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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]

August 29, 2016

Clarke's Sherri Fickenscher, M.S., LSLS Cert. AVEd appointed to the AG Bell Academy Board of Directors

August 29, 2016—Clarke is thrilled to announce that Sherri Fickenscher, M.S., LSLS Cert. AVEd, has been appointed to the AG Bell Academy Board of Directors for the 2016-2018 term.

Sherri is the Education Support Specialist at Clarke Philadelphia where she works to develop, coach and mentor staff to meet the rigorous demands of the Listening and Spoken Language Specialist (LSLS) certification. Sherri is also a member of the early intervention team and works with children from birth to age three and their families. Sherri is a contributing author of 101 Frequently Asked Questions About Auditory-Verbal Practice and co-author of the resource Auditory Verbal Strategies to Build Listening and Spoken Language Skills. Congratulations Sherri!

Sherri Fickenshcher