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Professional Experience

  • 2003-current Teacher: home-school students, private school students, and adults
  • 2003-current Interpreter for the Deaf at hospitals, businesses, governmental offices, schools, and video relay
  • 3 yrs. Taught ASL in the public high schools
  • 1 yr. Taught core subjects to elementary Deaf children
  • 2 yrs. Taught Life Skills to high school Deaf children
  • 2 yrs. Worked as a houseparent to ten teenagers at a state school for the Deaf
  • 1.5 yrs. Traveled, performed, and interpreted for a Deaf organization


  • Secondary American Sign Language (ASL)
  • Deaf Education, PK-12th grade
  • English as a Second Language (ESL)
  • BEI Certified Interpreter, Level II


  • University of Tennessee
    M. S., Deaf Education
  • Texas Tech University
    B. S., Child & Family Studies


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