FSDB President Dr. Jeanne Glidden Prickett

Greetings from the FSDB President


Welcome back!  This summer is coming to a close and we at the Florida School for the Deaf and the Blind (FSDB) are all busy preparing to welcome new and returning students and their families for the start of the 2017-2018 school year. View ASL Translation of Greetings from the FSDB President. …  


Culinary Bowl team

Students Rock the Culinary Bowl


On April 28-30, 2017 the American School for the Deaf (ASD) hosted their 8th Annual Deaf Culinary Bowl competition. The event took place in the Naugatuck Valley Community College (NVCC) Culinary Arts kitchen, located close to the ASD campus in Hartford Connecticut. Also competing besides FSDB and ASD – The …  



Apple Polonia has flames shooting out of her Converse once again!  She has passed a SECOND industry certification exam in Adobe Illustrator on her very first attempt!  Apple earned industry certification in Adobe Photoshop Creative Cloud this past March and felt up to the challenge to prepare for Illustrator certification.  …  


FSDB Julie Stinson working with two students in D and B designs

CTE Spotlight: Julie Stinson


This month’s spotlight features an interview with FSDB Career and Technical Education (CTE) Promotional Enterprises Teacher Julie Stinson. What brought you to FSDB?  It all began with my brother, Jeff Hopfensperger, who sparked an interest in Flagler College. He attended Flagler on a basketball scholarship. We traveled from Orlando to …  


FSDB students proudly posing as a group on the SkillsUSA stage.

Congratulations to the 13 FSDB students who competed in the Skills USA State Championship in Lakeland, FL on April 27, 2017. All 13 students won a medal in their respective areas. Numerous FSDB staff and parents helped prepare the students for the competition. A special thank you to Matt Mier …