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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]

 
March 26, 2015

Clarke and Fontbonne University Will Initiate a Hybrid Model Approach to Preparing Teachers Using Distance Learning Technology in July 2015


March 26, 2015—The hybrid model will offer Fontbonne University coursework and practicum for graduate students in the Northeast region of the U.S. at any of the four Clarke Schools in Boston, New York City, Philadelphia or Northampton, Mass.

This program is a unique model for how to prepare a new generation of professionals. It stresses an interdisciplinary approach, incorporating the principles of best practice from deaf education, early childhood education, speech-language pathology and special education. Classes are small and highly interactive. Faculty are nationally recognized, experienced and committed to each graduate student’s success. Many of our faculty continue to work with children and families, sharing their expertise through technological advancements, evidence-based practices and innovative techniques.

Early Intervention in Deaf Education Graduate-Level Scholarship

All coursework is presented by instructors through face-to-face instruction or via synchronous distance technology. The 45-credit-hour curriculum will prepare graduate students with the content and experiences they need to:

In addition to the core curriculum, graduate students will also participate in over 400 hours of field experience in or near the city in which they reside through the Clarke Schools or other Northeast programs, including CREC Soundbridge in Connecticut and the Bergen County Hearing Impaired Program in New Jersey.

Read more in the brochure here.