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DeafDigest Gold – May 20, 2012

DeafDigest Gold – May 20, 2012

Gold edition            Barry Strassler, Editor
http://deafdigest.com – updated every Monday

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

Serving the Deaf Community since 1996; 16th year

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Last week’s ASL Videos with captions
http://deafdigest.com/videos/deaf asl in the courtroom/
http://deafdigest.com/videos/tv captions for deaf in restaurant/

This week’s ASL Videos with captions:
http://deafdigest.com/videos/hearing-angry-at-deaf-captioned-movie/
http://deafdigest.com/videos/animal-zoo-and-deaf-zoo/

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Galaxy Nexus[tm] at the Deaf Pager Store

The sophisticated, stylish and speedy Galaxy Nexus[tm] is now at the
Deaf Pager Store.

Android 4.0 lovers who want an ultra-fast performance can zip around
the web, download movies in a flash and multitask like a madman with
4G LTE speeds and dual-core processor.*

The brilliant display and super speeds make for an epic entertainment
experience.

With massive amounts of storage and optional Mobile Hotspot
capability supporting Wi-Fi for ten devices, you can power serious
productivity from virtually anywhere.

The Galaxy Nexus[tm] is priced at $199.99, after $350 Instant
Savings. Eligible upgrade (or new line activation) and 2 year
agreement required. Other monthly charges apply.

*Sprint 4G LTE will be arriving soon in select cities. Until 4G LTE
coverage is available, you’ll enjoy 3G coverage nationwide.

Find the Galaxy Nexus[tm] at the Deaf Pager Store, the store with the
devices and low-cost data plan only for deaf and hard of hearing
people.

For more information, go to: http://bit.ly/DeafPagerStore_DDG052012

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Deaf Cartoon (Fogey) of the week:
http://deafdigest.com/category/comics/

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

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weekly DeafDigest Blue & Gold editions also posted at:

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

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– What the stories are saying about the deaf?

Joanie Grondin, deaf and a single mother of two young
kids, is a newly minted graduate of the University of Southern Maine with a degree in nursing.
She is hoping to find a job at a hospital but worries
that hospitals may be reluctant to hire her because of
her deafness.

We have had a good number of Coda politicians. Most,
however, don’t do too much for the deaf when it comes
to legislative matters.
David Gibson, a Coda, just resigned from his position
as MP for the Gympie locale in Australia. The newspaper
said he was a strong advocate for issues involving the
deaf in the Parliament.
Why did he resign? He was caught driving with a
suspended license!

– Very Hot News

The Uganda Communications Commission has directed all television broadcasters to provide sign language interpretations in their programming or being shut down
by the government

– Thursday May 17th

The Trillium Family Solutions, which serves deaf clients in
Canton, Ohio, may merge with Greenleaf Family Center, another
such agency in Akron. Deaf community leaders are not too
happy with the possible merger, saying they were never
consulted about it. An upset member of the Canton Deaf
Community said:

Our Deaf Center in Canton is gone!

– Friday May 18th

Leveson Inquiry is one of the functions of the British
government. This inquiry looks into how the British
newspapers operate and to study its way of thinking.
Keep in mind these newspapers are notorious for its
screaming front page headlines about famous people’s
scandals. Anyway deaf leaders are saying this inquiry
does not look into the needs of the deaf community,
especially when disability payment program is threatened
with shutdown.

– Saturday May 19th

It was announced by the Postal News that the
Juliette Gordon Low commemorative stamp
will be issued on June 9th. Low, who was deaf,
founded the Girl Scouts.

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Deaf Miscellaneous stuff:

The internet closed captioning rules was inserted in a recent edition
of the Federal Register; effective dates of these FCC rules were
set for April 30, 2012.

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please email mailto:barry@deafdigest.com

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updated every Monday

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WAR AT MOVIE THEATER
There was a “war” at a movie theater. A group of deaf
people went to a movie because it was advertised as
captioned.
But the movie showed no captions. The deaf group
went to the general manager’s office and complained
about it.
The general manager apologized – and stopped the movie,
turned on the captions and started the movie again all
over from start.
A hearing person complained about the captions and
about starting the movie all over again, and told the
deaf group to get out.
The general manager told the hearing person to get out,
explaining to her that he advertised the movie as
captioned and that the deaf group paid for tickets.
The woman got angry. The general manager gave her
refund and told her to get out and never come back again!

– for ASL News version with captions, please visit:
http://deafdigest.com/videos/hearing-angry-at-deaf-captioned-movie/

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

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International Week of the Deaf 2012

more information at:
http://deafdigest.com/2012 international week of the deaf

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ANIMAL ZOO AND DEAF ZOO?
In a zoo in Sweden, a chimpanzee hates to be watched
closely by visitors. This chimp will throw rocks and
sticks at zoo visitors. The zookeepers are not happy
about it but the chimp is stubborn.
Do we, the deaf, like to be watched closely by
hearing people?
No. We hate it. Example – hearing people staring
at us at restaurants!

– for ASL News version with captions, please visit:
http://deafdigest.com/videos/animal-zoo-and-deaf-zoo/

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

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HUD Makes Available $85 Million to Fund Housing for Extremely Low-Income
Persons with Disabilities

more information at:
http://deafdigest.com/hud low cost deaf housing/

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A LEGEND IN DENMARK
Morten Olsen is a soccer legend in Denmark, having
served his nation as a player and as a long time coach.
This 62-year old individual is pretty much loved by the
soccer fans in this nation.
He has been deaf for almost 40 years. This is a fact
that very few people knew about it until he publicly revealed
his hearing loss.

A STATES DISABILITY CHAMPION
Three individuals are hoping to become the States
Disability champion.
Paralympics? No. In Guernsey, a tiny island nation,
in the English Channel, there is a public office, up for
election, called States Champion for Disabled People.
That person advocates the rights and needs of the
disabled, the deaf included, in the Guernsey Assembly.
We do not have this such special political office
anywhere in USA. It is not the same as State Commissions
for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing.

A DEAF-BLIND OWNER OF HIS REPAIR BUSINESS
Frank Levine is deaf-blind and owns his own business –
Atlanta Brailler Repair, in Smyrna, Georgia.
He repairs broken Braille typewriters. He was deaf all
his life and he lost is vision as he got older because of
Usher syndrome.
He was trained to repair Braille typewriters – and it
led him to operating his own business.

LOOKING BACK AT A PAST DEAFDIGEST VIDEO
(video with captions)

http://deafdigest.com/videos/video-dogwalk/

Do enjoy viewing that video!

OUR ORGANIZATIONS SERVING THE DEAF AND HARD OF HEARING

National Asian Deaf Congress

visit:
http://deafdigest.com/national-asian-deaf-congres/

AN EXCUSE FOR NOT WEARING A HEARING AID

a hearing aid stresses me out

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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 this
section

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WHAT IS THAT SUPPOSED TO MEAN?

I now wear a hearing aid that protects me from any more hearing damage

A hearing aid preventing any more hearing damage?

A hearing aid is supposed to help the person to hear better,
and not to prevent hearing damages. There are other ways of
preventing hearing damages, but a hearing aid is not one
of them!

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Deaf Question of the Week:

Q. A newspaper story said “Not many colleges offer a program
for deaf students.”  Is it correct?

A. No. Many colleges do – with support services. The quality
of such support services, however, vary wildly. Some colleges
offer excellent services; other colleges offer poor services.
The alternatives are Gallaudet, NTID, SWCID and CSUN.

send your questions to mailto:barry@deafdigest.com

the most interesting questions may be answered in future DeafDigest editions. Thank you.

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Rene Pellerin’s corner:

Interpreter services and Specialized Support Providers (SSP)

I am starting to need specialized support services.  I use interpreter services via tracking and tactile method.

In many situations,  SSP services are needed.

There have been confusion about when to use an SSP, or hearing ASL interpreter or Deaf interpreter.

It all depends on each event.  It is still a learning experiences for me to figure out my needs.

I once attended an event where I was the only Deaf-Blind person.

A hearing interpreter and a Deaf interpreter were working together to support my needs.

It did confuse the folks at the event.  I felt like I had bodyguards.

So, in a similar situation, I might have done it differently.

It is very important that a Deaf-Blind person is always in charge of his own accessibility needs.

I will now research future events before making requests for interpreter and/or SSP services.

Rene’s show business is now entering its 2nd year and it
focuses on the Deaf-Blind.

You can email him at mailto:info@renetheunstoppable.com

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Wish List of the Week:

that hearing people would stop asking us this question –

could the deaf person drive a car?

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DeafHistory:

Year 1837 – Evi Backus becomes the first deaf editor
of a regular newspaper – the Canajoharie Radii, a weekly newspaper serving the Rome, NY community.
This newspaper lasted about 10 years

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DeafNumbers of the Week:

9,611 – interpreters in USA that are certified

280 – CART captioners that are certified

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DeafLibrary Resources

these moon craters named after the deaf

http://deafdigest.com/moon-craters-named-after-deaf/

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DeafDigest Sports

is at:
http://deafdigestsports.com/

do visit that site to take a look for yourself

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Job description
Client Support Specialist
DCARA
position located in San Jose, CA

JOB TITLE:    Client Support Specialist DEPARTMENT:       Client Support Services
LOCATION:    San Jose
REPORTS TO:    Director of Client Support Services
DATE:        May 2012
STATUS:        Non-Exempt
SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITY:   No

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES
This position involves specialized primary focus on health related issues, work with deaf, hard of hearing, deafened individuals and deaf senior citizens. The Outreach Specialist provide services including, but not limited to, peer counseling, advocacy, independent living skill, information & referral, and community education in relation to health issues, youth & senior citizen issues, entitlement benefits and daily living issues.

Outreach Function:
–    Work with Director of Outreach Services to develop linkages and working relationships with health related   agencies in the City of San Jose and other deaf and hearing agencies serving the deaf community –    Develop and implement workshops, seminars, forums, and classes focusing on health related issues, SSI, SSDI, transportation, use of an interpreter in a medical setting, and other daily living issues.
–    Develop and send a quarterly benefits and health tips newsletter
–    Implement on-going support groups to follow-up on workshop topics and provide peer support to Youth & Seniors
–    Represent DCARA and/or the deaf community at meetings and community events –    Provide the following services: communication assistance, counseling, advocacy, independent living skills, information & referral and community education –    Feeding intakes and daily log in database system
–    Coordinate special projects as delegated by the Director of Outreach Services

Minimum Qualifications Required  (Education, Experience and Skills Abilities):
–    Experience in giving presentations, excellent project management and public relations skills, and a good team player. –    3 years of documented experience in public relations or any related field, BA degree preferred
–    Fluency in American Sign Language and strong background knowledge in the field of deafness and Deaf culture
–    Ability to relate with diverse groups of deaf and hard of hearing persons including, but not limited to, deaf senior  citizens, deaf-blind persons, foreign-born deaf persons, and others –    Ability to use computer and word processing software; knowledge of MS Office (Word, Excel, Power Point, and Outlook) preferred
–    Able to travel to appointments within the work week and must own a vehicle

SALARY: Salary is negotiable dependent on education and experience. DCARA offers competitive benefits.

DEADLINE: June 8, 2012

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Send DCARA application ( http://www.dcara.org under employment) cover letter, resume & three references via mail, email or fax to:

Human Resources
DCARA Headquarters
14895 E. 14TH Street, Suite 200
San Leandro, CA 94578

Email: mailto:hr@DCARA.org
Fax: 510.483.2526

DCARA is an at-will and equal opportunity employer

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Job announcements
Learning Center for the Deaf
Framingham, MA

(2) Classroom Assistant – Secondary Department
http://deafdigest.net/learning-center-for-deaf-classroom-assistant-position/

Classroom Assistant(s) – Summer Session
http://deafdigest.net/learning-center-for-deaf-classroom-assistant-position/

If interested in applying please submit a cover letter, resume, application (found on website) and three letters of recommendation and/or three references.

Send complete application packet to mailto:inquiries@tlcdeaf.org
or to the address below:

Personnel Department
The Learning Center for the Deaf
848 Central Street
Framingham, MA 01701

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position openings
Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf, Inc.
Alexandria, Virginia

Current RID National Office Openings:

– Certification & Education Specialist: Certification and Education Specialist supports the daily operations of the organization pertaining to the certification and education department, which is responsible for exam administration and certification maintenance. Certification and Education Specialist provides administrative and operational support to the director, managers and the department.

– Controller: Controller manager overall accounting operations for the national office, to include the production of periodic financial reports, maintenance of an adequate system of accounting records, and a comprehensive set of controls and budgets. Controller ensures compliance with generally accepted accounting principles. Controller assures financial plans are consistent with organizational goals and strategic plan.

Please e-mail any questions about current job postings at RID to mailto:careers@rid.org

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Recruiting teachers
Louisiana School for the Deaf
Baton Rouge, LA

La School for the Deaf is recruiting Teachers for the 2012/2013 school year

For more details and to submit applications go to: http://www.civilserce.la.gov.

For assistance call 225-757-3213.

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position opening
Mental Health Clinician – Deaf & Hard of Hearing Services
St. Cloud, Minnesota

$22.18 to $32.69 per hour ($46,312 to $68,257 per year)

We are seeking a mental health clinician to provide culturally
affirmative mental health services to deaf, deafblind, and hard of
hearing consumers living in St. Cloud, MN and Central Minnesota. The
ideal candidate will have a Master’s Degree in a behavioral health
field such as counseling, psychology, or social work; be licensed or
licensed-eligible as a mental health professional (LPC, LPCC, LP,
LICSW or LMFT) in State of Minnesota; be fluent in ASL; and have
extensive experience in mental health counseling including knowledge
of clinical/crisis interventions and psychiatric medications.
Minnesota is a great place to live and work offering the best of both
large metropolitan areas as well as small town charm. In addition to
a rewarding career we offer an excellent benefit and compensation
package. To learn more about how you can make a difference, please
send your resume to Dr. John Gournaris at
mailto:john.gournaris@state.mn.us

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Open positions
Walden School & Learning Center for the Deaf
Framingham, MA

(3) Therapeutic Mentor (Part-time)
http://deafdigest.com/learning-center-for-deaf-wraparound-program-position/

ILS Specialist
http://deafdigest.com/walden-school-independent-living-skills-specialist-position/

Recreational Specialist
http://deafdigest.com/walden-school-deaf-recreation-specialist-position/

Relief Worker (Child Care Worker Substitutes)
http://deafdigest.com/walden-school-deaf-relief-worker-child-care-worker-substitutes/

Please send information to the address below or apply online:
Personnel Department
The Learning Center for the Deaf
848 Central Street
Framingham, MA 01701

http://www.tlcdeaf.org
mailto:Inquiries@tlcdeaf.org

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accepting applications:
Interim Head of School for July 2012
Interim Head of School for July 2012
The Pennsylvania School for the Deaf
Philadelphia, PA

Coed Day School

200 students, Pre-school-Grade 12

Interim Head of School for July 2012
Permanent Head of School for July 2013

Located in Philadelphia, The Pennsylvania School for the Deaf (PSD), the third oldest school of its kind in the United States, is a premier provider of specialized educational services for students who are deaf and hard of hearing in preparation for further education or successful employment.  Its comprehensive programs range from early intervention programs for infants, toddlers and their families to the high school program with a largely academic focus, with the goal of post-secondary and/or vocational preparation.  PSD has 200 students, over 200 faculty/staff, and an operating budget of $14 million.

The Board of Trustees seeks an interim Head of School to begin July 2012 and a permanent Head of School for July 2013.  Significant senior administrative experience is a requirement, preferably including providing services to students with special needs.

Applications including a letter of interest, resume, personal statement, and list of five references should be sent to Jean Lamont, mailto:jlamont@educatorscollaborative.com or Deirdre Ling, mailto:dling@educatorscollaborative.com

Inquiries can be made to Jean Lamont (203-605-6975) or Deirdre Ling (508-423-1605).

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RIT Faculty posting form
Rochester Institute of Technology, National Technical Institute for the Deaf
Rochester, NY

Job Title/Rank: Instructional/Support Faculty
IRC57319 Department: NTID Arts and Imaging Studies
Job Category: Faculty, Non-Tenure Track

DETAILED DESCRIPTION
The Arts and Imaging Studies Department at NTID is seeking to fill a full-time 9.5-month lecturer/instructor position with an individual whose particular strengths are focused on a variety of technical and aesthetic aspects of photography.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to teaching and/or tutoring all aspects of:

– Digital photography technology and processes
– Professional photographic illustration: Advertising, Photojournalism, Fine Arts
– Biomedical photographic illustration
– Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Lightroom

Provide academic advising, tutorial support, direct instruction in the NTID Arts & Imaging Studies associate degree programs, career/placement information, and develop tutorial aids for a variety of content areas relating to photography. Facilitate application and transfer processes of deaf and hard of hearing students interested in obtaining a bachelor’s degree and/or master’s degree in the College of Imaging Arts and Sciences (CIAS).

For more information and to apply, visit: http://apptrkr.com/243489 – Faculty search for IRC57319.

RIT promotes and values diversity, pluralism and inclusion in the work place. RIT provides equal opportunity to all qualified individuals and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, age, marital status, gender, religion, gender orientations, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, veteran status or disability in its hiring, admissions, educational programs and activities.

The following persons have been designated to handle inquiries regarding RIT’s non-discrimination policies: Judy Bender, Assistant Vice President, Human Resources, 5002 Eastman Hall, 585-475-4315.  Kevin McDonald, Vice President for Diversity and Inclusion, Title IX Coordinator, 7048 Eastman Hall, 585-475-6795

For further information, you may contact the U.S. Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights, at: http://wdcrobcolp01.ed.gov/CFAPPS/OCR/contactus.cfm for the address and phone number of the office that serves your area, or call 1-800-421-3481.

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Job Description
Technical Support Representative
Purple Communications, Inc
headquarters in Rocklin, CA

(some travel to company, customer and vendor sites, some out of
state)

Brief summary of duties:
This position works with customers on an outbound and inbound basis, helping them resolve any issues they may have related to using Purple products. This position works under minimal supervision.
Areas of Responsibility: Provides top level technical support for all inbound callers. Responsible for gathering data on both satisfied and dissatisfied customers and will work with other Purple teams to bring any customer issues to resolution. Uses technical skills and consultative style to demonstrate to potential customers how and why product/services suit the end user’s needs better than competitor’s products.

Minimum Qualification Requirements:
– Knowledge of PC and MAC operating systems and iOS and Android
– Video conferencing technical knowledge (i.e. h.323, SIP, h.263, h.264)
– Proficient with all videophones and mobile VRS application on the market
– Resolve complex network, router and firewall support
– 2 years of technical troubleshooting experience with emphasis on customer satisfaction
– Requires the ability to stay on track and meet daily production goals.
– Requires an energetic and outgoing person
– Must be friendly, empathetic, a good team player, quick thinker and be able to multi-task effectively
– Ability to communicate and interact with various customers via VideoPhone
– Good English skills and ASL fluency are required.
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.

To apply, contact:

Laura Waterhouse
HR Coordinator
Purple Communications, Inc.
mailto:laura.waterhouse@purple.us
916.367.4917 Office
AIM:  LauraWPurple
http://purple.us/trynow

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An Invitation to Apply for the Position of President
Willie Ross School for the Deaf
Longmeadow, MA

Founded by parents -providing excellence in education one child at a time.

THE SEARCH
The Willie Ross School for the Deaf (WRSD) seeks an inspirational and energetic President to shape the next stage of growth for this distinctive organization. The President will provide direction to the School and serve as its public face, leading advocate, and operational steward. S/he will build on the momentum created by a dedicated board, veteran staff, and the outgoing President, Dr. Louis Abbate, who will be stepping down in 2013 after 28 years in the role. The ideal candidate will be an experienced educational or nonprofit leader and strong communicator with a deep commitment to the needs of deaf children and their families. This is an outstanding opportunity to lead a school with a reputation for innovation that aims to provide for the evolving intellectual, social, and emotional needs of each and every student.

Located in Longmeadow, Massachusetts, WRSD is a private school that was founded in 1967 by parents who wanted a day school option for their deaf children. With a model that allows students to learn at its Longmeadow Campus as well as in East Longmeadow public schools, WRSD is a pioneer in the mainstreaming of deaf students. Its simultaneous communication model – combining English-based sign language with spoken language – underscores the school’s prioritization of individual student needs above any particular approach or philosophy. WRSD continues to expand its offerings in order to be as responsive as possible to its student body. In addition to its campus-based programs, WRSD offers an array of audiological and educational services to students in 20 communities in Central and Western Massachusetts. With its educational partnership model, the School has become a national thought leader in deaf education and stands poised to take the next step in its evolution.

The President reports to the Board of Trustees and oversees a school that enrolls 63 students and reaches about 200 more through its outreach division. The 48-person WRSD staff includes four senior administrators, faculty, interpreters, audiologists, counselors, and speech therapists. The ideal candidate will have senior leadership experience at an institution with a focus on educating students with special needs. S/he should be experienced in reaching out to community leaders, policy makers, parents, and educational experts. S/he should have a passion for educating children and possess strong entrepreneurial instincts.

WRSD has retained the national executive search firm Isaacson, Miller to assist in this recruitment. All inquiries, nominations/referrals, and resumes with cover letters, should be sent electronically and in confidence to:

Sheryl Ash, Vice President & Director
Greg Esposito, Senior Associate
Isaacson, Miller
263 Summer St., Boston, MA 02210

Email: mailto:4434@imsearch.com

Willie Ross School for the Deaf is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer and welcomes applications from individuals who contribute to its diversity.

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position opening Rehabilitation Counselor for the Deaf
State of Georgia
Macon, GA

http://www.dol.state.ga.us/Access/Service/GDOLJobDescr?position_num=00081635&entry_timestamp=2012-03-09-11.04.08.868053

or

http://tinyurl.com/7qkzmj2

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faculty position posting
Arts and Imaging Studies- Design
Instructional/Support Faculty
National Technical Institute for the Deaf
Rochester Institute of Technology
Rochester, NY

Job Title/Rank: Instructional/Support Faculty
PC#: 0375 IRC55399
Department: Arts and Imaging Studies- Design
Job Category: Faculty, Non- Tenure Track
Starting Date: August 20, 2012

Subject to available funding.

DETAILED DESCRIPTION
The Arts and Imaging Studies Department at NTID is seeking to fill a
full-time 9.5-month lecturer/instructor position with an individual
whose particular strengths are focused on variety of technical and
aesthetic aspects of three-dimensional arts. Responsibilities
include, but not limited to teaching and/or tutoring all aspects of:

– Interior Design
– Industrial Design
– 3D Arts
– Foundations: Drawing, Two and Three-Dimensional Design
– Computer Aided Design/Drafting
– 3D Computer Modeling and Rendering

Provide academic advising, tutorial support, direct instruction in
the NTID Arts & Imaging Studies associate degree programs,
career/placement information, and develop tutorial aids for a variety
of content areas relating to art and design. Facilitate application
and transfer processes of deaf and hard of hearing students
interested in obtaining a bachelor’s degree and/or master’s degree in
the College of Imaging Arts and Sciences.

For more information and to apply, visit http://apptrkr.com/242197.
Faculty search for IRC55399.

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faculty position posting
Arts and Imaging Studies- Graphic Design
Instructional/Support Faculty
National Technical Institute for the Deaf
Rochester Institute of Technology
Rochester, NY

Job Title/Rank: Instructional/Support Faculty
PC#: 0375 IRC55400
Department: Arts and Imaging Studies- Graphic Design
Job Category: Faculty, Non- Tenure Track
Starting Date: August 20, 2012

Subject to available funding.

DETAILED DESCRIPTION
The Arts and Imaging Studies Department at NTID is seeking to fill a
full-time 9.5-month lecturer/instructor position with an individual
whose particular strengths are focused on a variety of technical and
aesthetic aspects of graphic design for print and non-print media.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to teaching and/or
tutoring all aspects of:

– Graphic Design
– Media Arts & Technology
– Adobe Creative Suite applications: InDesign, Photoshop,
Illustrator, Dreamweaver, Acrobat

Provide academic advising, tutorial support, direct instruction in
the NTID Arts & Imaging Studies associate degree programs,
career/placement information, and develop tutorial aids for a variety
of content areas relating to art and design. Facilitate application
and transfer processes of deaf and hard of hearing students
interested in obtaining a bachelor’s degree and/or master’s degree in
the College of Imaging Arts and Sciences.

For more information and to apply, visit http://apptrkr.com/242220.
Faculty search for IRC55400.

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Multiple Teacher of the Deaf Vacancies 2012-2013
Ohio School for the Deaf
Columbus, Ohio

Ohio School for the Deaf has a model preschool program, Interactive Video Distance Learning, state of the art technology support, well developed programs for work experience and transition activities, a vigorous Student Life program, athletic programs, participation of our Academic Bowl Team at the national level, summer programs, positive behavioral supports for students, and a well respected Outreach program.

OSD teachers individualize for students having diverse needs as well as preparing students for college. OSD stresses instruction using ASL and written English, as well as adaptations for students who have auditory access needs or using alternative communication devices. Students look forward to special after school events such as the holiday performance, Homecoming, athletic tournaments, the Marie Phillip ASL competition, art shows, leadership conferences, Prom, and talent show. OSD serves 150 students in pre-school through grade 12.

Location: OSD is located in a major metropolitan area with diverse neighborhoods and suburban regions.  Columbus is a family friendly city with a wide variety of leisure time and recreation activities, major sports venues in football, hockey, soccer, and basketball, multiple museums, universities, and water recreation opportunities nearby. Columbus does enjoy four seasons of weather but with relatively mild winters. OSD.s alumni organization is centered in Columbus.  OSD’s Athletic Booster Club supports OSD students. The cost of living is very reasonable in the Mid-West part of the United States.

Individuals with a concentration in math, reading, science, or social studies are encouraged to apply now

BA $38,563; MA $42,910; MA +20 and ten years experience $67,163

69% of OSD teachers have 20 years of experience or less.  85% of OSD teachers have a Masters Degree or higher.  All OSD teachers must pass the SLPI at the Advanced level or higher for ASL skills. Teachers enjoy 9 month calendar with pay spread over 12 months, a generous benefits package, and opportunities for professional development.  A face to face interview and SLPI are required.  Check the deadline date on the official posting form on the website below. Come be part of a dynamic and enthusiastic staff!

Please send a resume to:
Janet Gordon, Interim Superintendent
Ohio School for the Deaf
500 Morse Road
Columbus, Ohio 43214-1899

mailto:Gordon@osd.oh.gov

See complete benefit package and complete an on-line application at: http://www.ohioschoolforthedeaf.org/hr

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Job announcement Principal
Oklahoma School for the Deaf
Sulphur, Oklahoma

Oklahoma Department of Rehabilitative Services

Job Announcement: #12-004
Position Title/Level/Code: Principal, 1854
Number of positions/PIN: (1) – Unclassified / 80500414

Annual Salary Range: $4,554.38 to $5,768.44 Monthly

Beginning Date: Monday, July 11, 2011
Ending Date: Open until filled

Essential functions:
This position is responsible for scheduling classes and in-service,
handling discipline and the monitoring of teachers and staff. Duties
include assigning duties and responsibilities as well as monitoring
the functions of the Pre-Kindergarten through 12th grade academic,
vocational, physical education and special needs programs.

Education and Experience requirements:
A master’s degree from an accredited college or university, a
Secondary/elementary Principal Certificate, certification in Deaf Education and 5 years teaching experience. Candidates must
be proficient in American Sign Language to be considered.

Method of application:
Resumes or vitas will be accepted and must include educational
and work background listing places of employment, beginning/
ending dates of employment, and description of duties performed.
Please submit references along with resume. Information should
include a telephone number where you can be reached during office hours, your mailing address, e-mail address, and the
announcement number and position for which you are applying.

Send cover letter to:
Department of Rehabilitation Services
Attn: Human Resources Unit
3535 W 58th Street, Suite 500
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 73112

Fax: (405) 951-3543

If you have any questions regarding this position or the
application process, contact Calvin Small at (405) 951-3527
or Randal Zotigh at (405) 951-3454

An Equal Opportunity Employer

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– EXCITING EMPLOYMENT OPENINGS AT GLAD !! –

–  Staff Interpreter – Bakersfield, CA  (BGLAD)

–  Staff Interpreter – Los Angeles, CA

–  Staff Interpreter – Riverside, CA (CODIE)

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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