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New Principal Named for Jefferson School

Jefferson School of Sheppard Pratt Health System hires Sherry McCall Ross to serve as principal
    BALTIMORE, MD, March 13, 2014 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Sheppard Pratt Health System's Jefferson School is pleased to welcome Sherry McCall Ross as its new principal. The Jefferson School is a licensed residential treatment center and special education school that serves more than 80 children and adolescents ages 12 through 21, with emotional and learning disabilities in southern Frederick County, Maryland. The school educates both residential and day students.

With a B.A. in Education and a M.Ed. in Administration/Supervision, McCall Ross most previously served as principal of Cheltenham Youth Facility, part of the State of Maryland's MSDE Juvenile Services Education Program. She has also served as principal of Kennedy Krieger School: Fairmont Campus and Maryland Correctional Pre-Release System.

"We are excited to welcome Sherry and her administration expertise to Jefferson School and the Sheppard Pratt team," said Jim Truscello, Director of Day School Programs at Sheppard Pratt Health System. "Her 12 years as an educator will surely make her an excellent principal at our institution."

Operating specialized clinical and education programs, Jefferson School also focuses on the transition from school to work, post-secondary education and training and independent living skills. The school has been in operation since 1997.

About Sheppard Pratt Health System
Sheppard Pratt Health System, in operation since 1891, is a nationally renowned mental health and special education system, dedicated to treatment, professional training and research. With its outstanding psychiatric residency training program, the Health System is a proven leader in mental health education, ranking among the top mental health hospitals in America by U.S. News & World Report for the 23rd consecutive year. Sheppard Pratt continues to expand its continuum of care for children, adolescents, adults and older adults, introducing new treatment modalities in locations throughout the Baltimore region and the state.


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