State Superintendent’s Advisory Council on Deaf/Hard of Hearing Programs

This council advises the State Superintendent of the Department of Public Instruction in matters pertaining to educational services for children and youth who are deaf or hard of hearing. For specific information related to the council’s activities, please contact Ryan Gollner, Director of Wisconsin Educational Services Program for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing (WESP-DHH).

Specifically, this council carries out this function by identifying and prioritizing issues and needs of children and youth who are deaf and hard of hearing in the state of Wisconsin, acting as a conduit between professionals in the field of education and the policy bodies of the state. Recommendations are developed that facilitate educational opportunities for children and youth who are deaf and hard of hearing with input from professionals involved in providing educational opportunities for these children. The Superintendent’s Advisory Council on Deaf and Hard of Hearing Programs is mandated by Wisconsin State Statute 15.377(2).


Meeting Notice

The next meeting will be held sometime during the Fall of 2021. If you would like to attend as a public appearance, share your views with the Council, request special accommodations, or receive more information, please contact Kathleen Lincoln at

Meeting Minutes

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For additional information, please contact:
Kathleen Lincoln,, V:262-740-2066 or VP:262-724-8179