The  4201 Schools Association today announced commencement and graduation schedules for its member schools. Schools are set to honor the achievement of New York’s blind, deaf, and severely physically disabled students at celebrations throughout the month.

“All of our students, their families, and our teachers and support staff have been working hard to achieve their goals for this school year. As June comes to a close, we take the time to acknowledge and celebrate the achievements of students at all grade levels,” said Dr. Bernadette Kappen, chair of the  4201  Schools Association and executive director of the New York Institute for Special Education. “The academic achievement, socialization, and well-being of our students is the top priority of our schools, and we look forward to recognizing the accomplishments of our children on their special day.”

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 22: High School and Eighth Grade Graduation
June 23: Preschool Graduation

St. Joseph’s School for the Deaf (Bronx):
June 22: Eighth Grade Graduation

St. Francis School for the Deaf (Brooklyn):
June 16: Eighth Grade Graduation
June 17: Pre-School Graduation

Lexington School for the Deaf (Queens):
June 22: Kindergarten Moving-up Ceremony at 10 a.m.
June 22: High School Graduation at 7 p.m.
June 23: Eighth Grade Graduation
June 24: Fifth Grade Moving-up Ceremony

Lavelle School for the Blind (Bronx):
June 24: High School Graduation

Long Island
Cleary School for the Deaf (Suffolk County):
June 21: Middle School Graduation
June 22: Preschool Graduation
June 23: Cleary School/East Islip High School Graduation

Henry Viscardi School (Nassau County):
June 10: Kindergarten Moving-Up Ceremony
June 17: High School Graduation and 55th Commencement Ceremony
June 22: 8th Grade Graduation

Lower Hudson Valley
New York School for the Deaf (Westchester):
June 24: High School Graduation

Finger Lakes
Rochester School for the Deaf (Monroe County):
June 24: High School Graduation

Western New York
St. Mary’s School for the Deaf (Erie County):
June 23: High School Graduation

The 4201 Schools Association represents 10 schools located in Erie, Monroe, Westchester, Bronx, Kings, Queens, Nassau, and Suffolk counties. The schools support nearly 1,500 students from across New York and are nationally recognized for their expertise and achievement. Follow us on Twitter: @4201Schools and on Facebook @4201SchoolsAssociation.