Help advocate for the Cogswell-Macy Act at the 2018 Education and Advocacy Summit.

Icon for Conference of Educational Administrators of Schools and Programs for the DeafIcon for Gallaudet University





COSB will join CEASD and Gallaudet University on February 27 and 28 for the 2018 Education and Advocacy Summit. Attend a tour of Gallaudet University on the morning of February 27. Then participate in afternoon workshops:

Track 1: Education professionals will examine policy, best practices, and innovation for deaf, blind, and deafblind students.

Track 2: Deaf, blind, and deafblind high school students will learn skills to improve self-advocacy and leadership.

On February 28, CEASD will hold its third annual Capitol Hill Advocacy Day to express support for the Cosgwell-Macy Act. We will begin with a legislative briefing in the morning, followed by meetings with your Congressional representatives throughout the remainder of the day.


Click here for the full agenda.

Register here for professionals, parents, advocates.

Register high student students.

Reserve a hotel room.



Click below for a summary of the Cogswell-Macy Act:

Click to read a summary of the Alice Cogswell and Anne Sullivan Macy Act