Deaf High School
Health Care Center
Apartments – Boys
Apartments – Girls
First Coast Technical College (FCTC)
FSDB collaborates with First Coast Technical College (FCTC) to provide our students with a head start toward a career. Interested students work toward certifications and skill mastery within the various technical programs during the school day. Students have the opportunity to choose from programs in: Horticulture, Culinary Arts, Auto Repair, Cosmetology, and Child Care. Students are given hands on opportunities to learn and practice skills in these areas and take corresponding certifications as applicable to each program.
Our partnership with FCTC allows our students the opportunity to Do More, Be More, and Achieve More.
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Learning Opportunity Center
The FSDB Learning Opportunities Center (LOC) provides a rich array of options for FSDB Middle and High School students who choose to take advantage of online learning opportunities to further their academic and career goals. Students can take academic courses, Honors courses, Advanced Placement courses, Dual Enrollment college courses, or elective courses through the Florida Virtual School (FLVS) or St. Johns River State College (SJRC).
Marcelle Healy has been in the field of education for 22 years, serving in various positions throughout her career, including Adjunct Professor, Elementary and Secondary School Principal, Behavior Specialist, Exceptional Student Education (ESE) Coordinator, Learning Specialist, and ESE Educator. Throughout this time, she has focused her career working with deaf and hard of hearing students, as well as students with dual sensory impairments, behavioral challenges, and intellectual disabilities, ranging in age from birth to post-graduate. Ms. Healy positively looks back at the experiences she had while teaching at the South Carolina School for Deaf and Blind. She is extremely passionate about creating a learning environment that educates the whole student. Her philosophy is that all students can learn to high levels. She believes building relationships within the school community is the foundation of each student's success. Ms. Healy enjoys horseback riding and, in the past, has spent her spare time as a therapeutic horseback riding instructor.
Specialist, Principalship Preparation Program, Lamar University
Master of Education, Deaf Education, Vanderbilt University
Bachelor of Science (Dual Degree), Special Education, Westfield State University
The function of education is to teach one to think intensively and to think critically. Intelligence plus character – that is the goal of true education."
– Martin Luther King, Jr.
Specialists & Support Staff Personnel
Off Campus Coord.
Speech Lang. Pathologist
Academic Data Coordinator
Behavioral Program Specialist
DSI Services Coordinator
Speech Lang. Pathologist