Janet S. Weinstock enjoys her retirement after spending 35 years at the Clerc Center where she taught ASL & English, Creative Writing, and Deaf Studies at MSSD. She also taught in the preschool at Kendall School and served as grades 1-5 Lead Teacher. At Gallaudet, she was a student recruiter, community ASL instructor, and adjunct instructor in the department of Education and at Western Maryland College where she taught Storybook-Sharing Techniques, Children’s Literature, Putting Deaf Studies into Practice, Language and Reading Methods, and Foundations in Deaf Education .
Before Janet retired, she was the K-12 Language Arts Literacy and Content Specialist. She got involved in a variety of projects, including K-12 Deaf Studies curriculum development, Signs of Literacy, and K-12 ASL Content Standards. Janet keeps herself busy with a variety of activities, such as, crossword and jigsaw puzzles, reading, traveling, walking, writing, and yogaing. Currently, she serves as secretary of the Maryland Deaf Senior Citizens, Inc., Maryland Lead-K committee member, and the Deaf New York project advisor.