Gallaudet Hosts 7th Annual Enhancing Deaf Education Seminar

2 Aug
Key educational leaders and administrators representing schools from eight states and the District of Columbia (Arizona School for the Deaf, Delaware School for the Deaf, Gallaudet University’s Clerc Center, Indiana School for the Deaf, Kansas School for the Deaf, New Mexico School for the Deaf, Penny Road Elementary in North Carolina, Utah School for the Deaf and Blind, and Wisconsin Educational Services Program-Deaf and Hard of Hearing) gathered at Gallaudet July 11 to 16 for the 7th Annual Enhancing Deaf Education: Language Planning and Leadership seminar.

Second International Deaf Referee Clinic Held at Gallaudet

23 Jul

The second International Deaf Referee Clinic brought 13 deaf referees from all over the world to Gallaudet July 14 to 18. Like the first such gathering in Stockholm, Sweden, in 2007, it also became a big success. The clinic was arranged by the Deaf International Basketball Federation (DIBF) in cooperation with and support from USA Deaf Basketball. The organizers extended thanks to the administration of Gallaudet and Wendy Wiatrowski, program coordinator for summer and enrichment programs in the College of Professional Studies and Outreach, for use of the facilities.

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Summer course brings young deaf-blind leaders to Kendall Green

13 Jul
Advocacy and leadership were the focus of a recent summer course from the College of Professional Studies and Outreach’s (CPSO) Burstein Leadership Institute. “Deaf-Blind Young Adults in Action (DBYAA)” brought together 12 aspiring leaders from around the country, as well as uniting several important institutions. CPSO teamed up with the Helen Keller National Center (HKNC) in New York City, Texas Tech University, the American Association of the Deaf-Blind, and the American Foundation for the Blind to offer the course.

CAEBER Summer Institute enhances ASL/English teaching practices

12 Jul
Educators from across the country were on Kendall Green from June 19 to July 2 to participate in the College of Professional Studies and Outreach’s Center for ASL/English Bilingual Education and Research’s (CAEBER) Summer Institute. The Institute, which provides four courses over two summers, trains participants to be on-site ASL/English Bilingual Professional Development (AEBPD) mentors at their respective schools/programs serving students who are deaf or hard of hearing, including students with cochlear implants.

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Filmmakers take footage for PBS documentary

4 Jul

Wendy Wiatrowski and Maggie Gray are among several several members of the Gallaudet community who will appear in an upcoming PBS documentary, Becoming Helen Keller.

Wiatrowski, who is the Summer and Enrichment Programs coordinator in the College of Professional Studies, and Gray, a 10-year-old former KDES student, acted as hand models as a film crew shot footage in Gallaudet’s TV studio in the Merrill Learning Center.

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Academic Bowl Featured in SignNews Article

26 Jun

The Academic Bowl recently received accolades in SignNews, a newspaper for the signing community.  To read the full article, click on the link below.  The link will open in Adobe Acrobat:

Summer ASL and Online Courses at Gallaudet

19 May

Experience Gallaudet in beautiful Washington, DC, or take our classes from the comfort of your home.

Enroll in our ASL classes this summer.  There are three separate sessions:

Session A June 21 – July 2, 2010
Session B July 6 – July 16, 2010
Session C July 19 – July 30, 2010

Online Courses:

If you are unable to take classes this summer because of job or financial
constraints, then consider taking an online course! You can…
* study anywhere, anytime
* work classes around your other commitments
* earn credits toward your degree or for your own professional development
* save time and money on commuting
* access course materials 24 hours a day, 7 days a week

Check out these summer online courses:
Nutrition for Health
Gender and Communication
Introduction to Deaf Literature
History of the American Deaf Community*
Interactive Discourse Analysis for Interpreters
Moral Philosophy
A Systematic Approach to Assessment, Planning and Instructional Outcomes for Early Education Behavior
Enhancement Strategies
Deaf Learners on the Autism Spectrum*
Practical Audiology: Fundamentals for Consumers
Introduction to Gerontology*
Psychology and Deafness*
Socio-Cultural and Political Contexts of Early Education for Deaf/Hard of Hearing Children

For more information, click here.