Webinar 1: Elevating Families
BIO: John A. Serrano is currently the Superintendent of Atlanta Area School for the Deaf, a day school serving over 160 Deaf and Hard of Hearing students in metro Atlanta, Georgia. He resides in Alpharetta, Georgia with his wife, Melly and three kids, Natalia (13), AJ (12) and Matthew (4).
BIO: Dr. Osborne saw so many social inequities and civil rights issues that led to a shift in moving from counseling to the field of education. She believed that by working in Deaf education, she could teach Black & Latinx Deaf students the importance of being mindful, compassionate activists and become critically conscious of the society that does not value them.
BIO: Nan is a counselor for Deaf and Hard of Hearing students at Ohlone college. He was born in China and immigrated to the U.S. as a teenager. Stephanie is an elementary teacher at the California School for the Deaf. She was born and raised in Australia. Avid travelers, both Nan and Stephanie love living in the vibrant and diverse community of the San Francisco Bay Area. Nan had been an active member of the Asian Deaf community, serving various positions in organizations at the local and national level, and had been a long-time storyteller at the Oakland Museum of California. They are adoptive parents of two Deaf children from China.