Parent Advisory Group


The Learning Center for the Deaf (TLC), through its two school programs, Marie Philip School and Walden School, is committed to actively engaging family members in our community and obtaining their input in all departments of the school.  TLC’s Parent Advisory Group was established to allow parents and caregivers a forum to provide perspectives on school matters of health, education, and safety to the Superintendent, Family Liaison,  and other school leaders.


The Learning Center for the Deaf Parent Advisory Group (PAG) meets three times a year with the Superintendent, Family Liaison and other school leaders, is open to all families in the schools.  Meetings are at 6:30 PM EST on Zoom. 

We will announce 2024-2025 meeting dates in the fall of 2024. Our Family Newsletters will share reminders about our dates in advance.

2023-2024 Meeting Slides:
Meeting ID: 955 0417 5689
Passcode: 481586

To request language interpreters other than ASL and English, please email Mary Jane Huru.

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Parent/Caregiver and Student Involvement

A founding principle of the schools, which remains today, is that parents/caregivers know their children best and will be supported as equal and critical partners in the education of their children at the Marie Philip School and Walden School. Parents/caregivers  are essential members of all IEP teams. To this end, the schools include parents/caregivers and families to advise us on school matters.. In addition to planning for their children, parents/caregivers are included in important school-wide changes, projects of special interest, and other relevant areas that impact their child.

Parent/Caregiver Volunteer Application
Please fill out this form if you have an interest in volunteering on campus for any school-related event or activity. Once the form is completed, you will be contacted by HR to complete a CORI background check. Background checks are valid for two years.

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