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Advisory Council for the Minnesota School for the Deaf

Also known as:
School for the Deaf Advisory Council
Active dates:1976-1985

Advise the Minnesota Department of Education concerning management of the Minnesota School for the Deaf.


Separate councils for the academies for the deaf and blind were created in 1976. The membership was increased from 7 to 8 in 1978, and representatives of the schools were added as members. In 1983 both groups were renamed task forces and their existence made permissive. In 1985 the groups were combined and changed back to an advisory council that would not expire.

Related to:
Minnesota State Academy for the Deaf Advisory Council
Advisory to:
Education Board

As of 1982, 8 members. Members are appointed by the Board of Education, representing various geographic regions of the state and include parents or guardians of hearing impaired children, 2 representatives of groups representing hearing impaired individuals, and a staff person from the school for the deaf.

Entries for this agency in the Annual Compilation and Statistical Report of Multi-Member Agencies Report: 1984, 1983, 1982, 1981, 1980, 1979, 1978.

Note: This report provides membership details as well as meeting information and a summary of the group's activities.

News clippings and documents. Agencies Notebook Collection, 1980.
Record last updated: 10/30/2019

All information on this group from the Library’s collection of agency notebooks has been digitized. These materials are incorporated into the “documents/articles” section of the record. Please contact a librarian with any questions. The Minnesota Agencies database is a work in progress.

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