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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Edith Dosha smiles as she speaks to two investors.
May 19

International educators at Perkins raise funds from charity 'investors' for initiatives to help children in developing countries.

Anna sits in a wheelchair and embraces a classmate at Mali dom in Zagreb, Croatia.
March 30

Perkins International's long-time partner in the Balkans emerges as a leader in multiple-disability education.

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.