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Teacher Support Center

2020-2021 School Year

In order to meet health and safety guidelines, the Teacher Support Center ​will be open beginning Wednesday, February 24, by appointment only. The TSC will be open Wednesdays and Thursdays from 10 a.m.-6 p.m.

Please note the following changes to ensure staff safety:

  • Register using PickATime
  • 30-minute time slots
  • Limited number of people ​per appointment
  • Limited ​resources available

Full details, including a link to a guidelines video, are available in the Staff Hub. (staff login required)

Please email Brianne Miller with any questions, or if you need support to schedule an appointment.

Our Services

All HCPSS teachers and instructional staff can access the Teacher Support Center to laminate, create posters, die cut, create instructional materials, die cut, and browse instructional aides.

Teachers are welcome to bring their own paper or they can use our paper. There is no charge for paper, supplies, or laminating for HCPSS staff.


9645 Gerwig Lane
Columbia, MD 21046
Phone: 410-313-7013

Hours of Operation:

Wednesday & Thursday 10 a.m. -6 p.m.

Contact: Brianne Miller

Die Cuts

The Teacher Support Center has a comprehensive collection of over 900 decorative dies from 1″ to 14″ and 7 different alphabetic fonts from 2″ to 10″. There are 70 different Resource and Culture boxes that can be borrowed. A variety of teaching/learning aides in Math, Science, Language Arts, and Social Studies are on display with master copies available.

Anything that can be cut with scissors can be cut on the die cut machines. Please no foam core board.

Materials the die cut machines will cut:

  • Cardstock
  • Compressed Sponges
  • Construction paper
  • Cotton fabric
  • Felt
  • File folders
  • Foam sheets
  • Foil
  • Magazine pages
  • Maps
  • Metallic tissue paper
  • Newspaper
  • Poster Board
  • Sandpaper
  • Tissue paper
  • Wallpaper

Note: If you want your die cut items to be laminated, laminate the paper first, if your die cut items are to be glued on to something else, laminate the whole thing when you are done.

View a current list of available die-cuts