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Former Clarke Employee Wins ASHA Editor's Award

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]

Honoring Trustees for their Service and Welcoming a New Addition to the Board

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...[More]

Clarke Staff and Alumni Collaborate on Educational eBook

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...[More]

The 38th Annual Conference on Mainstreaming Students with Hearing Loss Draws Hundreds of Professionals, Parents and Teens

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...[More]

 
October 31, 2014

Clarke's Annual Mainstream Conference was a Great Success!


October 31, 2014—Last week, over 275 professionals and parents traveled from as far away as Bermuda, Ontario, South Dakota, Mississippi, Arkansas, Texas, Florida and twenty-one other states to Massachusetts to participate in "Tuning In and Tapping Potential." Check out the Conference Photo Gallery and read more!

Mainstream Conference Photo Gallery

Making Connections Photo Gallery

Thanks to all the parents, teachers of the deaf, classroom teachers, speech and language pathologists, audiologists, special education teachers and all other professionals who came to our conference to learn how to help their students succeed in the mainstream and thrive among their hearing peers! You are the true heroes and we want to thank you for your perseverance, dedication and commitment to the kids you work with every day! We can make a difference together!

Read what participants had to say:

"This was my first year to attend. I have been in the field of deaf education for many years and this is by far one of the BEST conferences I have ever attended. Great Job!" - Teacher of the Deaf (AR)

"This conference is the highlight of my yearly professional development. There is always a diverse group of speakers and the conference itself is exceptionally well organized." - Speech/Language Pathologist (NJ)

Special thanks also to all the wonderful Presenters, Sponsors and Exhibitors who helped make this year's conference such a success!!

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Save the Date for the 36th Annual Mainstream Conference!

October 22 & 23, 2015
NEW Location: Best Western Royal Plaza Hotel & Trade
Center/Marlborough, MA
DIFFERENT Days: Thursday & Friday
Same High Quality Workshops!