Pacts Cartagna, MA
CoordinatorContinuing Education Programs (917) 832-1202 VP/Voice (347) 815-0179 SMS firstname.lastname@example.org
Administrative AssistantContinuing Education Programs
Cheryl Collier, MA
John M. Collins, MA
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, 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.
Joel Goldfarb, BS, MS
Sue Livingston, PhD
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.
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.
Azadeh Malekan, MA
Christopher Reineck, MA
Azadeh Malekan, MA in Teaching of American Sign Language (ASL) as a Foreign Language from Teachers College, Columbia University, has experience teaching ASL at the secondary and post-secondary levels. She holds New York State certification to teach ASL to grades 7-12 and has taught Intensive Study in ASL Levels 2 and 3 at LaGuardia Community College.
Christopher Reineck, MA in Deaf Education from Gallaudet University, BA in Political Science from the University of Wisconsin, has experience teaching at the secondary and post-secondary levels. He is currently Director of Curriculum and Assessment at New York School for the Deaf, and has taught Pre-G.E.D. Readng/Writing at LaGuardia Community College.
Karen Romano, BA
Yakov Shifrin, BA
Karen Romano, BA in XXXX from Hunter College, AA in XXXX from LaGuardia Community College, has experience teaching at the post-secondary level. She has taught Beginning Basic Education 2 (BBE2) at LaGuardia Community College.
Yakov Shifrin, BA in Accounting from Baruch College, has experience teaching at the post-secondary level. He is currently Fiscal Monitor for Program for Deaf Adults, and has taught Pre-G.E.D. Math and G.E.D. Math at LaGuardia Community College.
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
Tara Wisniewski, MA
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.
Tara Wisniewski, MA in Teaching of American Sign Language (ASL) as a Foreign Language from Teachers College at Columbia University and BS in Deaf Studies in Human Services from Towson University, holds New York State certification to teach ASL to grades 7-12 and is a teacher of ASL in Westchester County.
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