Learning for Living at Benedictine

Helping individuals with disabilities for more than 50 years with educational, residential, vocational and day services for children and adults ages 5 and older.

School programs include: functional academics; speech therapy; psychological, psychiatric, social work, counseling and case management; assistive technology; physical and occupational therapy; vocational and transitional services; and intensive collaborative programs designed for students within the Autism Spectrum.

Benedictine Adult Services is a residential and vocational program for adults ages 22 to 60+ who live in the community or in group homes with peers and continue to work within the Benedictine vocational program. 

Benedictine is a fully approved, non-sectarian service provider caring for individuals with special needs without regard to racial, ethnic, or religious background, on Maryland’s Eastern Shore.

Our CORE VALUES are Compassionate Caring,

Dignity of Work and Hospitality.

 
 

News and Events

Cruise-in supports Benedictine

RIDGELY, Md., (August 9, 2018) – The Chesapeake Classic Car Club held their monthly Summer cruise-in Saturday, Aug. 4 at Chick-fil-a in Easton, Md raising funds for Benedictine. CCCC hosts ...
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Annual Art Show displays creative talents of students

The Benedictine School's 2018 Art Show featured pottery, pointillism and lettering works by students. Winners were announced for each category. "Our students are so creative and talented. Especially when given opportunities ...
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17th Annual Chrome City Ride raises $118K

RIDGELY, Md., (July 30, 2018) – More than 2100 classic cars, street rods and motorcycles from six rally points across Maryland, and in Delaware, thundered onto the Benedictine campus in ...
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Maryland Governor Larry Hogan visits Bendictine

RIDGELY, Md., (July 17, 2018) – On Tuesday, July 17, Maryland Governor Larry Hogan visited Benedictine Programs and Services at the organization’s main campus in Ridgely, Md. After arriving on ...
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History of the Benedictine Industrial Training Center

By: Mary Lynn Wright and Beth Mathis In the mid-1980’s, student’s vocational training prior to age 18 was almost non-existent.  More capable students were able to work for the Busy ...
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The Benedictine School 2018 Graduation Ceremony celebrates 11 students

On the 14th of June, The Benedictine School held its annual graduation ceremony at its campus in Ridgely to celebrate the accomplishments of 11 students. The ceremony recognized the  individual ...
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Benedictine receives $150,000 from Weinberg Foundation

Two-year grant supports programs for adults with developmental disabilities The Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Foundation is supporting adults with developmental disabilities who live and work on Maryland's Mid-Shore through a ...
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Golfers raise $47,600 at Benedictine Charity Golf Tournament

MITCHELLVILLE, Md. (June 4, 2018) - Grey skies gave way to sunshine at the Country Club at Woodmore in Mitchellville, Md. as over 50 golfers participated in the 2nd Charity ...
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Benedictine’s Marinucci earns MACS Achievement Award

Dominic Marinucci was presented the Maryland Association of Community Services (MACS) Achievement Award on Wednesday, May 23rd at a ceremony in Baltimore. The MACS Achievement Awards is an annual event ...
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Sysco & Herr’s recognized for 10 years of support for Benedictine’s Swim Meet

RIDGELY, Md., (May 21, 2018) – For ten years Sysco in Pocomoke City, Md., and Herr’s in Seaford, De., have come together to make Benedictine Programs and Services’ annual swim meet ...
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Benedictine’s Maryland DORS Hospitality Class does it all! Students practiced employment skills at Fairfield Inn & Suites by preparing hotel areas for guests and helped prepare table settings and the dinning area at Capsize OXMD and Doc's Sunset Grille. Thank you to our business partners who provide students the opportunity to get hands-on training experience. #expectability ... See MoreSee Less

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we have the best community partners in the world 💕❤️💕

Special thank you to Coldwell Banker Cares for this generous gift and the Heffernan family for helping to make it happen! #CBRB. Accepting the gift (l to r) Howard, Greg a member of our Board of Directors and Caila. ... See MoreSee Less

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Special thank you to  Coldwell Banker Cares for this generous gift and the Heffernan family for helping to make it happen! #CBRB. Accepting the gift (l to r) Howard, Greg a member of our Board of Directors and Caila.

 

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tremendous generosity....

Thanks Ed Heffernan

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Special thanks to Chesapeake Classic Car Club for a wonderful fundraising "drive in" for Benedictine today in Easton. The kids judged the cars, picked their favorites and presented a custom trophy created by Josh from Classic Porsche Restoration. ... See MoreSee Less

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Did you know we are on Instagram, too?

Follow us at @benschool and keep up with our employment opportunities @bestofbenlife or on Snapchat @bestofbenlife
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Did you know we are on Instagram, too? 

Follow us at @benschool and keep up with our employment opportunities @bestofbenlife or on Snapchat @bestofbenlife

The rumble of motorcycles and muscle cars roared through the Mid-Shore Sunday, July 29, to Benedictine's 17th annual Chrome City Ride near Ridgely.

The event raised more than $115,000, which will support the school, and is used to fund tuition assistance for children and special adaptive equipment for the students. The funds also support opportunities for adults with disabilities to work and live in the community.
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