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Dr. Laurene E. GallimoreLaurene E. Gallimore is culturally Deaf , African-American educator and Ph.D.candidate at the University of Arizona , Tucson , Arizona
.After.graduating from the Indiana School or the Deaf ( ISD ) , Indianapolis , Indiana , she received a B.S. Degree in Elementary Education from the University of
.Nebraska , Lincoln , and an M.Ed. in Deaf Education form Western Maryland College , Westminster , Maryland.She was an adjunct instructor in the
.Interpreter Training program at Western Oregon University ( formerly Western Oregon State College ) , Monmouth for five years
( 1979-1984 ) , inthe American Sign Language ( ASL ) program at Vincennes University , and in Deaf Education at Ball State University
, Indianapolis , Indiana , where she
taughtcourses in the Sociology of the Deaf Community , ASL linguistics , grammar ,and ASL for five year ( 1989-1994 )Laurene had been an interim Principal - Assistant Superintendent of Education in 1995 at ISD for a few months before moving to Western
.She was formerly a Program Director of the Elementary Department at ISD , where she was instrumental in the grassroots movement
.to convert the program at ISD from the traditional Deaf Education model to the bilingual-bicultural model that ISD presently has in place for four.years ( 1990-1994 ).She
has hands-on experience in the implementation of a bilingual/bicultural educational environment for Deaf and Hard of.Hearing children and is an acknowledged expert on the topic of using ASL as the language of instruction.She
is eagerly sought after numerous.presentations at conferences , workshops , and graduationsLaurene had been a chairperson of the Indiana Coalition for Deaf and Hard of Hearing children for 2 years , working on Deaf Education Bills in
.order to ensure the rights of and to improve the quality of education for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Children ( 1993-1995 ).One of the bills , American Sign.Language Bill was passed in Indiana
last April , 1995.
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Laurene Gallimore, deaf professor, Gallaudet University, Washington, D.C. delivered a workshop entitled "Teaching English as a Second Language" to 100 teachers and deaf culture facilitators.
Laurene E. Gallimore is a ...
Laurene E. Gallimore is a culturally Deaf, African-American educator of the Deaf Education program at Gallaudet University, Washington, D.C.She received a B.S. Degree in Elementary Education from the University of Nebraska at Lincoln, a M.Ed. in Deaf Education from Western Maryland College, Westminster, Maryland and a Ph.D. Degree in Language, Reading, and Culture from the University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona.Laurene has hands-on experience in the implementation of an ASL/English bilingual environment for deaf and hard of hearing children and is an acknowledged expert on the topic of using ASL/English as the languages of instruction.
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Laurene Gallimore, educator/civil rights advocate, United States.Gallimore is a professor and coordinator of the teacher preparation: deaf education program at Western Oregon University.She has implemented a bilingual/bicultural educational environment for deaf and hard of hearing children and is an expert on the topic of using ASL as the language of instruction.As chair of the Indiana Coalition for Deaf and Hard of Hearing children, she successfully worked on deaf education bills to improve the quality of education for deaf and hard of hearing children.
Liisa Kauppinen, international deaf advocate, Finland Kauppinen
is President of the World Federation of the Deaf
and executive director of the Finnish Association of the Deaf
.As a permanent WFD representative to the United Nations and its specialized agencies, she
has consulted on many issues concerning deaf people.She is also a member of the Panel of Experts that monitors implementation of the Standard Rules.
accomplishments and leadership, Gallaudet
an Honorary Doctorate of Laws in 1998.
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Instructors: Peter Cook, Shawn Broderick, Keith Cagle, Laurene Gallimore, E.Lynn Jacobowitz, Ella Mae Lentz, Clayton Valli, Clyde Vincent