Tuesday, May 13, 2008

Deaf Man takes over PSD

Larry S. Taub will lead the Pennsylvania School for the Deaf starting in July. Taub will be the PSD's 15th Head of School and the first deaf person to hold the position in 185 years. The last was Laurent Clerc in early 1820's. Taub succeeds Joseph Fischgrund and is currently Superintendent of the Maine Educational Center for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing and the Governor Baxter School for the Deaf.