Monthly Archives: April 2014

The Arc introduces the new Assistant Director of Autism Services

Britt Burr, The Arc Carroll County's new assistant director of autism services

Britt Burr, The Arc Carroll County’s new assistant director of autism services

WESTMINSTER (April 22, 2014) The Arc Carroll County has hired Britt Burr to serve as its new assistant director of autism services.

Burr, a Westminster native, holds a bachelor’s in psychology and theater from McDaniel College. She also has a master’s degree in drama therapy from Kansas State University in Manhattan, KS.

Burr worked with students on the Autism spectrum as a filmmaking instructor for the Manhattan/Ogden Public School system. She also worked as an instructor at Wamego Special Services Corporative, where she taught adults with intellectual disabilities and people on the autism spectrum U.S. history.

Britt joined The Arc earlier this month. Her first priority was reaching out to the parents and families who attended the town hall meetings The Arc held on autism in the fall.

The Arc will hold three meet and greet opportunities for parents and caregivers who are interested in learning more about Burr and the new autism program she will craft at The Arc. The meetings will be held here at The Arc Carroll County on 180 Kriders Church Road, Westminster.

• Morning Session: 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Tuesday, May 6th
• Afternoon Session: 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday, May 7th
• Evening Session: 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday, May 8th

The meet and greet sessions will include a 20-minute presentation followed by a question and answer session. Refreshments also will be served. For more details on the meet and greet sessions please contact Britt Burr at


Show your support for Carroll County nonprofits

Please show your support for Carroll County nonprofits by attending a Carroll County Commissioner Candidate Forum being hosted by 11 Carroll County nonprofits.

The forum will be held Wednesday, April 30th between 7 p.m. and 9 p.m. at Carroll Community College, Room K100.

All the county commissioners have been invited to attend. The forum will focus on the candidates’ positions on nonprofit funding and other issues affecting the nonprofit community.

Please consider attending, and show the candidates that you support the nonprofits, including The Arc, that provide vital services to members of our community.

Arc Carroll County to hold job fair

The Arc Carroll County is hosting a job fair on Thursday, May 8 2014 from 1:00pm-3:00pm located at 180 Kriders Church Rd, Westminster, MD 21158. The Arc is hiring 1:1 Assistants, CNA’s, Community Living Assistants, Job Coaches and Support Aides. You may pre-register for a time slot by calling 410-848-4124 ext. 149 or by emailing: Learn more about The Arc by visiting our website at The Arc is an equal opportunity employer.