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DeafDigest Blue – March 27, 2011

DeafDigest Blue – March 27, 2011

Blue Edition              Barry Strassler, Editor
http://www.deafdigest.com – updated every Monday

America’s Unique Deaf Stories; subscription at no cost to you

Serving the Deaf Community since 1996; 15th year

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Last week’s ASL Videos:
http://deafdigest.com/videos/economist/
http://deafdigest.com/videos/towedcar/

This week’s ASL Videos: http://deafdigest.com/videos/fingerspelling/
http://deafdigest.com/videos/unionstation/

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Spring Clearance of Kid’s Books at Harris Communications

We are doing our spring cleaning at Harris Communications and have a great selection of kid’s books on sale.

Books include:
– “Baby Sign Language Basics Expanded Edition” (B1135), now only $9.56!

– “My First Book of Sign” (B147), now only $19.50!

– “Moses Goes to a Concert” (B615SC), now only $6.79!

Browse the Clearance section of our website to see books, DVDs,
novelties, and equipment at 15% – 75% off!  Hurry, to take advantage
of these prices. Products available only while supplies last.

For more information, go to our Clearance section at:
http://bit.ly/HarrisComm_DDB032711

or email us at:
mailto:info@harriscomm.com

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DeafDigest welcomes unique deafnews tips;
mailto:barry@deafdigest.com

sources of unique deafnews are never revealed; always
anonymous

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weekly DeafDigest Blue & Gold editions also posted at:

http://deafdigest.com/ (updated every Monday)

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(updated AT&T posting)

New AT&T Instant Message Relay

Register and obtain a 10-digit number to receive calls directly from
your friends and family

http://att.com/relay

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The Z offers the best in videophone technology, providing equipment
options to meet customers’ individual needs and offering features not
available through other VRS providers.

Professional, nationally certified interpreters follow standards of
service excellence above and beyond FCC requirements.

Dedicated to a spirit of innovation and commitment to excellence,
The Z continues to set the industry standard as the nation’s
premier VRS provider.

Go to http://www.zvrs.com for more information on all of our
products, services and features.

Don’t have a Z phone?

You can still join The Z Life by calling 888.888.1116 to connect
to ZVRS from any videophone!

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The DeafDigest is divided into Blue and Gold sections, both
ranked equal in contents, features and ads. This is the
Blue section.

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– Dedication

DeafDigest dedicates this edition to Max K. Kennedy. Becoming
late deafened, he did the leg work to establish a SHHH chapter
in Utah and then also helped establish the state-wide services for the hard of hearing

DeafDigest also dedicates this edition to Muriel Pokross,
not deaf, who departed us. The late Mac Norwood, the Father
of TV Captions, fought tooth and nail with all networks to have captions on our TV programs. But for Muriel, it was her friendship with the famous TV chef, Julia Child – that led the way to TV captions. She worked on behalf of the deaf with the Boston Guild for the Hard of Hearing and knew
that we were missing so much on TV without captions. Hence
she saw Child’s show as the perfect moment to have it captioned on TV and somehow convinced the program producer to go the captioning route in 1972, seven years before Mac’s efforts
became a success.

– What the best stories are saying about the deaf?

A feel-good story about the Gallaudet women’s
basketball team has been published in the Parade
weekend pull out section. Three years ago,
Gallaudet won only 3 of 26 basketball games;
this season, Gallaudet became a NCAA-III
tournament team.

Carrie Quigley, Laurel, MD, is a professional
interpreter who looks on interpreting as a hobby,
something that she enjoys every day. She said,
in an interview with a newspaper reporter:

It’s a great feeling when you make communication happen, when you put everyone on the same playing field. It’s as if you’re doing what you were put here to do

– Very Hot News

How effective is newborn hearing screenings? Not 100 percent effective if the research by the
Children’s Memorial Hospital is valid. They
are saying there have been babies that fell
through the cracks and that their deafness
would have gone undetected until they got
a bit older!

– Sunday March 20th

How to prevent relay fraud by scammers? This is one of the topics that will be addressed at the April 7th meeting of the FCC.

– Monday March 21st

Two organizations that work with the Scottish deaf –
Deaf Action and Tayside Deaf Association both
have merged. Prior to the merger both organizations
have a combined 300 years of working with the deaf.

– Tuesday March 22nd

Could people sign and read at the same time?

Yes, according to Judith Kroll, who teaches psychology
at Penn State. The work by her team was published in
Cognition, a trade association publication.

– Wednesday March 23rd

The Department of Transportation has been asked to
reconsider its ban on deaf individuals that want to
drive trucks on interstate routes. To date, the DOT
would not budge.

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(Thursday-Saturday Hot Deaf News will be in the Gold edition)

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Deaf Miscellaneous stuff:

The National Foundation for the Deaf of New Zealand
is trying to repeal an unfavorable government ruling on what defines deafness to allow late deafened individuals to receive compensation for noise-induced deafness in
the workplace. The petition, containing necessary number
of signatures have been presented to the Parliament.

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25% OFF SIMPLICITY LTW PHONE/DOORBELL SIGNALER!

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To find out more call us at 1-800-233-9130 (V/TTY) or visit us at http://www.weitbrecht.com/onsale.php?utm_source=dd

To receive a copy of our WCI catalog, email mailto:sales@weitbrecht.com to request it.

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VIDEO OF A DYING LANGUAGE
In Great Britain and Scotland, deaf people used fingerspelling
for many years with both hands. This fingerspelling language
is dying because younger people use signs not fingerspelling.
As a result, there is a project right now – to visit older
people in Scotland that continue to use two-hand fingerspelling.
The deaf filmmakers want to video this fingerspelling before
these older people die.

– for ASL News version, please visit:
http://deafdigest.com/videos/fingerspelling/

(for your convenience, video links are posted on top
of each DeafDigest edition)

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How to fill out a FCC survey on Emergency 911 calls
by the deaf?

visit:
http://deafdigest.com/fcc911/

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UNION STATION IN WASHINGTON, DC
Union Station is not too far from Gallaudet
University.
This station has a lot of history. Many years ago
Gallaudet students went to the Union Station to take
the trains back to their home towns. There were always
many Gallaudet students at Union Station greeting
each other for the fall semester, and saying farewell
after the spring semester.
Times have changed. Students either fly or drive.
But many deaf people still go to Union Station – because
it has a big Food Court and students always get tired
of college food!

– for ASL News version, please visit:
http://deafdigest.com/videos/unionstation/

(for your convenience, video links are posted on top
of each DeafDigest edition)

AN ACCOMPLISHMENT IN SOUTH AFRICA

Kashveera Chanderjith, a deaf woman, did the “almost”
impossible – becoming an accountant with a CA certificate
in South Africa. She is now employed with Deloitte, a
prestigious international accounting firm.
A CA in accounting is the same as a CPA here in USA.
There are very few deaf individuals in South Africa that
have attained professional status in an employment field.

A HEARING PERSON THAT LIKES SUBTITLES
A hearing person made a comment about subtitles in
a newspaper interview. He said:

I enjoy subtitles myself, in part because a house full of noisy kids makes them invaluable at times and partly
because as a Swede, I grew up with subtitles across anything English or American. It’s mighty helpful even if I’m not deaf.

DeafDigest wishes that hearing people will have this
same favorable subtitles attitude. Unfortunately most
of them don’t.

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A SUPERINTENDENT WITH TWO HATS
We have superintendents of several schools for the deaf and blind,
which share the same campus. An example is Florida School for
the Deaf and Blind.
The situation at Illinois School for the Deaf and the Illinois
School for the Visually Impaired is unique. Marybeth Lauderdale,
originally the deaf school superintendent, has put on a 2nd hat,
overseeing the second school. And both schools do not share the
same campus, instead is spaced two miles apart.
Said Lauderdale:

It’s a balancing act. We have administrators at both schools,
and I have my pager and e-mail

AN ERRONEOUS CI STATEMENT
A newspaper story explained CI. It read like this:

The multichannel cochlear implant substantially increased the capacity of profoundly deaf people to understand spoken language

This is not correct. The corrected statement is this:

The multichannel cochlear implant substantially increased the
capacity of profoundly deaf people to hear spoken language

Many profoundly deaf people can hear via CI but it does not
necessarily mean they can understand spoken language. Some
can, some can’t.

WHAT DO INTERPRETERS HATE?

being hung up by the hearing person on a VRS call that
the deaf person started – hearing person telling the
VRS operator he was uncomfortable with this third
party voice to signs conversation

if you have these “hate” or “horror” stories, please
mailto:barry@deafdigest.com

COMMENTS FROM A CART OPERATOR – continuing series

What should a captioner or CART provider do if he or she simply does
not understand something that is said?

A captioner is writing along.  Everything is going great.  All of a
sudden, a word is said that is totally unfamiliar or somehow obscured
by a sound.  Maybe someone coughed or sneezed.  Maybe it’s a word
that the captioner has just never heard of.

These situations have happened to every captioner.  Different
captioners may have different solutions depending on the situation
and their familiarity with the content that they are captioning.

If a captioner is generally familiar with the subject matter but does
not understand a particular word, the captioner may use another word
to make it make sense.  This would be similar to what I understand
many sign language interpreters do.  They convey the concept to their
audience rather than indicating that something was not understood.

If the captioner has clearly heard the word but is unfamiliar with
it, another option would be to just spell it out phonetically. 
Sometimes that is helpful, but at other times it can be confusing to
the users of the captioning. 

Another option might be to use a parenthetical such as (inaudible) or
(indiscernible).  This would show to the audience that the captioner
had problems with that word, but it may be confusing for them.  They
may totally lose the meaning of the sentence because of the
distraction of the parenthetical.

Each situation is different, and a captioner would have to make a
decision in a split second about the best way to handle it.  

OUR DEAF REALTORS
There was a newspaper story about a deaf realtor.
The story was interesting – but this realtor made a comment
that puzzled DeafDigest editor.
He said we have five deaf realtors in USA. DeafDigest
editor emailed the deaf realtor asking for more information
re these five deaf realtors. This email was not answered.
Being a full time realtor is a tough job – no matter if
the person is deaf or hearing. Many hearing realtors drop out,
unable to make a full time living in this unpredictable
real estate market. This is not to say a deaf person cannot
make a full time living in this profession, just simply
saying that the deaf realtor faces the same thing that a
hearing realtor faces.
So, if we do have five full time deaf realtors, DeafDigest
would like to know who they are!

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updated every Monday

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A COMMON DEAF MISCONCEPTION

that hearing aids and CIs will make a deaf person hearing

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For postings, announcements and employment ad rates, please email
mailto:barry@deafdigest.com

for Special Notes, please go to the bottom of the Gold section

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ISRAEL & JORDAN deaf tour

April 17-29, 2012

For more info go to:
http://www.deaftours.net

or email:

mailto:joyfulcrney1@verizon.net

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updated posting, as of February 20, 2010

Latest Update on Princess’ Alaska Wilderness Vacation Cruise – One bed left and many more as the purchase deadline is nearly over.  If you are interested in this, do hurry and make your reservation now!

One bed left – Cruisetour ‘Q’ Connoisseur for 15 nights:  May 27 – June 11, 2011 starting with great 8 days of land tour from Fairbanks, AK then 7 cruising days arriving Vancouver, B.C.  It is already SOLD OUT except a remaining bed is still available for a non-smoking male to room with another male.  Deadline: March 1

Many more – For a separate 7 days cruise aboard Diamond Princess ship from near Anchorage, AK to Vancouver, BC which still has plentiful rooms left, but the purchase deadline is approaching fast.  Book today with Deadline: March 10!

For more details, go to http://www.DeafCruise.com/alaska for this and exciting post cruise tour between Vancouver and Seattle.

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“Hawaii’s Independence Day Week” Cruise July 2-9, 2011

– HISTORICALLY MOST POPULAR! – 3rd Anniversary “Deaf Cruise Hawaii 2011.” Escape now to visit 4-Islands, include seeing famous Pearl Harbor, Pineapple, Hawaii dancers, surf, and much more!  You will love it!  Pre and Post Cruise excursions available.  For more detail, http://www.DeafCruise.com/hawaii

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JUST IN with BEST COST-EFFCTIVE DEAL as NCL reduced the fare just for a limited time.  Grab this fantastic opportunity now or miss it! “Thanksgiving Family Week in the Caribbean” Cruise November 19-26, 2011

Great for families and singles, get on a brand new ship, NCL EPIC, one of the largest freestyle cruise ever built. Incredible and true, your lowest rate for Interior room was starting at $809 now only $699 per person for this 7-days Eastern Caribbean trip!  Other reduction goes for all other rooms as they now offer: $849 per person for Balcony room, $1,099 per person for Mini Suite room, and $2,999 per person for Suite room!!!  The rate may go up as we do not know when, so do make your claim at this rate now.  Check us out at http://www.DeafCruise.com/caribbean for more detail.

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– Deaf World Cruise 2013. July 14-27, 2013 (Tentative Date & Itinerary)

– WORLD’S ALL DEAF CRUISE! –  Prior Deaflympic (July 31-Aug 13) in Greece, we offer FABULOUS opportunity for “All Deaf Cruise” event in which we partner with Miss Deaf International and other guests!  All women will have various contests for all to see on board throughout the trip.  One great low cruise price including FREE watching MDI’s pageantry contest! We start from Italy, ends at Greece plus 5 other countries in between. For more exciting one-time event’s detail, check out http://www.DeafWorldCruise.com

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For any question, please contact mailto:sales@deafcruise.com or VP 866-922-3090.  New owner will be coming soon, especially whenever you see a new Deaf Cruise web design, it means it officially starts on this day and onward with a new mailing address, VP number and so on.  Please still proceed with this current business as usual with this same contact information until we announce the complete transition.  Thank you.

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(updated posting)

Deaf Remodeling Company serves only in Northern Virginia, DC, and
Maryland.

The choice of your home remodeling contractor is one of the most
crucial choices you will ever make. If you choose the right
contractor, your chances of being satisfied are 100%. All of our work
carries one year warranty. We will be happy to explain the details in
our conversation with you. We believe in making life more comfortable
through quality remodels.

Our remodeling service includes Kitchen, Attic, Basement, Bathroom,
New Addition, Deck, Siding and many more.

Do you need a home improvement loan? We have a network of lenders
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payment loans, installation loans, and same as cash loans are
available. Home Improvement Loan amounts can be as high as $75,000
and the applicant FICO can have a credit score as low as 580. Contact
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Hot DeafNews boring, but important!

The Railway Employees Association of Deaf and the
Deaf Employees Welfare Association have asked
India’s Supreme Court to give the deaf equal
rights with hearing employees in workplace
promotions and pay bonuses.

This request was made in a nation notorious for
discriminating against the deaf in every way
possible.

Anyway a clause in the government regulations was mentioned that is supposed to obligate the government to give rights and needs to the disabled, the deaf included.

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The Deaf and the Law:

A deaf person attended a musical festival that was
interpreted. But there was no designated area for
the deaf with an interpreter. The venue was more of
a first come, first served standing room only basis.
It forced the deaf person to watch the interpreter
from a distance. Angry, he asked the management to
create a designated area for the deaf. This request
was turned down.

The next day he went to an attorney to see if he
had legal grounds to make a case out of it. The
attorney, familiar with ADA regulations and
disability law, worked out a compromise with the
management to create a designated area for the
deaf on all future musical festivals.

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News of the Week – Looking Back 10 Years Ago:

It is with a heavy tinge of sadness on DEAFDIGEST editor’s
part to announce that Dee Cee Eyes, a venerable institution,
a monthly metro Washington deaf community newsletter, will close
shop after its farewell April 7th edition.
After 41 years of faithful service the publication has hit on
hard times – scarcity of deaf people willing to write and
advertising revenues drying up.
The DEAFDIGEST editor served as the Dee Cee Eyes
editor for three years (1975-78); a special spot in his heart
has always been reserved for the Dee Cee Eyes.
Thank you very much, Dee Cee Eyes for being one of us
for 41 years.

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News of the Week – Looking Back 5 Years Ago:

Do social clubs of the deaf generate more noise than
hearing social clubs? A deaf social club in the Sims Close,
Romford in United Kingdom is facing fierce opposition in
application for drink and music license.
Opponents are saying it would lead to excessive noise
and drunkenness among its members.
Question is – would a hearing club in this same location
face same opposition? Or are deaf club goers being
discriminated on the grounds that they cannot hear (and
curb) noise because they are deaf?

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Deaf Apocalypse of the Week:

– Fast Rewind to 35-40 years ago

Deaf activist W.H. Woods fought for the rights
of deaf to drive trucks for a living. His cause was
lost because national deaf organizations were not
willing to give him support. He fought the battle
alone and ultimately gave up

– Fast Forward to this week from 35-40 years ago

The NAD is petitioning the Department of Transportation
to allow the deaf to drive trucks

in other words, different times, different attitudes,
different priorities???????

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A Lipreading Problem: What did that person say?

from a subscriber:

I was asked if I would like to go to “Gas” for lunch?

I said “Gas?” and one woman said, “No, at Gas”

HUH?

Then I asked, what food do they serve? Chicken!

Then I realized that they were talking about “Cane’s”

if you have lipreading tales, please share these with
mailto:barry@deafdigest.com

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position opening
ASL Interpreter
Chadron Public Schools
Chadron, Nebraska

Chadron Public Schools has an opening for an ASL Interpreter in the Middle School for the 2011-12 year.

ASL required.

Minimum requirements include HS Diploma/GED and 3.5 competency level on the Educational Interpreter Performance Assessment (EIPA) or 4.0 competency level on either the National Association of the Deaf (NAD) or the Quality Assurance Screening Test (QAST) or hold a Registry of Interpreters of the Deaf Certification (RID).

Salary commensurate with experience and qualifications.

Contact: Lou Alcorn, Special Education Director, Chadron Public Schools, at 308-432-0717 or send letter of application, resume and credentials to

Office of Superintendent, 602 East 10th St., Chadron, NE  69337.

Closing date: Friday, April 15, 2011.

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Job opening Virginia Captioned Telephone Services Outreach Coordinator
state of Virginia

Hamilton Relay, Inc. currently has a full-time position open for Virginia Captioned Telephone Services Outreach Coordinator

Position summary:  This full-time position is responsible for coordinating and implementing outreach activities designed to promote Captioned Telephone Service (CapTel®) for Virginia Captioned Telephone Service (VACTS).

Preferred education, experience and skills:
– Excellent presentation skills

– Familiarity with the user communities that can benefit from relay services:
*    Senior Community
*    Hard of Hearing Community

– Knowledge of and ability to understand various communication modes used by current and potential relay users

– Ability to communicate effectively with a wide variety of people who have differing hearing and speech abilities and communication modes

– Ability to promote all relay services and to educate/train users of the services

– Direct work experience with Telecommunication Relay Service or experience with Captioned Telephone Service is helpful

– Experience in public relations

– Ability to organize and prioritize work effectively and meet deadlines

– Strong writing, analytical, and interpersonal skills

– Captioned Telephone users are encouraged to apply

– Hold a valid driver’s license

Interested individuals may apply online at: http://www.hamilton.net/employment.html or contact our Human Resource Department by April 12, 2011 at: 800.821.1831.

Hamilton Relay, Inc. is a division of Hamilton Telecommunications based in Aurora, NE.  Hamilton Relay maintains a drug-free workplace.

We are an EOE. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, gender, age, national origin or disability.

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position opening
Social Media Coordinator
Purple Communications
Rocklin, CA

Position Summary:
The Social Media Coordinator is responsible for the day-to-day execution of client social media campaigns; tasks include daily community listening, maintenance, community engagement/conversation, monitoring, and issue escalation/response.  In addition, the Coordinator will conduct research (using a variety of tools) to identify social media best practices and trends for brand audits, as well as conduct community conversation audits to indentify key online influencers as it relates to client projects.  The Coordinator will also provide community insights that will be used to hone and improve client campaigns and programs.  The ideal candidate will have previous experience repositioning a brand using social media in an advertising /marketing agency.

Minimum Qualification Requirements: – 1-3 years of relevant work experience; experience at interactive, advertising, public relations or marketing agency
– Proven experience repositioning a brand using social media\
– Relevant experience across key social media sites including, but not limited to, Facebook, Twitter, MySpace, blogs, YouTube, Digg, Flickr, FourSquare.  Experience with Vimeo. Blip.tv, Tumblr, Posterous is a plus.
– Conversant in SEO/SEM, Web analytics, web technology, mobile campaigns, community and the concepts of creative/brand.
– Excellent copywriting skills; understands creative briefs
– Familiarity with one or more listening platforms e.g., TruPulse, Radian6.
– Ideal candidate is driven by both data and brand; fluent in search and platforms and keenly aware of analytics
– Possess background knowledge and a true passion for the social media marketing space. – Must have strong verbal and writing/grammatical skills as well as the ability to present information and ideas logically and clearly; keen eye for detail is required
– Ability to integrate with virtual teams across agency and client organizations
– Bachelor’s Degree in Journalism, Communications, English, Fine Arts or other related Liberal Arts Degree

Experience with the following is a plus: – Knowledge of American Sign Language and Deaf Culture preferred.

Physical Requirements: Employees may experience the following physical demands for extended periods of time: – Sitting, standing and walking (95-100%) – Keyboarding (40-60%) – Viewing computer monitor, videophone, and pager requiring close vision (40-60%)

Work Environment: Work is performed in a business office environment. Some travel to company, customer and vendor sites, including some that are out of state may be required.

Disclaimer: The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification.  It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees to this job.  Employees are expected to follow their supervisor’s instructions and to perform the tasks requested by their supervisors.

position is listed at:
http://purple.us/jobs/search.php

TO APPLY:
Please submit your resume to:  http://www.purple.us

Purple Communications is an EOE. Principals only please.

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EMPLOYMENT OPENING
Dean of Students
Metro Deaf School
St Paul, MN

http://www.mdsmn.org

Terms of Employments:
– Full-time employment beginning July 1, 2011
– Excellent benefits; annual salary is commensurate with
experience and/or degree

Application Procedure:
Send letter of interest and current resume to:

Metro Deaf School                   
ATTN: Kimberly Kause  
1471 Brewster St.
St. Paul, MN 55108-2612

mailto:kkause@mdsmn.org

Closing Date:
Until Filled

Conditions of Employment:    
– Selected applicant must verify experience/highest degree
held
– Minnesota Teaching License required (with application
process initiated by July  2011)
– Upon an offer of employment, background checks will be
conducted

Minimum Qualifications:         
– Master’s Degree in Deaf Education; Minnesota Teaching
License required if hired
– Native-user or fluency in American Sign Language required
– Knowledge of bilingual education
– Willingness to work towards Administration License
– Training/Experience working with E/BD students preferred or
behavior  management background

Metro Deaf School is an EOE

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EMPLOYMENT OPENING
Teaching Positions
Metro Deaf School
St Paul, MN

–Elementary Teacher
–JHS Teacher
–JHS Science Specialist
–High School Special Needs Teacher
–ASL/English Bilingual Specialist

http://www.mdsmn.org

Terms of Employments:          
– Full-time employment beginning August 18, 2011
– Excellent benefits; annual salary is commensurate with
experience and/or degree

Application Procedure:

Send letter of interest and current resume to:

Metro Deaf School                   
ATTN: Kimberly Kause  
1471 Brewster St.
St. Paul, MN 55108-2612

mailto:kkause@mdsmn.org

Closing Date:
Until Filled

Conditions of Employment:    
– Selected applicant must verify experience/highest degree
held
– Minnesota Teaching License required (with application
process initiated by July  2011)
– Upon an offer of employment, background checks will be
conducted

Minimum Qualifications:         
– BA or Master’s Degree in Deaf Education; Minnesota Teaching
License required if hired
– Native-user or fluency in American Sign Language required
– Knowledge of bilingual education

Metro Deaf School is an EOE 

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position vacancy
Executive Director
Missouri Commission for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing 
Jefferson City, MO

for more information, visit:
http://deafdigest.com/mcdhh/

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Exciting JSSA Career Opening!
Clinical Social Worker JSSA
Fallsgrove/Rockville, MD location

for more information, visit:
http://deafdigest.com/jssa/

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position opening
Teacher of the Deaf
Colorado School for the Deaf and the Blind Colorado Springs, CO

for position descriptions and application procedures, visit
http://deafdigest.com/csdb/

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Faculty position opening
Assistant/Associate Professor (Tenure-Track)
California State University, Northridge
Northridge, California 91330

for position descriptions and application procedures, visit
http://deafdigest.com/csun1/

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– EXCITING EMPLOYMENT OPENINGS AT GLAD !! –

*  Community Interpreter (2 positions) – Los Angeles
*  Community Advocate – Los Angeles
*  Job Developer/Interpreter – Pacoima
*  Job Developer/Interpreter – Crenshaw
*  Job Developer/Interpreter – Santa Ana
*  Outreach Coordinator – Bakersfield

To learn more about the above positions at GLAD, please go
to our website:

http://www.gladinc.org

If interested for any of these positions then please submit resume
and application to:

Jeff Fetterman
Human Resources Manager
Greater Los Angeles Agency on Deafness, Inc.
2222 Laverna Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90041

V/TDD:  (323) 550-4207
Fax #:  (323) 550-4204

E-mail: mailto:jfetterman@gladinc.org

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