An appointed Board of Trustees governs the Rhode Island School for the Deaf The Board is comprised of both deaf and hearing professionals from the community. The Board is responsible for governing the School. The powers and duties of the Board provide authority to:
After reviewing applications and interviewing candidates, the Commissioner of Education recommends future trustees to the 17-member Council on Elementary & Secondary Education for appointment to the School’s Board of Trustees. This Council oversees all public education in Rhode Island.
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