Educational Leadership Program

ELP History
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For nearly a century, Perkins has helped international educators transform blindness education in their home countries.

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Class of 2017
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Meet the diverse group of professionals currently studying on the campus of Perkins School for the Blind.

Meet the Class of 2017

Our Alumni
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ELP graduates achieve amazing things. Browse our alumni profiles to learn more about grads in your region.

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Burcu Gul embraces a female student in Ankara, Turkey.
February 22

Inspired by her Perkins training, Burcu Gül wants to open Turkey’s first preschool for children with multiple disabilities.

Mariam Shenoda of Egypt and a Perkins student.
January 25

Mariam Shenoda plans to use her experience in the Educational Leadership Program to help Egyptian children with deafblindness.

A portrait of Francis Odongo.
December 22

Francis Odongo is attending Perkins’ Educational Leadership Program to discover new ways to help his students in Uganda.