BALTIMORE, April 18, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Auburn School (Auburn) announced today that it has finalized negotiations on a 4,900 sq. ft. lease in Towson, MD to house its new Baltimore campus. The space, conveniently located just off the Baltimore beltway, is on the lower level of the Towson Unitarian Universalist Church, located at 1710 Dulaney Valley Road.
Auburn, which currently has two campuses in the Washington, DC area, is expected to open in time for Camp Aristotle over the summer and the official launch of the new campus in September, 2011. The space will undergo minor renovations and updates in the meantime. The new campus includes flexible classroom space, a nature trail, outdoor garden and playground.
"We are delighted that we have found the right space and location in Baltimore," said Executive Vice President Marina Major. "Our new campus will allow us to bring our integrated academic and social program to students in the Baltimore area."
Marjorie Hoffman, Head of School for the Baltimore campus, who joined Auburn in March, is focusing on staff and student recruitment. A team of expert teachers, teaching assistants and support staff will come together to create an ideal environment for Auburn's first cohort of students in Baltimore. Applications are currently being reviewed and admissions will continue throughout the summer.
About The Auburn School
The Auburn School's mission is to grow the social and academic potential of bright students with challenges in the areas of social skills, communication, language and organization, such as Asperger's syndrome/ASD, PDD-NOS, NVLD or ADHD. Auburn's founding team includes experienced and award-winning national leaders in education, social entrepreneurship and business. The Auburn School delivers a unique and individualized educational program featuring small class sizes, research-based instructional strategies, highly trained faculty and an educational environment uniquely designed to meet the academic and social needs of students. The Auburn School has campuses in Herndon, VA and Silver Spring, MD, and will open its third campus in Baltimore, MD in September 2011. For further information, please call (202) 390-0120, or visit the website at www.theauburnschool.org.
SOURCE The Auburn School