ASL in the Classroom: English/Social Studies

  • 12 Jul 2021
  • 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM


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VDOE Regions 1, 3, & 8 Educational Interpreter Grant

in conjunction with Reynolds Community College

ASL in the Classroom: English/Social Studies

Faithlyn Robinson and Robert Strickler Jr.

Date:  July 12, 2021

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 English and Social Studies. Focuses on comprehension and production of content-related information in American Sign Language with emphasis on sign production clarity and conceptual accuracy.


Presenter Bios:

Faithlyn Robinson is currently a teacher at the Virginia School for the Deaf and the Blind. She received her master’s degree in Special Education at Radford University in 2012. She received her Bachelor’s of Arts degree at Gallaudet University in 1992. Also, she received her Associate of Arts degree in Graphic Design at Art Institute of Atlanta in 1998.  Faithlyn teaches photography, graphic arts, and language arts. She was born and raised in Jamaica until 1981 which she moved to America. She enrolled in Virginia School for the Deaf and the Blind. She credited VSDB of making who she is today. She graduated from VSDB in 1988. She loves reading classics and enjoys taking photos during her free time.


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 Susan May, 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 Susan May by June  25,, 2021.



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