Subtlety, humor, empathy, and accuracy are often difficult to convey when interpreting from one language to another. Juliette Vayer will tell you that these key skills in American Sign Language (ASL) interpreting, along with advocating for the Deaf community, are part of what compelled her to earn her Bachelor of Science in Interpreting, Deaf Education, and Advocacy (IDEAS) from the School of Education this December.

Dr. Diane Ryndak, a professor in UNC Greensboro’s Department of Specialized Education Services , has been announced as the recipient of the 2022 June Downing Breakthroughs in Inclusive Education Award presented by TASH, an international leader in disability advocacy.

Dr. Debra Holzberg will serve on the Council for Exceptional Children’s (CEC) Executive Board as Publications and Communications Chair for the Division of Learning Disabilities (DLD). Holzberg and Dr. Julie Irene Bost will also be presenting at the 2023 CEC Convention and Expo in March of 2023. Both Holzberg and Bost are Clinical Assistant Professors in the UNC Greensboro School of Education’s Department of Specialized Education Services.

Dr. Morgan Chitiyo, the chair of UNC Greensboro’s Department of Specialized Education Services (SES), will be a keynote speaker at the 2022 South Africa International Conference on Education (SAICEd). The conference will be held in October in Pretoria, South Africa.