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Post Secondary

The Post-Secondary program is for students, ages 18-21. The program addresses the individual needs of students and can include, personal & social independence, self-care, vocational and community-based experiences, and functional academics.

In addition, students work on increasing independence in the areas of public transportation use, daily living skills, vocational, and social skills. The program is housed in the Cogswell Building on the campus of the American School for the Deaf: 139 North Main Street, West Hartford.


Anna Elfenbaum

Post-Secondary Special Education Teacher

Ronda Merriman

Department Supervisor of Pupil Services for STRIVE, Post Secondary, & The Next Chapter Bookstore

Beth Pettinelli

Transition Coordinator Post-Secondary Program

Beth Vossler, RN


Carla White

Post-Secondary Special Education Teacher