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Superintendent Search Webpage

The Texas School for the Deaf partnered with an Austin-based firm, JG Consulting, to support the search for the school’s next Superintendent. Visit our Superintendent Search webpage to follow the process and get involved.
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MAKING NEW FRIENDS HOLIDAY PARTY BRINGS CENTRAL TEXAS DEAF CHILDREN TOGETHER

Austin, Texas – December 8, 2022 Thanks to the use of video technology, each week from the Texas School for the Deaf (TSD), 51 classrooms across Texas are connected with American Sign Language (ASL) storytellers from TSD’s Statewide Outreach Center’s distance learning studio, who make reading come alive for students who are deaf and hard or hearing.
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SIGNING SANTA CLAUS IS IN TOWN

December 7, 2022  Santa arrives at Barton Creek Square mall today ready to check wish lists from area children who are deaf or hard of hearing, starting at 3:30 p.m., until 8:00 p.m. Santa Claus knows all languages, including sign language. Signing Santa is a tradition that began in 2004 by the North Austin Optimist Club.
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GoodNews: Texas School for the Deaf Ranger to Ranger - November 30, 2022

On this issue (Volume 7, Issue 3): TSD Homecoming • TSD Students Celebrate First Responders • Trunk or Treat • YES! TSD's Performing Arts Program is BACK! • TSD Thanksgiving • High School Forensic Class Visit Travis County Courthouse • Austin Mayoral Candidate and CODA visits 2nd Graders
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Lone Star: Summer-Fall 2022 Edition

The Lone Star, Journal of the Texas School for the Deaf • On this issue: Graduation Ceremony 2022 • Class of 2022 • Deaf Authors Book Festival • Sam Street shines at the Special Olympics • Warren “Wawa” Snipe • Superheroes Celebrate Superpowers • TSD Summer Camps & Programs • Troy Kotsur visits TSD • Interview with Dr. Shawn P. Saladin • Family Weekend Retreat • Statewide Conference on Deaf Education • TSD Homecoming.
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Thanksgiving Message from the Superintendent

Dear TSD Parents, Caregivers and Staff, I want to begin this letter by thanking our amazing staff, families and students for a very successful fall semester.  Together we have worked hard on our goals in academics social-emotional learning and safety. As we strive to keep our community healthy, we continue to monitor important information from Austin Public Health (APH) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).  Currently, COVID-19 community spread is low; however, APH is reporting a high influenza (flu) rate in the Austin-Travis County area, and Austin-area hospitals are reporting increasing cases of respiratory syncytial virus (RSV), a common respiratory illness that can cause severe breathing problems for children...

Mission Statement

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Texas School for the Deaf ensures
students learn, grow and belong
in a language-rich environment
that maximizes each individual’s potential
to become successful life-long learners
while supporting students, families, and professionals
through statewide outreach services.
 

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