Catherine Daviton-Burland, LMSW
Assistant Director & Coordinator of Continuing Education Program(917) 832-1202 VPkatb@lagcc.cuny.edu
Administrative Assistant for Continuing Education Program(917) 832-1138 VP
Elena Burgos, MS
Cheryl Collier, MA
Elena Burgos, MS, Deaf (Bilingual) Education with a concentration in Elementary Education; BA, International Studies, New York State Certification Teacher Deaf and Hard of Hearing/K-12. Taught English Literacy to Deaf Adults 2005 to 2008 at PDA, and currently teaches GED Bridge to College for Deaf Adults.
Cheryl Collier, MA, Deaf Education; BA, Deaf Studies; ASL specialist at New York School for the Deaf. Taught Deaf children at Maryland School for the Deaf for 8 years, and ASL at Frederick Community College for a year. Currently teaches Intensive Study in American Sign Language, Level 3.
John M. Collins, MA
Venecia Conton, BA
John M. Collins, MA, Deaf Education, works at the Lexington School for the Deaf as Media Coordinator and Technical Director for the Ralph and Ricky Lauren Center for the Performing Arts. Teaches American Sign Language classes in LaGuardia’s Divisions of Academic Affairs and Adult and Continuing Education since winter 2007. Currently teaches Dual Access Intensive Study in American Sign Language, Level 2.
Venecia Conton, BA, Psychology, New York State Teaching Assistant Certificate. Eight years plus experience as a private tutor and teacher’s assistant at Lexington School for the Deaf, taught English Literacy to Deaf Adults 2005-5006 at PDA. Currently teaches GED Math for Deaf Adults.
Gina DiBartolomeo, BA
Joel Goldfarb, BS, MS
Gina DiBartolomeo, BA, Elementary Education, holds a provisional American Sign Language Teachers Association certificate, and has taught American Sign Language in the Metropolitan New York area since 1996. Currently teaches Intensive Study in American Sign Language Level 1.
Joel Goldfarb, MS, Deaf Education; BS, Psychology, is a retired New York State certified teacher at “47”, The ASL and English Secondary School. Teaches Drivers (Learner’s Permit) Education for Deaf Adults since 1982.
Carole Lazorisak, MA, RID CDI & RSC, ASLTA Professional, Master Mentor
Sue Livingston, PhD
Carole Lazorisak, MA, Counseling; BA, Psychology, holds CDI and RSC certifications from Registry for Interpreters of the Deaf, is ASLTA Professional member and Master Mentor. Professor in Education and Language Acquisition Department. Teaches Dual Access classes in Intensive Study in ASL, Levels 2, 3 & 4 and ASL Fingerspelling, Numbers & Glossing, Parts 1 and 2. Conducts professional development workshops: Preparation for Provisional ALSTA Certificate, ASL Portfolio: The Five Competencies and ASL Studies for Professionals.
Sue Livingston, PhD, Applied Linguistics, has taught Deaf students for over 35 years. Her research studies of language and literacy development in Deaf children, as well as interpreter effectiveness, have been published in American Annals of the Deaf, Sign Language Studies and The Journal of Postsecondary Education and Disability. Wrote books Rethinking the Education of Deaf Students, Working Text: Teaching Deaf and Second-Language Students to be Better Writers, and Working Text: X-Word Grammar and Writing Activities for Students. Teaches Dual Access Basic Skills in Writing and Basic Skills in Reading.
Sarah Morrison, MS
Nathalie "Libby" Oxenham, BS
Sarah Morrison, MS, Secondary Education for the Deaf; BS, Psychology & Criminal Justice, New York State Certification Teacher of the Deaf/K-12. Taught Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing High School students for two and a half years. Currently teaches Beginning Basic Education 1 and Intermediate Basic Education.
Nathalie “Libby” Oxenham, BS, Recreation, taught American Sign Language at Southwestern Illinois College. Since 2008 teaches ASL and English Literacy and currently teaches Intensive Study in American Sign Language, Level 2.
Roy Siskind, BA, BS, MA
Garrett Zuercher, BA/BA
Roy Siskind, MA, Deaf Education; BA, Secondary Education and BS, Mathematics, NY State Teacher Certification, taught GED and Pre-GED Mathematics for Deaf Adults at PDA since January 1993. Currently teaches Dual Access Introduction to Algebra and Elementary Algebra.
Garrett M. Zuercher, Dual BA, Writing-Intensive English and Theater with a Minor in History, has been teaching classes in Basic English Education to Deaf Adults and American Sign Language since winter 2008. Taught videoconferencing classes in English Literacy to Deaf Adults in Brattleboro, VT, Johnstown, PA and Haverhill, MA. Currently teaches Intensive Study in American Sign Language, Level 2.
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