Rochester School for the Deaf superintendent to retire

Updated: 12/19/2013 9:50 AM
Created: 12/19/2013 9:48 AM WHEC.com

Dr. Harold Mowl Junior, the superintendent and CEO of Rochester School for the Deaf, will retire in August. He informed the Board of Directors of his intentions on Monday and staff and families of students were notified on Wednesday.

In a memo Mowl stated, “My years at RSD have been superb. I am proud to say that RSD continues to be a fine school with adequate funding, modern facilities, current technology, strong curricula and support services, forward thinking faculty and staff, and of course great students.”

School Board President Dr. Michael Doughty said, “Harold has done an incredible amount of hard work to ensure that RSD continues to be an appropriate and effective school for deaf and hard of hearing children. Let’s not forget that RSD is at the center of a rather large and vibrant Deaf community here in Rochester.

The school’s Board of Directors will discuss the search for Mowl’s replacement in January.


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