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Graduation Date Changed

Due to the snow days, we had this past winter, our Graduation date has changed. Graduation will be held on Friday, June 16, 2017, in the Loeb Auditorium at Germantown Friends School located at 31 W. Coulter Street, Philadelphia, PA 19144, directly across the street from the Pennsylvania School for the Deaf.
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New Board Members

The PSD Board of Trustees is pleased to announce that Mr. Edward H. Bosso, Jr. and Dr. Benjamin J. Soukup joined the Board in March 2017.

Mr. Bosso is the Superintendent and Executive Director of Educational Programs at the Perkins School for the Blind in Watertown, MA. He previously served as the Vice President and Dean of the Laurent Clerc National Deaf Education Center at Gallaudet University in Washington, DC. Dr. Soukup founded and served as the Chief Executive Officer, President, and Chair of the Communication Service for the Deaf in Sioux Falls, SD. He also previously served as a member and Chair of the Board of Trustees of Gallaudet University from 2001 to 2014.

Elizabeth Smith, the Chair of the Board, stated, “We are overjoyed that Ed and Ben are joining the Board. Their long-standing service to the deaf community and expertise in education matters will bring great benefits to PSD and its students. We look forward to working alongside them for many years to come.”

On behalf of the entire PSD community, the Board extends a warm welcome to Mr. Bosso and Dr. Soukup.


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School Departments

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Pre-k - 5

Young children, reach their full academic potential with early supports and experiences

Middle School

Grades 6 - 8

Transition & adjustments working with a variety of teachers helps increase work habits

High School

Grades 9 - 12

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