Deaf Woman To Head School For Impaired

November 11, 1990

GERTRUDE GALLOWAY, assistant principal of the Maryland School for the Deaf in Columbia, will become the first dea woman in the nation to head a school for the hering impaired.

Galloway has been appointed superintendent of the Marie H. Katzenbach School for Deaf in Trenton, N.J. She will be the first deaf superintendent in the 107 year history of the state school and one of only nine in the nation. The new superintendent will begin the job, which pays $69,000 a year, in January.

The school serves 275 day and residnet students age 4 to 21.

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