Professional Development


The topic for this month's Lunch & Learn is "Deaf Brothers: Using All Communication Tools." All are welcome. Contact Tracy for the Zoom link.


Presented by: Lauri Nelson, Ph.D.

Learning Objectives:

At the end of this session, participants will be able to:

1. Discuss strategies to help parents use rich and meaningful language activities within their daily routines.

2. Identify and discuss parents’ impact on promoting their child’s curiosity and creative thinking through children’s literature.

3. Discuss the use of experience books and story boards to promote literacy development.



This year EII will join in collaboration with TRID to provide virtual workshops specifically on educational interpreting. Monday-Wednesday, TSD Staff, EII participants and TRID members are all welcome. Friday evening June 25 and Saturday June 26, EII will be held in conjunction with TRID’s virtual annual conference.

Summer EII welcomes ASL Story Teller and Performer Dack Virnig and Antwan Campbell Educational Consultant for Deaf/Hard of Hearing and Interpreter Support with the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction as presenters.