With over two decades of experience working in the field of Deaf Education, Jennifer’s credentials include RID NIC – Advanced & K-12, EIPA 4.4, as well as VQAS CLT III. She maintains a current Virginia teaching license and possesses endorsements in the areas of Deaf Education PreK-12, ESOL PreK-12, Elementary Education K-6, American Sign Language (ASL) & will soon be adding Educational Leadership/Administration.
Jennifer is also certified as a Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing Early Intervention Specialist. She earned her bachelor’s degree in Deaf Education from Flagler College and earned an M.Ed. from George Mason University (GMU) in ESOL Curriculum and Instruction, as it relates to teaching deaf and hard-of-hearing students, especially those from diverse backgrounds. She is currently a doctoral candidate in the PhD Program for Interpretation and Translation at Gallaudet University.
Jennifer has presented at various professional conferences, including TESOL, FLAVA, PCRID, VRID, EDHI, NAIE, WREIC, DHH Services of MI, and Silent Weekend for interpreters in Florida. In addition, she has presented workshops for The ARC, as well as various universities and school districts. Jennifer has been acting on her passion for almost 30 years.