ASL in the Classroom: Social Studies/Science

  • 01 Jul 2020
  • 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM


VDOE Regions 1, 3, & 8 Educational Interpreter Grant

in conjunction with Reynolds Community College

ASL in the Classroom: Social Studies/Science

Robert Strickler, Jr.

Date:  July 1, 2020

Time: 9:00 am-4:00 pm

0.6 RID CEUs Sponsored by VRID

Location:  Zoom

Workshop Description: Provides extensive instruction of vocabulary and concepts used the content areas of Social Studies and Science. Focuses on comprehension and production of content-related information in American Sign Language with emphasis on sign production clarity and conceptual accuracy.

Presenter Bio:

Robert Strickler Jr. was born Deaf in Waynesboro, Virginia. He graduated from Virginia School for the Deaf and the Blind (VSDB) in 2007. Robert then received his bachelor's degree in Deaf Studies and a minor in Linguistics from Gallaudet University in 2011. He is currently working as a teaching assistant at his alumni VSDB, and as an American Sign Language Drill instructor at the University of Virginia. Robert has been able to teach in various settings and has done some deaf interpreting.

This workshop is presented at no cost to K-12 interpreters.  To register, please contact Sandra Blue, VRID is an Approved RID CMP Sponsor for Continuing Education Activities. This Professional Studies program is offered for 0.6 CEUs at the Little/None Content Knowledge Level.

If you require a reasonable accommodation for this event, please contact Sandra Blue by June  12,, 2020.


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