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“I found a new love of learning when I became a STEM teacher.”

— Trulla Pullen, 2024 STEM Teacher Award Recipient
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🌟 It's National Speech-Language-Hearing Month! 🌟

Let's celebrate the amazing work of SLPs, SLPAs, facilitators, audiologists, audiometrists, and other GHAEA staff who help us communicate, connect, and thrive. Their impact is truly transformative for students all across our area!

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Way to go, Jordan! 💚💙🧡Jordan Jacobsen is part of the track team at Kirn Middle School, Green Hills AEA! Becky Marth, Jordan's teacher of the visually impaired, set up a meeting with the track coach when Jordan told her he was interested in track. Jordan read about the track event shot put and Jordan and Becky explored it together. Jordan held it to feel the weight and familiarize himself with it. Orientation and Mobility Specialist Kaylyn Wright provided the coach with a guide rope and a sound source so he knew where to throw. It was a portable sound source device from American Printing House for the Blind. Way to go, Jordan! Image: Jordan stands in front of a red and blue brick wall with a blue jersey on that says Kirn Track & Field. ... See MoreSee Less

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What we’re proud of

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Public school districts served

93%

Graduation rate

68%

Students taking PSEO, IB, or AP Courses

39,331

Students served

She's more than just a speech therapist, she has given our child a voice.