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Bernard Hurwitz

Associate Vice President for NTID Administration

National Technical Institute for the Deaf
Adjunct Faculty

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Bernard Hurwitz

Associate Vice President for NTID Administration

National Technical Institute for the Deaf
Adjunct Faculty

Bio

Bernard R. Hurwitz oversees student and academic services, college operations, institutional research, government affairs, human resources and special projects for NTID. Previously, he directed labor relations for a consortium of 22 school districts across his native Western New York State. Prior to that, he was an attorney in private practice, representing colleges, universities, and public, private and charter schools.

Mr. Hurwitz holds an A.B. in Politics and Teacher Preparation from Princeton University and a J.D., magna cum laude, from the State University of New York at Buffalo School of Law. A visiting student for one year at Cornell Law School, he also holds a Certificate in Contract Administration Studies from the Cornell University School of Industrial and Labor Relations.

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LEAD-201
3 Credits
This course will provide an introduction of legal and educational policies that impact the Deaf community. The course will focus on the national and state legislative and policy making structures and processes, the Americans with Disabilities Act and related laws policy. Against the broad background of current legal policy, the course will also focus on the various styles of leadership within a range of educational settings including but not limited to: early identification and intervention, K – 12, post-secondary, and adult. This course will involve learning about educational laws and policies, including the analysis and development of mock policies. In addition, students will gain a broad understanding of how advocacy, lobbying, and political movements can lead to successful and positive results regarding the education of Deaf and hard of hearing students.

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