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Center for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Education (CDHHE) Transition Plan

PDF Document (posted 10/1/12)

ASL Video* (posted 10/1/12):

Section 1 (Executive Summary) Section 5 (Duties 1-2) Section 9 (Governance, Transition Timeline, Budget)
Section 2 (Purpose) Section 6 (Duty 3) Section 10 (State Agency Coordination)
Section 3 (Guiding Principles) Section 7 (Duty 4) Section 11 (Stakeholder Group and Support Team)

Section 4 (Organization and Services Charts)

Section 8 (Duties 5-6)

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Overview

House Enrolled Act 1367

During the 2012 general assembly, the legislature directed OMB, in consultation with other state agencies and a diverse group of stakeholders, to develop a transition plan for the creation of a new Center for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Education.  The Center shall carry out its duties in an unbiased manner to ensure that children who are deaf and children who are hard of hearing acquire optimal language skills and academic abilities, regardless of the mode of communication used.

General Information and Updates

December 13 Budget Committee Hearing

June Public Meetings

May 14-15, 2012 Drafting Team Meeting

April 25 Stakeholder Meeting

April 25, 2012 Stakeholder Meeting Presentation

Other Info

Public Meetings

Public Meeting Information:

     ■CDHHE Public Meeting Information (Procedure and Agenda)
          PDF Document     ASL (Video)
     ■CDHHE Abridged Draft Transition Plan (Center Functions/Duties)
          PDF Document     ASL (Video)
 
Public Meeting Dates and Locations:

Monday, June 18, 2012
6:00PM-8:00PM
Adams High School
808 South Twyckenham Dr. South Bend, IN 46615
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Tuesday, June 19, 2012
6:00PM-8:00PM
Bedford North Lawrence High School
595 N. Stars Blvd. Bedford, IN  47421
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Wednesday, June 20, 2012
6:00PM-8:00PM
Indiana Government Center South Conference Center
402 W. Washington St. Indianapolis, IN  46204

Public Comment

While we encourage all to attend the upcoming public meetings (listed above), we have also created an email address for those who can not attend the public meetings to submit comments.  Please email comments to ghutsell@isdh.in.gov.