Western Pennsylvania School for the Deaf

About Western Pennsylvania School for the Deaf

The Western Pennsylvania School for the Deaf (WPSD), a non-profit, tuition-free school, provides academic and extracurricular programs to deaf and hard of hearing children from birth through twelfth grade. Founded in 1869, WPSD continues its tradition of excellence through services to children from 54 counties across Pennsylvania.

WPSD’s barrier-free, all-inclusive communication environment meets the needs of the individual student. American Sign Language, Sign Supported English and Spoken English are all incorporated to promote the academic, social, emotional and physical development of our students.


Teacher’s Assistant

March 2019 Edinboro, PA
“I very much enjoy the opportunity to work and learn in the environment at the WPSD Children’s Center! Every staff member that I have come in contact with us incredibly skilled and knowledgeable, I thoroughly enjoy working with the student population, and each day is a chance to grow and learn more. ”
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