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Celebrating Cochlear Implant Awareness Day

February 20, 2018—Clarke Schools for Hearing and Speech will recognize and celebrate Cochlear Implant Awareness Day on February 25. This global initiative celebrates technology that maximizes access to sound.[More]

Mainstream Summer Camp Opportunity for Students

February 1, 2018—During summer 2018, for the second year, the Frost Valley YMCA Summer Camp in Claryville, NY, and Clarke will provide programming for campers ages 8-15 who are deaf or hard of hearing ensuring their experience is rich and rewarding. Frost Valley is a pioneer in...[More]

39th Annual Conference on Mainstreaming Students with Hearing Loss: Call for Proposals Now Open

January 12, 2018—Clarke Mainstream Services is requesting proposals for the 39th Annual Conference on Mainstreaming Students with Hearing Loss. This year’s conference will once again include a full line-up of educational workshops and inspiring keynote speakers and will be held on...[More]

Clarke Jacksonville Awarded Grant to Improve STEM Learning

January 9, 2018—We are so pleased to share that Clarke Jacksonville has recently been selected to receive a grant from the Embraer Foundation! [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!