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Laurene E. Simms is a Professor in the Department of Education at Gallaudet University, Washington, D.C. She received her Ph.D. Degree in Language, Reading, and Culture from the University of Arizona in Tucson, Arizona. Dr. Simms has hands-on experience in the implementation of a bilingual/ multicultural educational environment for diverse Deaf and Hard of Hearing children and is an acknowledged expert on the topic of using ASL/English as the languages of instruction. CAL-ED is honored and very excited to have Dr. Simmsí expertise at the Conference to keynote on Sunday.

Print Dr. Laurene Simms' Keynote flyer here