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World Class Education

Last Updated: 07/14/2021

Support parent and community connections

Strategy: Support parent and community connections

Agency: 353 - Washington State Center for Childhood Deafness and Hearing Loss

A001 - Center Administration

The Center administrative activity provides support services for the agency in the areas of human resources, financial, custodial, technology, strategic planning, and administrative oversight including the agency director’s office and the board of trustees.

Account FY 2020 FY 2021 Biennium Total
FTE 11.0 11.0 11.0
001 - General Fund
State 1,421,000 1,460,000 2,881,000
489 - Pension Funding Stabilization Acct
State 41,000 41,000 82,000
FY 2020 FY 2021 Biennium Total
FTES 11.0 11.0 11.0
GFS 1,421,000.0 1,460,000.0 2,881,000.0
Other 41,000.0 41,000.0 82,000.0
Totals 1,462,000.0 1,501,000.0 2,963,000.0

001417 - Enrollment

Number of students enrolled on the Vancouver campus
Biennium Period Actual Target
2015-17 Q1 101 120
2015-17 Q2 102 120
2015-17 Q3 102 120
2015-17 Q4 102 120
2015-17 Q5 108 120
2015-17 Q6 102 120
2015-17 Q7 97 120
2015-17 Q8 92 120
2017-19 Q1 0 0
2017-19 Q2 0 0
2017-19 Q3 0 0
2017-19 Q4 0 0
2017-19 Q5 0 0
2017-19 Q6 0 0
2017-19 Q7 0 0
2017-19 Q8 0 0

001420 - Success after graduation

Percentage of students pursuing post-secondary education or are gainfully employed within 2 years of graduation
Biennium Period Actual Target
2015-17 Q1 0% 0%
2015-17 Q2 0% 0%
2015-17 Q3 0% 0%
2015-17 Q4 88% 70%
2015-17 Q5 0% 0%
2015-17 Q6 0% 0%
2015-17 Q7 0% 0%
2015-17 Q8 88% 70%
2017-19 Q1 0% 0%
2017-19 Q2 0% 0%
2017-19 Q3 0% 0%
2017-19 Q4 0% 0%
2017-19 Q5 0% 0%
2017-19 Q6 0% 0%
2017-19 Q7 0% 0%
2017-19 Q8 0% 0%

A004 - On-Campus Academic Services

WSD serves deaf and hard of hearing students from the ages of three to twenty-one. The education program offers academic courses and curriculum alligned with the Washington State Essential Academic Learning Requirements and Grade Level Expectations. Students receive focussed instruction in the aea of literacy development: reading, and writing of English and expressive and receptive American Sign Language (ASL). Instruction is provided by certificated teachers who are currently in a master's degree program. Teachers communicate directly with students using ASL In addition to their academic program, students receive services in the areas of post high school transition services, vocational assessment, work experience, audiology, speech language pathology, counseling, psychological supports, social work, occupational therapy, or physical therapy. These services are determined by each student's individual education program team. Ancillary supports for the on-campus academic program include nutrition services, student health services, interpreting services for mainstream classes, and library and media services.

Account FY 2020 FY 2021 Biennium Total
FTE 49.0 49.0 49.0
001 - General Fund
State 4,699,000 4,584,000 9,283,000
489 - Pension Funding Stabilization Acct
State 157,000 157,000 314,000
FY 2020 FY 2021 Biennium Total
FTES 49.0 49.0 49.0
GFS 4,699,000.0 4,584,000.0 9,283,000.0
Other 157,000.0 157,000.0 314,000.0
Totals 4,856,000.0 4,741,000.0 9,597,000.0

001391 - Language Usage

Percentage of students making growth in Language Usage.
Biennium Period Actual Target
2015-17 Q1 0% 0%
2015-17 Q2 0% 0%
2015-17 Q3 0% 0%
2015-17 Q4 35% 100%
2015-17 Q5 0% 0%
2015-17 Q6 0% 0%
2015-17 Q7 0% 0%
2015-17 Q8 47% 100%

001417 - Enrollment

Number of students enrolled on the Vancouver campus
Biennium Period Actual Target
2015-17 Q1 101 120
2015-17 Q2 102 120
2015-17 Q3 102 120
2015-17 Q4 102 120
2015-17 Q5 108 120
2015-17 Q6 102 120
2015-17 Q7 97 120
2015-17 Q8 92 120
2017-19 Q1 0 0
2017-19 Q2 0 0
2017-19 Q3 0 0
2017-19 Q4 0 0
2017-19 Q5 0 0
2017-19 Q6 0 0
2017-19 Q7 0 0
2017-19 Q8 0 0

A006 - On-Campus Residential Program

WSD provides a residential program to all students who do not live within commuting distance of the agency. The WSD residential program is part of an integrated approach to the learning and development of our students focusing on safety, independent living, leisure time activities, and personal care. Students develop a positive self-esteem and self-identity through multi-aged family groupings, social interactions, and low staff-to-student ratios. The program offers instruction in activities of daily living, academic assistance, a language-rich environment, celebration of cultural diversity, after school programming and involvement in the local community. In addition to providing a linguistically and culturally rich environment, the WSD residential program includes a variety of recreational sports such as football, soccer, volleyball, track, basketball, swimming, and Special Olympics. Other activities include outdoor recreation, field trips, arts and crafts, dances, and social activities for all WSD students. The residential program begins after the end of the academic day schedule and ends at the start of the academic program. WSD's competitive high school athletic program is a shared responsibility of the residential and academic programs. Sports offered include volleyball, football, and basketball. Ancillary supports for the on-campus residential program include nutrition services and student health services.

Account FY 2020 FY 2021 Biennium Total
FTE 31.0 31.0 31.0
001 - General Fund
State 2,267,000 2,293,000 4,560,000
489 - Pension Funding Stabilization Acct
State 60,000 60,000 120,000
FY 2020 FY 2021 Biennium Total
FTES 31.0 31.0 31.0
GFS 2,267,000.0 2,293,000.0 4,560,000.0
Other 60,000.0 60,000.0 120,000.0
Totals 2,327,000.0 2,353,000.0 4,680,000.0

001403 - Student Safety

Number of students who receive a serious infraction for physical aggression
Biennium Period Actual Target
2015-17 Q1 1 0
2015-17 Q2 1 0
2015-17 Q3 3 0
2015-17 Q4 2 0
2015-17 Q5 2 0
2015-17 Q6 4 0
2015-17 Q7 3 0
2015-17 Q8 3 0

A007 - Statewide Services

The Center for Childhood Deafness & Hearing Loss (CDHL) has a collaborative multi-agency approach for serving the needs of deaf and hard of hearing students in Washington and supports all communication modalities. The Statewide Outreach Team provides evaluations, consultations/technical assistance, training and professional development, D/HH program reviews, transition support, and resources to school districts and private schools to support children who are deaf and hard of hearing, their families, and the staff members who serve them. These services are based on requests, referrals and training options. CDHL’s Early Childhood Program provides support and education to families of deaf and hard of hearing from birth to age five, and consultations and trainings to early childhood service providers and preschool programs. CDHL also offers the Post High School Program, housed at the Washington School for the Deaf (WSD), to provide support in the areas of job security, vocational training, independent living skills, and college.

Account FY 2020 FY 2021 Biennium Total
FTE 10.0 10.0 10.0
001 - General Fund
State 2,000 1,000 3,000
FY 2020 FY 2021 Biennium Total
FTES 10.0 10.0 10.0
GFS 2,000.0 1,000.0 3,000.0
Other
Totals 2,000.0 1,000.0 3,000.0

002003 - Collaborative Goverance Public & Private

Establish statewide agreements with local school districts and other agencies to provide direct service or support for children who are deaf, deaf-blind, or hard of hearing.
Biennium Period Actual Target
2015-17 Q1 0 5
2015-17 Q2 0 20
2015-17 Q3 0 20
2015-17 Q4 0 20
2015-17 Q5 59 5
2015-17 Q6 52 20
2015-17 Q7 30 20
2015-17 Q8 52 20

A003 - Maintenance

The maintenance department keeps vehicles in good condition, provides drivers when needed, oversees the facility rental agreements, repairs equipment, cares for the buildings and grounds, and provides security for the facility. Additionally, the department works with contractors on capital projects to ensure contract compliance and completion.

Account FY 2020 FY 2021 Biennium Total
FTE 10.0 10.0 10.0
001 - General Fund
State 794,000 761,000 1,555,000
489 - Pension Funding Stabilization Acct
State 18,000 18,000 36,000
FY 2020 FY 2021 Biennium Total
FTES 10.0 10.0 10.0
GFS 794,000.0 761,000.0 1,555,000.0
Other 18,000.0 18,000.0 36,000.0
Totals 812,000.0 779,000.0 1,591,000.0
Expected Results

Maintain the facilities, grounds and equipment to promote a safe and healthy learning environment.

A002 - Education Support Services

Washington School for the Deaf (WSD) provides resources to deaf and hard of hearing students. Students at WSD are given the opportunity to compete in varsity and junior varsity sports on a regular basis. Students benefit from the addition of resources in the form of new materials for the library, which has an inventory of 10,000 books, and the textbook fund which enables the academic program to replace materials in a timely manner. Quality meals enhance the students’ ability to be attentive and learn. The open house meetings allow staff to share their knowledge of students and learn new skills as a team.

Account FY 2020 FY 2021 Biennium Total
FTE 11.0 11.0 11.0
001 - General Fund
State 3,179,000 3,468,000 6,647,000
489 - Pension Funding Stabilization Acct
State 26,000 26,000 52,000
FY 2020 FY 2021 Biennium Total
FTES 11.0 11.0 11.0
GFS 3,179,000.0 3,468,000.0 6,647,000.0
Other 26,000.0 26,000.0 52,000.0
Totals 3,205,000.0 3,494,000.0 6,699,000.0
Expected Results

WSD provides day and/or residential students with a variety of resources including: transportation to and from school for local students; quality nutrition services for students; athletics in the form of varsity and junior varsity sports through the Washington Interscholastic Activity Association; open house meetings for teaching and residential staff; and funds for the library. These activities provide students with the optimal resources to ensure access to a quality education and extracurricular activities in the form of competition and interaction with non-disabled peers.

A005 - Outreach Services

The school provides evaluations, consultations, training, technical information, and clinical resources to deaf and hard-of-hearing students in public schools, their families, and the staff members who serve them. The Outreach Division works with districts based on referrals, requests, and training options. The school also provides support and training to families of deaf and hard-of-hearing infants and toddlers (ages one to three years).

Account FY 2020 FY 2021 Biennium Total
FTE 16.0 16.0 16.0
001 - General Fund
State 1,964,000 1,987,000 3,951,000
19H - Deaf/Hard of Hearing Youth Acct
Non-Appropriated 198,000 198,000 396,000
489 - Pension Funding Stabilization Acct
State 62,000 62,000 124,000
FY 2020 FY 2021 Biennium Total
FTES 16.0 16.0 16.0
GFS 1,964,000.0 1,987,000.0 3,951,000.0
Other 260,000.0 260,000.0 520,000.0
Totals 2,224,000.0 2,247,000.0 4,471,000.0

002000 - Work Experience Training Placements

The number of students in on/off-campus work training sites to provide experience in a career interest as well as to prepare students for post graduation work opportunities.
Biennium Period Actual Target
2015-17 Q1 0 10
2015-17 Q2 10 10
2015-17 Q3 29 10
2015-17 Q4 10 24
2015-17 Q5 10 10
2015-17 Q6 19 10
2015-17 Q7 17 10
2015-17 Q8 20 10
2017-19 Q1 8 10
2017-19 Q2 0 0
2017-19 Q3 0 0
2017-19 Q4 0 0
2017-19 Q5 0 0
2017-19 Q6 0 0
2017-19 Q7 0 0
2017-19 Q8 0 0