ELP Spotlight

A group of people looking at the Perkins globe.
September 24, 2018
13 educators from around the world arrive to campus, ready to transform — and be transformed.
Xiaguang Peng, holding flowers and the award, poses with Lisa Jacobs and Michael Delaney.
January 29, 2018
Xiaguang Peng, who helped expand multiple disability education in China, receives Howe-Fisher Founders Award.
Members of the ELP Class of 2018 don blindfolds during an orientation and mobility exercise.
September 28, 2017
One is a musician, another commutes by boat – all share a passion for educating children with multiple disabilities.
Asma Shilpi watches a child play with a drum on the campus of Perkins School for the Blind.
November 17, 2016
Asma Shilpi wants to use her Perkins training to support families in Bangladesh with children who are multiply disabled.
Genevieve Yin poses in a colorful outfit from her home country of Ghana
December 23, 2015
Genevieve Yin from Ghana is eager to learn more about early intervention at Perkins’ Educational Leadership Program.
Christine Rodriguez stands in front of a display showing photos and artwork from the Philippines
December 9, 2015
Christine Rodriguez from the Philippines achieved a long-held dream by returning to Perkins for the Educational Leadership Program.
Cornelia Bodorin holds a plate of desserts while standing in front of a large display that shows scenes from her home country of Moldova.
November 30, 2015
While attending Perkins’ Educational Leadership Program, Cornelia Bodorin is planning ambitious educational reforms for her country.
Keshari Thapa Rana smiling
November 10, 2015
Keshari Thapa Rana can’t wait to bring knowledge from Perkins’ Educational Leadership Program back to her students in Nepal.
Andrea Richards smiling
October 28, 2015
Andrea Richards from Antigua brings personal passion for teaching children with blindness to Perkins’ Educational Leadership Program.
Mai Ahmed Ameen Elkoduse kneels on stage next to her 13-year-old student, who wears a medal around her neck.
October 16, 2015
Working with children with disabilities brings joy to Mai Ahmed Ameen Elkoduse from Egypt, who attends Perkins’ Educational Leadership Program.
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