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ASD Alumni Spotlight: Peter Bailey

September 19, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm |

Join ASD alumnus Peter Bailey, Executive Director, Pennsylvania School for the Deaf, Philadelphia, for a discussion of how he navigated life after graduation from the American School for the Deaf. This free program is offered  in conjunction with our exhibit Language, Culture, Communities: 200 Years of Impact by the American School for the Deaf,  and will be American Sign Language interpreted and close captioned.

The lecture is free, but please RSVP to let us know you will attend at (860) 236-5621 x238 or [email protected]

Support for American Sign Language interpreter services for exhibition-related programming is provided by Ensworth Charitable Foundation, Bank of America, N.A., Trustee.

More about Peter Bailey:

Bailey began his tenure as the Executive Director of the Pennsylvania School for the Deaf on July 1, 2016. Previously, he served as Associate Executive Director and Chief Operations Officer for The Learning Center for the Deaf in Framingham, MA. He was Director of Student Life at the school for three years prior to becoming Associate Executive Director and COO. Bailey’s prior experience includes being State Director and Director of Camp Lakodia for Communication Service for the Deaf in Sioux Falls, SD. He worked for the same organization in Austin, TX, as Community Interpreting Manager and Division/State Director. Also in Austin he was Supervisor of Residential Services for the Texas School for the Deaf. Bailey also served as Assistant Dean of Students for the American School for the Deaf in West Hartford, CT. Bailey is a graduate of Springfield College, Springfield, MA, and earned degrees of Master of Science in Organizational Management and Leadership and Bachelor of Science in Human Services.

More about the Pennsylvania School for the Deaf:

The Pennsylvania School for the Deaf was founded in 1820 by Philadelphia merchant David Seixas and is the third oldest school of its kind in the United States. The school educates students to succeed by recognizing and developing individual strengths, building confidence, collaborating with families and communities in a nurturing, dynamic, and language-rich environment steeped in cultural awareness of Deaf, Hearing, and worldwide diversity. For more information see www.psd.org.

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Please note the museum & research center will be closed for Thanksgiving (11/22)