Open House To Be Held On October 2, 2018


The Florida School for the Deaf and the Blind (FSDB) invites the community to attend an Open House on October 2, 2018 from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm in Claude J. Kirk Auditorium on the school campus. The event is free to the public and provides guests and visitors the …  


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. …  


FSDB Ms. Alfant with a little girl

Teacher Spotlight: Tristan Alfant


Tristan Alfant is a teacher in the FSDB Early Learning Center (Montessori preschool), located in the Cary White building.  She works with blind/low vision students, who are taught separately from deaf/hard of hearing students. All students come together for lunch and during recesses for communal time. In the past you …  


Terri Samson, FSDB School-wide Teacher of the Year for the 2016-2017 school year.

Tallahassee, Fla. – Today, during a meeting of the Florida Cabinet, Governor Rick Scott recognized eight outstanding educators with the Governor’s Shine Award. The Shine Award is presented to teachers and administrators in Florida who make significant contributions to the field of education. In recognition of Celebrate Literacy Week, Florida! …  


iPhone with text message sent to 911

There’s now a new way to get help in an emergency. You can now text 911 in St. Johns County and dispatchers receive it just as they would a 911 call. The feature is not only a convenience factor for those unable to call, it’s also a lifeline for some …