Tutoring is provided weekly during the school year and, as needed, during the summer months. All Deaf, Hard of Hearing, and CODA students may participate. Please contact Nannette to sign your student up.
Nannette Friend is a Youth and Family Support Specialist working with middle school students and families. Nannette plans, organizes, and executes a variety of events, programs, and activities. She builds strong relationships with families and students through mentoring, tutoring, promoting life skills and encouraging self-reliance. Nannette is a graduate of St. Petersburg College where she received her A.A. and B.A.S. degrees. She gained her experience in the Deaf community from Pinellas Public Library Cooperative’s Deaf Literacy Center. You can contact her via email: email@example.com
The Girls Squad meets monthly throughout the school year focusing on hot topics for teen girls. These topics may include self defense, self care, healthy eating and lifestyle, mental health, among many other subjects.
The Middle School Robotics Club builds and programs robots, and competes against other teams, both locally and regionally. This club is open to all Middle School students (6th-8th grade) and runs from October through April. Additional robotics programs occur during the summer months to keep our technical skills sharp.
FCD coaches a group of talented math students to participate in the
National Middle School Math Competition at the National Technical Institute for the Deaf. Tryouts are held in November and practices begin once the team is announced. The team consists of four Middle School students who, after testing, earn the highest scores.
(Middle and High School ) A club that emphasizes socialization, community service and the development of independent living, decision making, problem solving and leadership skills. Activities for this student-led group occur both during the school year and over the summer.
We are thrilled to kick off our Summer Programming!
Please take a look at this welcome video from our own Anthony Verdeja, Executive Director, Family Center on Deafness