Fanwood Life Magazine Fanwood Life Magazine - Fall 2018 | Page 2
The mission of New York School for the Deaf (NYSD) is to maximize
the whole person potential of each student through comprehensive,
rigorous educational programs and services within a communication and
language-rich environment. NYSD is also committed to serve as an
exemplary resource in the education of deaf and hard of hearing students.
As a community to achieve its goals, NYSD collaborates with families,
school districts, agencies, the deaf community, the educational research
community, philanthropic sources and other key stakeholders.
NYSD's students will become confident, contributing, well-rounded,
and successful individuals in an ever-changing world.
Founded in 1817, New York School for the Deaf,
the oldest school for the deaf in New York State and the
second oldest in the United States, is a private 501(c)3
organization, operated in cooperation with the
New York State Education Department.