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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]

 
November 13, 2017

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 and Mabel Bell Legacy Foundation joined the Board in 2008; and Sharon a Seattle-based strategic communications executive joined in 2014. "Clarke is incredibly grateful for their leadership, broad-reaching event support and high caliber fundraising efforts," said Doug Scott, Interim CEO for Clarke Schools. "Kevin, Sara and Sharon all demonstrated the passion and professionalism we hope to find in Clarke supporters and advocates at the highest level."

Michael Straubel

Joining Clarke's Board of Trustees this fall is Michael Straubel, Director, SEI Wealth Platform at SEI. Michael has chaired Clarke's Leadership Council in Philadelphia since 2015, leading a dedicated group of Clarke supporters in advocacy and fundraising efforts. "As the parent of a current Clarke student and professional with a background in nonprofit advisement, Michael is a tremendous addition to the Board of Trustees," said Jason Friedland, the Trustee who nominated Michael for the role.

Clarke Trustees are a diverse group of advocates, educators, researchers and executives committed to furthering Clarke's mission. Contact us if you are interested in learning more about becoming a Trustee!