Dining To Give At Columbia Restaurant


Support students at the Florida School for the Deaf and the Blind (FSDB) while enjoying a delicious meal at one of the seven Columbia Restaurant locations in Florida, including downtown St. Augustine. As part of their 19th Annual Community Harvest Program, during the entire month of September 2016, Columbia Restaurant …



On August 26, 2016, the Board of Trustees of the Florida School for the Deaf and the Blind (FSDB) will hold a Board workshop at 9:00 am in the Wilson Music Building on the FSDB campus. Following the workshop there will be a regular Board meeting at 1:00 pm in the …



The Florida School for the Deaf and the Blind (FSDB) is receiving $9 million for campus improvements as part of the state’s decision to borrow $285 million for school construction and maintenance over the next several years. In a decision made earlier this month, Governor Rick Scott and the Florida Cabinet …


Summer Institute: Grammar Instruction


FSDB Deaf Department teachers and administrators arrived in force on June 2-3, 2016 for the Summer Institute workshop, “Grammar Instruction for Deaf & Hard of Hearing (DHH) Students,” presented by Kristin DiPerri and Todd Czubeck. In her opening address, DiPerri referred to traditional grammar lessons as “watching paint dry.” Never …


Summer Institute: 7 Habits


On June 1, 2016, FSDB teachers and administrators took part in a Summer Institute workshop on the 7 Habits, which began with an engaging icebreaker called “7 Habits Mingle.” Participants from the Blind and Deaf Departments attempted to get five in a row by interviewing others to see if they …