Notice for Parents & Legal Guardians


FSDB President Dr. Jeanne Glidden Prickett sent a letter on September 30, 2016 to parents/legal guardians informing them that there has been a change made to the 2016-2017 School Calendar. Due to Hurricane Hermine, which resulted in the cancellation of school on Friday, September 2, 2016, the make-up day has …


Emergency Preparedness: A Top Priority


Each year, during the month of September, National Preparedness Month is observed. At FSDB, however, emergency preparedness is a year-round undertaking. The school takes the safety and security of students, staff, and visitors very seriously. With over 25,000 visitors every year, the school must balance accessibility and freedom with the …


Bilingual Bimodal Planning Workshop


The Planning and Implementing an ASL and English Bilingual Bimodal Program training session took place on August 11, 2016, in Kirk Auditorium. It was a hot day and topic: the FSDB Deaf Department transition from a total communication to an ASL-English bilingual instructional paradigm. To address this sensitive and complex …


September 30 Board Meeting Notice


On September 30, 2016, the Board of Trustees of the Florida School for the Deaf and the Blind (FSDB) will hold a Board meeting at 9:30 am on the FSDB campus in the Moore Hall Center for Learning and Development. This event is open to the public; American Sign Language interpreters …


Teacher of the Year 2016-2017


When class is in session, if you wander down the hallways of any middle school, looking in on classrooms you will find students participating in various class activities led by attentive teachers. And, you might quickly move along lest you become a distraction. But if you were to spy on …