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Executive Director's Report September 2019

Nationwide, the shortage of special education personnel, especially Teachers of the Deaf (TOD), presents the greatest challenge ever. It is...

Executive Director's Report, August 2019

As you are aware, we received $250,000 from the State to create a new regional program in the Brewer region.

New School Sign at Entrance to Mackworth Island

A new Governor Baxter School for the Deaf sign has been erected at the entryway to Mackworth Island.

Executive Director's Report June 2019

On June 7, 2019, the Appropriations committee approved $1,180,000 for the next two years.

Executive Director's Report May 2019

On April 10th Maine’s Kindergarten Readiness legislation received full support from the Education Committee! We had a lot of support from...

GBSD Director Invited to China

Karen Hopkins, Director of Statewide Education and Family Services, has been invited to accompany renowned researcher Christine Yoshinaga-Itano on...

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