Shauna Ward

Instructor, ASL

573-592-4349

shauna.ward@williamwoods.edu

Areas of Expertise:

  • American Sign Language and Deaf Culture

Education:

  • Master in Education degree in adult education, University of Phoenix, 2007
  • Bachelor of Arts degree in sign communication, Gallaudet University, Washington, D.C.,  1992

Professional Achievements:

  • American Sign Language instructor, Portland Community College and Portland State University, Portland, Ore., 2010
  • ASL instructor, Edmonds Community College, Lynnwood, Wash.
  • Taught ASL and interpreting in several locations in Canada—Calgary, Alberta; Sudbury, Ontario; and Edmonton, Alberta, starting in 1991

Certification:

  • American Sign Language Teacher’s Association (ASLTA), Qualified Certificate, 2009
  • American Sign Language Teacher’s Association (ASLTA), Qualified Certificate, 2007
  • York University ASL Interviewer & Rater Certificate, York University, Ontario, Canadian Culture  of the Deaf, Alberta, 2001
  • Language Proficiency Interview Training, Milton School of the Deaf, Milton, Ontario, 1999
  • Leadership certificate, Gallaudet University, Washington, DC, 1991

Affiliations:

  • American Sign Language Teacher Association (ASLTA)
  • Secretary of the Washington American Sign Language Teacher Association
  • Alberta Deaf Sports Association
  • Alberta Association of the Deaf
  • Alberta Cultural Society of the Deaf
  • Calgary Association of the Deaf