The IESDB’s Board of Directors is looking for two members interested in filling vacancies for the following two (2) Stakeholder representative positions:
- One (1) member who is a citizen who is deaf or hard of hearing
- One (1) member is specialized/certified personnel
Each member must be appointed by the Governor and is expected to serve a three (3) year term. No member can serve more than two consecutive terms. The board meets approximately 9 times a year (once a month except the months of December, May, and July). Seven of those meetings are usually held in Boise, while the other two are held either virtually or on the campus of ISDB in Gooding. Usual meeting times begin at 2:00 p.m.
Click to find the process for applying and the application for the Governor’s appointment. In the field that asks “On which Board, Commission, or Council would you like to serve?”, enter the title: Idaho Bureau of Educational Services for the Deaf and Blind. Click for more information regarding the IESDB and Statutory requirements (including definition of the Board of Directors and its responsibilities).
Current Job Postings
- Education Specialist, D/HH in Idaho Falls Area
- Cottage Supervisor Assistant, Night Shift, Gooding Campus
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Thank you for your interest in Idaho Educational Services for the Deaf and the Blind.
Blind and Low Vision Paraprofessionals Training
This two (2) week "Orientation to Visual Impairments" workshop will begin June 15th on the IESDB campus in Gooding! Rooms on campus available at no charge for all participants. There are also no registration or materials charges for attending this workshop. In addition, for just $55.00, the College of Southern Idaho is able to offer two (2) CEU credits.
- Orientation and Mobility Skills
- Assistive Technology
- New UEB Braille