Workshop for ASL High School Teachers – Houston

PAH! A workshop for ASL High School Teachers in Houston’s Public Schools

This workshop will be conducted entirely in ASL. The workshop is free to high school ASL teachers.

Saturday, September 16, 2006
8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

8:30 a.m. Registration
9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. Classroom Management, Susan Rostkowski (Korte)
12:00-1:00 p.m. Silent lunch
1:00-4:00 p.m. Visual Aid: Mouth Morphemes, Robyn Marcak
4:00-4:30 p.m. Wrap-up/Evaluation


Susan Rostkowski, BA in Deaf Education, Bowling Green University, Ohio. She has been teacher of the deaf for five years and five years as an ASL I, II, III teacher and club sponsor at Cypress Fairbanks ISD. Susan has been an adjunct teacher for two years at Cy-Fair College in the Interpreter Training Program. In 2006, Susan as a board member for Houston Area Teachers of Foreign Language as the ASL representative led a successful language competition for over 40 ASL students from over seven different school districts. She is also a member of ASLTA.. TxASLTA-Co Chair HS ASL teachers

Robyn Marcak, M.S. in Deaf Education, Lamar University. She is certified in all level of education and Secondary Level in ASL in the state of Texas. She taught ASL program at Fort Bend Independent School District and Klein Independent School District. She has been an adjunct teacher at Cy-Fair College. She gives numerous ASL workshops at locally, state and national. She is a member of ASLTA and is TXASLTA board, President.

This exciting workshop will cover:

Classroom Management

* No Voice activities in the classroom
* Target vocabularies – classroom
* Activities & rules that increase students expressive-receptive skills as well as behavior

Visual Aid: Mouth Morphemes

* Mouth morphemes activities
* Develop visual aids: Materials: project, games, participation’s
* Create effective communication skills using mouth morphemes into ASL classroom and curriculums.

Location: North Harris College – Interpreter Training Program
2700 W. W. Thorne Drive
Houston, Texas 77073-3499
Bldg: Announcement will be made at later date

For more information, contact Brian Kilpatrick, Professional development co-coordinator at: [email protected] – ASLTA, Professional Certification

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