017 12:30:00 PM

    April has arrived, and with it, the time to revive Auburn, Silver Spring campus's school garden! 

    Auburn's garden is a student-centered project designed to promote community pride, respect for the earth, healthy eating, and cooperative teamwork. Our students are proud of the work they accomplish in the garden and enjoy witnessing the fruition of their efforts. Each class is responsible for a certain kind of plant in the garden, and students are able to apply what they've learned in the classroom about the science of plants and art of plant care.

    After break, we will be reaching out to classroom parents and sending out more information- so stay tuned!

     

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  • Open House & Panel Discussion

    Posted by Nicole Pouy at 3/22/2017

     

    The Auburn School is excited to be collaborating with College Living Experience and Fustion Academy to co-host a panel discussion and open house on March 27. The topic is "What Does my Future Hold?" and will feature a panel discussion exploring possible educational trajectories in the private school arena from elementary through post-secondary, for students with autism spectrum disorder, NVLD, ADHD, and Executive Function challenges.  Speakers include Andy Hubner, Head of School for The Auburn School, Silver Spring; Ann-Marie Stripling, Director of Admission and Outreach at Fusion Academy, Washington, DC, and Janet Price, Regional Director of Community Education and Transition at College Living Experience, Rockville, MD.

    The panel discussion and open house will take place from 6:30-8:30pm, at College Living Experience, 401 North Washington St., Suite 420, Rockville, MD 20850. Free admission, free parking on site.  Register at: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/what-does-my-future-hold-tickets-32272355484

    Please see the flyer for the event here (Panel Discussion), and feel free to email Andy Hubner (ahubner@theauburnschool.org) with any questions. We hope to see you there!

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  • Baltimore Campus Newsletter

    Posted by Pia Bernardini at 1/18/2017

    Check out our latest Newsletter

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  • Please join us for an Award Winning Documentary Event - Baltimore Campus

    Posted by Lauren Anderson at 1/8/2017

    Introduction for ‘2e Twice Exceptional’ Screening, Q&A & Raffle Night!

    Thursday, February 9, 2017 - 6-8pm
    The Auburn School Baltimore Campus
    7401 Park Heights Avenue
    Pikesville, MD 21208

    *Event will be cancelled due to inclement weather and not rescheduled. Please view our FB page for updates*

    Featuring  Julie Skolnick M.A., J.D.

    With Understanding Comes Calm, LLC

    Supporting Parents of Gifted and Distractible Children

    WithUnderstandingComesCalm.com

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  • Join us for Book Signing and Interview on January 25 - Silver Spring Campus

    Posted by Uyai Harper at 1/3/2017

    The Loving Push Cover You don't want to miss this!

    Book signing and interview with Dr. Debra Moore - Co-Author, with Dr. Temple Grandin, of the "Must Read" book The Loving Push: How Parents and Professionals Can Help Spectrum Kids Become Successful Adults

    This dynamic duo - Dr. Grandin speaking from personal experience and Dr. Moore from a professional perspective of treating Individuals with autism spectrum disorders - combine their wealth of knowledge to help parents determine just how much to push their child so they can blossom into adults that thrive. -Parent Coaching for Autism website

    Date: January 25, 2017
    Time: 4:00-5:30pm
    Location: The Auburn School, Silver Spring Campus, 9545 Georgia Avenue, Silver Spring, MD 20910

    Space is limited, please RSVP by January 11th* to Michelle Ivey, Director of Admissions
    Phone: 301-588-8048
    Email: mivey@theauburnschool.org

    *Please indicate if you would like to reserve an autographed book. Limited amount available. 

    Download the flyer.

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  • Welcome to our New Website

    Posted by Marina Major at 8/14/2016

    Big news - welcome to our new website. Take a look around and let us know what you think.

     

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