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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 11, 2017

Clarke's 150th Kick-Off Featured in News


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

On Sunday, October 1, Clarke Schools for Hearing and Speech marked the actual day of our founding in 1867. To celebrate this milestone, we held an event at the original location of Clarke School on Gothic Street in Northampton, Massachusetts, on Saturday, September 30. The Mayor of Northampton, several alumni, leadership, staff and even the local media all came together to help us honor this day. Here is the Daily Hampshire Gazette's front page article about that special ceremony honoring Clarke's legacy.

Clarke 150th in Daily Hampshire Gazette

Clarke received additional press coverage this week in an editorial piece highlighting the history of Clarke, and the work we do teaching children who are deaf or hard of hearing to listen and talk.

To learn more about Clarke's sesquicentennial, visit our 150th Anniversary page. And feel free to share these informative articles with family and friends; help us spread the word about Clarke!