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January 20 Board Meeting Notice


On January 20, 2017, the Board of Trustees of the Florida School for the Deaf and the Blind (FSDB) will hold an Endowment Investment Committee Meeting at 8:00 am in Moore Hall Room 215 on the FSDB campus. Following the Board committee meeting there will be a regular Board meeting at 9:00 am …  


Holiday Message from Dr. Prickett

Holiday Message From Dr. Prickett


Image description: Red-colored background with yellow snowflakes of various sizes, with the FSDB logo in the lower right corner. Photos of individual students each holding up the letters for “Happy Holidays” and white text saying, “Students join me in wishing you a beautiful holiday season filled with the warmth of friends …  


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FSDB TOY & SREOY 2017-2018 Honorees


April Wallace, fifth grade teacher in the Blind Elementary School was named FSDB Teacher of the Year and Frank Smith, mechanic with the Transportation Department was named School-Related Employee of the Year for the 2017-2018 academic year. Also honored were seven FSDB Teacher of the Year finalists. The recognition ceremony took …  


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River City Live Features ELL Department


Rance Adams of Jacksonville WJXT’s Lifestyle and Entertainment Show, River City Live, visited the FSDB campus on Wednesday, December 7 to learn more about the school. This is the second of two video segments produced and features students and teachers from the FSDB English Language Learners (ELL) Department. The first video …  


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New Policy Offers Clarification at FSDB


There is no one size fits all among deaf students at the Florida School for the Deaf and Blind, which is the main reason the deaf department will include multiple modes of communication in its new instruction policy. According to President Jeanne Prickett, there are no references to the bilingual-bicultural …