The 4201 Schools Association today announced commencement and graduation schedules for its member schools located in Erie, Monroe, Westchester, Bronx, Kings, Queens, Nassau, and Suffolk Counties. Schools are set to honor the achievement of New York’s blind, deaf, and severely physically disabled students at school celebrations taking place throughout the month of June.

“As the year comes to a close, our schools recognize all of the graduating students for their hard work, while celebrating alongside the teachers and support staff that help students achieve their academic goals,” said Dr. Bernadette Kappen, chair of the 4201 Schools Association and executive director of the New York Institute for Special Education. “We are proud of everything our students have accomplished and look forward to celebrating their moving-up ceremonies and graduations in the coming weeks.”

A full list of ceremonies taking place across New York State is included below:

New York City
New York Institute for Special Education (Bronx):
June 20: Readiness (Preschool) Commencement
June 20: Schermerhorn (8th Grade & High School) Commencement

St. Joseph’s School for the Deaf (Bronx):
June 13: Eighth Grade Graduation

St. Francis de Sales School for the Deaf (Brooklyn):
June 18: Preschool Graduation
June 20: Eighth Grade Graduation

Lexington School for the Deaf (Queens):
June 18: 5th Grade Moving Up Potluck
June 20: Middle School Graduation
June 20: High School Graduation

Lavelle School for the Blind (Bronx):
June 21: High School Graduation

Long Island
Cleary School for the Deaf (Suffolk County):
June 21: Preschool Graduation
June 24: RCK (Ruth C. Kinney) Elementary School Moving up ceremony
June 24: Middle School Graduation
June 25: CES (Connetquot) Elementary School Moving up Ceremony
June 25: High School Graduation

Henry Viscardi School (Nassau County):
June 20: High School Graduation

Mill Neck School for the Deaf (Nassau County):
June 13: High School Graduation

Lower Hudson Valley
New York School for the Deaf (Westchester):
June 28: High School Graduation

Finger Lakes
Rochester School for the Deaf (Monroe County):
June 25: High School Graduation

Western New York
St. Mary’s School for the Deaf (Erie County):
June 20: High School Graduation

The 4201 Schools Association represents 11 schools located in Erie, Monroe, Westchester, Bronx, Kings, Queens, Nassau, and Suffolk counties. The schools support nearly 1,400 students from across New York and are nationally recognized for their expertise and achievement. Learn more at www.4201schools.org, and @4201Schools on Twitter and Facebook.