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As someone who had the privilege  to observe Stefan's energetic and
innovative teaching I'm very sorry to learn that he has retired from the
school - I can't imagine how he can be replaced. But of course I wish the
best for him in all he does from here. <3

On Sat, Oct 21, 2017 at 2:36 PM, Valerie Sutton <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

> SignWriting List
> October 21, 2017
>
> Hello SignWriting List, and Honza, Stefan and everyone!
>
> I have received a communication from a friend, that Stefan has retired as
> a teacher in 2017, from the Osnabrück School for the Deaf, in Osnabrück,
> Germany. We can read about the retirement of three teachers at the school
> on this web page, and you can see that Stefan is mentioned:
>
> Osnabrück School for the Deaf
> Landesbildungszentrum für Hörgeschädigte
> http://www.lbzh.de
>
> Three Teachers Retire in 2017
> https://www.lbzh-os.niedersachsen.de/startseite/
> home/woermann-wittenbrink-und-bresching-im-ruhestand-156054.html
>
> I feel blessed to know you, Stefan, and thank you for all the amazing and
> fine work you have done with SignWriting, with writing speech and mouth
> movements, with presenting at our symposiums, creating such wonderful web
> sites, and thank you for your new software developed in collaboration with
> software developers in Hamburg, with your SignWriting animation and art,
> with your photography and uplifting spirit, and thank you for all you have
> done for the Deaf Community and for Deaf Education, and for all your
> fortunate students!
>
> We are also the fortunate ones, to benefit from your brilliant ideas,
> creations and publications.
>
> I am also semi-retired ... and I am slowing down a bit as well ... but at
> the moment I am still here and so I will try to create more tributes to
> Stefan when I can - He certainly is an inspiration to all of us.
>
> So Honza, as you say at the end of your message below, let us reach out to
> other teachers who are currently teaching SignWriting at primary schools. I
> will try to put you in contact with others when I can...there are quite a
> number of them in Brazil.
>
> And thank you, Honza, for being in touch with us all these years - You too
> have been an amazing source of energy and input from the Czech Republic,
> and we are interested in anything you can share with us too...
>
> Val ;-)
>
> --------------------------------------------------------
>
>
> > On Oct 16, 2017, at 4:19 AM, Honza <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> >
> > Hello Stefan,
> >
> > there is one student, who is interested in SignWriting usage in primary
> school in general. As you are employed at primary school in Germany, I
> recommended her to discuss this topic with you.
> > She has not got any respond from you, that is why I try this channel.
> >
> > Maybe in the list are more people that work at primary schools. If you
> are free at sharing your experiences, please let me know.
> > It will be very helpful.
> >
> > Thank you all.
> > Honza, CZ
> >
> >
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Erika Hoffmann-Dilloway
Associate Professor and Chair
Department of Anthropology
Oberlin College

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