Signs of Progress Special Education Principal Retires after 34 Years
Waller, C. L., Daily Herald (Arlington Heights, IL)
Byline: C. L. Waller Daily Herald Staff Writer
Randy Gunderson asks a summer school student if he is feeling better.
Still a little "puking," the young boy says. Then he pulls up the front of his shirt to show the principal his side.
It could be just another brief encounter between a principal and an elementary student. This time, however, the conversation is about moving fingers more than lips. The student is hard of hearing and both he and his principal talk through sign language.
Gunderson has spent his career of 34 years opening doors for the deaf and hard of hearing. And with his retirement this month from the John Powers Center, he hopes to …
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Publication information: Article title: Signs of Progress Special Education Principal Retires after 34 Years. Contributors: Waller, C. L. - Author. Newspaper title: Daily Herald (Arlington Heights, IL). Publication date: June 23, 2004. Page number: 1. © 2009 Paddock Publications. COPYRIGHT 2004 Gale Group.
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