October Board Of Trustees Meeting


The Board of Trustees of the Florida School for the Deaf and the Blind (FSDB) will hold  a public meeting at 9:00 am on Friday, October 31, 2014 on the FSDB campus in the Moore Hall Center for Learning and Development. This event is open to the public; American Sign Language …


Board To Interview Endowment Fund Firms


The Board of Trustees of the Florida School for the Deaf and the Blind approved the selection of responding investment firms for the Endowment Investment Services’ request for proposal. Terri Wiseman, administrator of business services, reported that 15 candidates submitted proposals for investment services for the Board of Trustees’ Endowment …


Student Online Registration Now Open


There are two options for parents to register their enrolled child/children for the 2014-2015 school year. Parents can log onto the Skyward Family Access portal to register, or mail in their hard copy (paper) registration packet. Online registration enables parents to update all student and family information, as well as sign off on all required permission forms.



James Della Pena, language arts and speech teacher in the Blind Middle School was named FSDB Teacher of the Year (TOY) and Connie Oberman, an administrative assistant in the Deaf Elementary School was named School-Related Employee of the Year (SREY) for the 2014-2015 academic year. The recognition ceremony took place early this year in Kirk Auditorium…


2014 Commencement Ceremony Held


The 100th Commencement Ceremony for the Classes of 2014 was held on May 30 at the Claude R. Kirk, Jr. Auditorium on FSDB campus, just after the Senior Awards Ceremony. FSDB President Dr. Jeanne Glidden Prickett gave a warm welcome to the two graduating classes and their families, congratulating them on their achievements.