Editor’s Note: The 2014 Conference of Educational Administrators of Schools and Programs for the Deaf (CEASD), held its annual international meeting and conference in Indianapolis April 25 to 28. Members of New York’s 4201 Schools Association attended, receiving awards and accreditations. Thanks to Fran Bogdanoff, superintendent of Mill Neck Manor School for the Deaf, for sharing these photos.

Don Galloway, CEO, Lexington School for the Deaf in Elmhurst, left, accepts an award on behalf of Gina Carroll, Ph.D., the school’s principal and superintendent.
Janet Dickinson, Ph.D., far left, executive director, New York School for the Deaf, received a certificate of accreditation on behalf of the school. Currently there are only 23 schools nationwide that possess this special CEASD accreditation.
Harold Mowl, Ph.D., the retiring superintendent of the Rochester School for the Deaf, received an award in recognition of his 46 years as an educator. Presenting is CEASD President Ron Stern, Ph.D.
The 4201 Schools Association, well represented at the CEASD awards presentation, was joined by Alan Hurwitz, president of Gallaudet University. Standing, from left, are Don Galloway, Harold Mowl, Hurwitz, Janet Dickinson, and Tim Kelly, superintendent of St. Mary’s School for the Deaf, in Buffalo. Seated, from left, are Fran Bogdanoff, superintendent of Mill Neck Manor School for the Deaf, and Debra Arles, executive director, St. Joseph’s Schools for the Deaf in the Bronx.