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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]

 
May 9, 2016

$1.25 Mil Grant Awarded to Clarke-Fontbonne Northeast Collaborative


May 9, 2016—We’re delighted to announce that Fontbonne University has been awarded a $1.25 million grant to fund student tuition for their Master of Arts in Deaf Education, a collaborative program with Clarke Schools for Hearing and Speech.

This interdisciplinary degree for graduate students offers coursework through Fontbonne University, and 400 hours of on-site practicum in the Northeastern US, including at Clarke locations in Boston, New York, Northampton and Philadelphia; the Capital Region Education Council’s Soundbridge Program in Connecticut; and the Bergen County Hearing Impaired Program in New Jersey.

The five-year grant, funded by the Department of Education’s Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services, will be awarded to students beginning in June 2016.

To learn more about the grant go here: https://www.fontbonne.edu/news/fontbonne-awarded-1-25-million-grant-deaf-education-program/ and to learn more about the program go here: http://www.clarkeschools.org/for-professionals/masters-degree. You can also contact Dan Salvucci, Project Co-Director at dsalvucci@fontbonne.edu or 314.889.1407.