State Education Commissioner John King, a Brooklyn native, was pleased to meet two students from his old neighborhood; Seth and Omar from St. Francis DeSales School for the Deaf visited Albany on Monday, March 4, 2013 as part of 4201 Schools Association’s Lobby Day.
Please check back here soon for additional photos from our 2013 Lobby Day.
Empire BlueCross BlueShield Foundation Impacting Blind and Visually Impaired Teens Nationwide
The New York Institute for Special Education recently announced that the institute will be participating in the National Fitness Challenge made possible through a $150,000 grant from The United States Association of Blind Athletes (USABA) and Empire BlueCross BlueShield Foundation.
WE ARE PART OF THE SOLUTION
The 4201 Schools Association is comprised of 11 state-supported schools educating New York’s children with low-incidence disabilities. The mission of the 4201 Schools Association is to enhance the futures of New York State’s children who are deaf, blind and severely physically disabled and to advocate to ensure the continuation of the option of specialized services provided by its member schools. With its collective expertise, the 4201 Schools Association is the primary advocate and resource for quality education for children who are deaf, blind and physically disabled in New York State.
Students at 4201 schools receive a rigorous, high quality and inclusive education. Educators at 4201 schools are experts in their fields who encourage creativity, enthusiasm and hard-work. 4201 schools are not merely an educational option for children with low-incidence disabilities, they are often the most constructive and appropriate learning setting, enabling students to discover, communicate and interact in the least restrictive environment.