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May 27, 2011

Clarke Hires Owen J. Logue, Ed.D. as Director of Northampton School Programs

May 27, 2011—Today, Clarke Schools for Hearing and Speech announced that after undergoing a national search process, Clarke has hired Owen J. Logue, Ed.D. to serve as the Director of Northampton School Programs. Dr. Logue, a seasoned and accomplished educator, was born with a bilateral hearing loss and was raised and educated in an oral deaf environment.

Bill Corwin, Clarke’s President said, “Dr. Logue has worked in the education field for more than 30 years and brings an extremely valuable perspective and understanding to the needs of the families and children we work with. Dr. Logue’s tremendous level of energy and enthusiasm will be a great asset to our community and we are thrilled that he will be joining the Clarke family.”

"It is with tremendous enthusiasm that I accept the position as the Director of the Northampton School Programs at Clarke,” said Dr. Logue. “As an oral deaf person, I fully appreciate all the challenges and support it requires to succeed. I am grateful for all the support my family provided me throughout the years.”

“I am truly humbled and honored,” he continued, “to have been selected to join Clarke and I am excited to work with President Corwin and his staff. Together, we will continue to show the world why Clarke is regarded as the premiere resource for oral deaf education and services.”

Uniquely positioned to lead this program, Dr. Logue has had an impressive and accomplished career path. Currently the Associate Dean of Academic Services at the University of Maine College of Education and Human Development, he is a former special education director for a public school district and possesses an in-depth understanding of the trends and innovations in special education.

Dr. Logue is a highly regarded administrator in both public schools and diverse postsecondary settings and has taught at the college level for twenty years. He has served as the Director of Special Services, in Maine’s School Union #98 where he oversaw special education and Title 1 services for students throughout the district. Dr. Logue also served as the Project Director for the New England Disability and Business Technical Assistance Center, and was the Associate Dean for Academic Services at Providence College in Rhode Island.

A former cross-country and track and field coach, Dr. Logue also served as a Deaf Olympian representing the United States in Track and Field. He is a member of the Maine Running Hall of Fame.

Dr. Logue is replacing co-principals Julia Sheldon and Michael O’Connell who are retiring at the end of this school year.

Clarke is also very pleased to announce that longtime teacher Kathleen Shea, M.E.D., has been appointed as Lead Teacher of Clarke’s K-8 Program and will work closely with Dr. Logue.