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November 14, 2017—The American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) honored former Clarke employee Frank Iglehart with the Editor's Award for the American Journal of Audiology.[More]

November 13, 2017—Clarke is honored to recognize Kevin Franck, PhD, Sara Grosvenor and Sharon McCarthy as they close out their terms with Clarke's Board of Trustees this fall. Kevin, the brother of a Clarke Alumna, joined the Board in 2011; Sara, Founder and President of The Alexander and Mabel Bell Legacy Foundation joined the Board in 2008; and Sharon a Seattle-based strategic communications executive joined in 2014. "Clarke is incredibly grateful for their leadership, broad-reaching event support and high caliber fundraising efforts," said Doug Scott, Interim CEO for Clarke Schools. "Kevin, Sara and Sharon all demonstrated the passion and professionalism we hope to find in Clarke supporters and advocates at the highest level." [More]

November 5, 2017—Thanks to the contributions from Clarke staff, Smith/Clarke alumni and Clarke Board Members, we are pleased to announce that the eBook Preparing to Teach, Committing to Learn: An Introduction to Educating Children who are Deaf and Hard of Hearing, is now available via the National Center for Hearing Assessment and Management (NCHAM) online learning center. [More]

November 1, 2017—Clarke Mainstream Services’ 38th Annual Conference on Mainstreaming Students with Hearing Loss was a great success, drawing hundreds of attendees, sponsors and exhibitors from across the country. This year’s event was especially significant, as Clarke Schools for Hearing and Speech is celebrating its 150th Anniversary. Held on October 19 and 20 at the Best Western Royal Plaza Hotel in Marlborough, MA, the conference was kicked off by keynote speaker, Dr. Carol Flexer, who delivered a talk on Auditory Brain Development. Following Dr. Flexer’s fantastic keynote, conference participants attended workshops covering the many facets of hearing loss and its implications for learning in typical classrooms. Classroom teachers and other school staff also had the opportunity to attend an all-day short course designed to get them ready to teach a student with hearing loss for the first time. [More]

October 11, 2017—We are officially in our 150th year! [More]

October 6, 2017—With October being Audiology Awareness Month, we especially enjoyed receiving the exciting news that Congress has just passed the Early Hearing Detection and Intervention Act! [More]

September 5, 2017—Founded in downtown Northampton in 1867, Clarke Schools for Hearing and Speech will begin its 150th Anniversary celebrations on September 30 at 10:00 am with a re-dedication of the commemorative stone on Gothic Street that marks the school’s original location.[More]

August 11, 2017—Registration for Clarke Mainstream Services’ 38th Annual Conference on Mainstreaming Students with Hearing Loss is now open![More]

July 11, 2017—Clarke Mainstream Services’ 38th Annual Conference on Mainstreaming Students with Hearing Loss includes a full line-up of educational workshops and takes place at the Best Western Royal Plaza Hotel in Marlborough, MA on October 19 & 20, 2017. Each day includes a blend of workshop topics covering the many facets of hearing loss and its implications for learning in typical classrooms along with topics focusing on language, listening and literacy.[More]

June 7, 2017—This spring, Clarke Schools for Hearing and Speech in Philadelphia, PA was honored to be selected as a recipient of Comcast's annual international volunteering effort—Comcast Cares Day. [More]