December 23. 2014
SCRANTON — The Scranton School for Deaf & Hard of Hearing Children will start the New Year with a new principal, officials announced Dec. 19
Donald E. Rhoten, Chief Executive Officer of the Western Pennsylvania School for the Deaf, and Jon Konzelman, Director of The Scranton School for Deaf & Hard of Hearing Children announced fffective on Feb. 2, 2015, Cyndy Ward will become the principal of the school.
Ward most recently served the Virginia School for the Deaf as the Director of Clinical and Educational Support Services. She has over 30 years of experience in deaf education including experience at the Florida School for the Deaf and Blind, South Carolina School for the Deaf and Blind, and the Vermont Center for Deaf and Hard of Hearing/Austine School for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing.
Ward is a member of the National Association of School Psychologists and recently had the opportunity to present to the Virginia House of Representatives Education Sub-Committee regarding the Least Restrictive Environment for educational placement of deaf and hard of hearing children.
She will reside in South Abington Township with her son.