Paula Morabito

Assistant Superintendent, AED
Paula Morabito joined ASD's Executive Leadership Team as Director of Education in 2019 and was appointed Assistant Executive Director in 2021.  Paula is responsible for the daily administration of all on-campus educational and clinical programs and serves as the primary liaison between ASD, Local Education Authorities (LEAs), and other state agencies. 

Paula joined the American School for the Deaf with over twenty years of experience in education, including fourteen years in educational leadership as a Director of Student Services in public schools. There, she worked collaboratively with district-wide administrators and staff providing oversight and guidance on several programs, including preschool through transition programs, and a district autism program.  Paula possesses extensive knowledge about IEP facilitation and mediation, Crisis Prevention and Intervention, and State Department of Education regulations.  

Paula's previous experience as a Teacher of the Deaf at St. Joseph's School for the Deaf in New York also provides her with a firsthand knowledge about the field of Deaf Education and the unique learning styles of deaf and hard of hearing students. 

Paula earned a B.S. degree in Business Administration from Trinity College, her M.A. degree in Deaf Education from Columbia University/Teachers College, and a Sixth-Year degree in Educational Leadership from the University of Hartford.

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