Western Pennsylvania School for the Deaf
The Western Pennsylvania School for the Deaf (WPSD) is a school for deaf and hard of hearing children in Edgewood, Pennsylvania. It was established in 1869. The school is listed as a Pittsburgh History and Landmarks Foundation Historic Landmark. The administrative building was built in 1903 by architects Alden & Harlow.
|Western Pennsylvania School for the Deaf|
300 East Swissvale Avenue
|Type||Public Mainstream Charter, Deaf|
|Administrator||Thomas Stanton, Ed.D., Chief Academic Officer|
|Principal||Gregory Mendenhall, M.A., M.Ed.|
|CEO||Steven E. Farmer, M.S., Ed.D.|
|Language||American Sign Language (ASL), English|
|Color(s)||Navy Blue and Yellow|
|Athletics||Volleyball, Soccer, Basketball, Softball|
- Alumni Association of Western Pennsylvania School for the Deaf
- Historic Landmark Plaques 1968-2009 (PDF). Pittsburgh, PA: Pittsburgh History & Landmarks Foundation. 2010. Retrieved 2010-07-02.
- "Welcome to WPSD: History". Retrieved 2011-03-25.
Founded in 1869
- Gannon, Jack. 1981. Deaf Heritage–A Narrative History of Deaf America, Silver Spring, MD: National Association of the Deaf, pp. 39-40 (PDF)(PDF)
- Historic Landmark Plaques 1968-2009 (PDF). Pittsburgh, PA: Pittsburgh History & Landmarks Foundation. 2010. p. 18. Retrieved 2011-07-02.
- "Western Pennsylvania School for the Deaf Alumni Association". Retrieved 2011-05-14.