April ASL Workshops

Events & Workshops
March 24, 2021
[Image description: a flyer shows the information listed above with the DEAF, Inc. logo at the top. Included in the flyer are pictures of the two presenters, Dean Papalia and Heather Nowicki. Dean is smiling. He is bald and is wearing glasses with a black sweater and a striped collared shirt underneath. He has a white beard. He is standing next to a play-on image of the famous painting Mona Lisa signing “Deaf”. The picture is from his elbows up. Heather is smiling. She is wearing a black dress and has long brown hair in a ponytail over her shoulder. She is standing in front of a colorful wall. The picture is from her shoulders up.]

DEAF, Inc. 
American Sign Language Workshop Series

Special Deal! 
Sign up for both: $50

Deadline to register for both: April 7th, 2021 by 3:00PM EST
Register at: https://www.cognitoforms.com/deafinc2/workshopregistration 

Fun with Classifiers: April 10th, 2021 1:00PM – 3:00PM EST
All Around Sports: April 24th, 2021 2:00PM – 4:00PM EST

[Image description: a flyer shows the information listed above with the DEAF, Inc. logo at the top. Included in the flyer is a picture of Heather smiling. She is wearing a black dress and has long brown hair in a ponytail over her shoulder. She is standing in front of a colorful wall. The picture is from her shoulders up.]


DEAF, Inc. American Sign Language Workshop Series
Presenter Spotlight: Heather Nowicki

Heather Nowicki is currently a Visiting Lecturer of American Sign Language at Brown University and started her third year. Prior to moving and residing in Massachusetts, Heather was adjunct faculty at Columbia College Chicago for ten years. She obtained her Bachelor of Science degree from Rochester Institute of Technology and holds a Master degree in Sign Language Education from Gallaudet University. Heather currently has 15+ years of experience teaching all levels of ASL, with specialties including Fingerspelling, Numbers in ASL and Classifiers. She is an enthusiastic and motivating instructor with a suitcase full of tools and ideas to help facilitate learners’ growth in American Sign Language. “Signs are to Eyes what Words are to Ears.”

Topic: Fun with Classifiers
Deadline to register: April 7th, 2021 by 3:00PM EST

Register at: https://www.cognitoforms.com/deafinc2/workshopregistration 
Join us at Zoom Saturday, April 10th, 2021 from 1:00PM – 3:00PM EST
Registration fee: $30

[Image description: a flyer shows the information listed above with the DEAF, Inc. logo at the top. Included in the flyer is a picture of Dean smiling. He is bald and is wearing glasses with a black sweater and a striped collared shirt underneath. He has a white beard. He is standing next to a play-on image of the famous painting Mona Lisa signing “Deaf”. The picture is from his elbows up.]

DEAF, Inc. 
American Sign Language Workshop Series
Presenter Spotlight: Dean Papalia

Dean Papalia is the Chair of the American Sign Language Department and teaches ASL 1 to 4 levels, Medical signing, Immersion and Deaf Literature at the Saint Francis University in central- western Pennsylvania. He also developed ASL curriculum and taught K-12 as well for nearly 15 years. In addition, Dean created the schools’ ASL National Honor Society and ASL Club. He currently serves as the President of the Bay Area (California) American Sign Language Teacher Association. He earned his Master’s degree in Sign Language Education from Gallaudet University.

Topic: All Around Sports

Deadline to register: April 21, 2021 by 3:00PM EST
Register at: https://www.cognitoforms.com/deafinc2/workshopregistration 
Join us at Zoom Saturday, April 24th, 2021 from 2:00PM – 4:00PM EST
Registration fee: $30

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