CENTER for OUTREACH SERVICES
Cameron Crane , M.A.
School-Age Outreach Consultant
Carrie Thompson-Davenport , M.A.
Early Childhood Outreach Consultant
Jean Parmir , M.A.; CI, CT; ASLTA Professional; EIPA 4.9
Margaret DiMaria Murphy , B.S.; CI, CT, OTC; EIPA 4.6
Lead Interpreter Educator
Trudy Halker, B.A.; CI & CT; EIPA 4.5
Molly Estes , B.A., ASLTA Professional
Assessment Services Staff
Barbara A. Stahl , M.A.
Multifactored Evaluation & Enrollment Coordinator
Jody Daulton , R.N., B.S.N.
Karen Iamele , M.A.
Susan McTyiere , Au.D., CCC-A
Chris Sanders , M.A.
Bob Stinson , Psy. D.
Pamela Brodie, M.S., CSC
Pam has worked at the Ohio School for the Deaf since 1990. She currently is the Director of Outreach at OSD. Previously, she was the Administrator for Interpreting & Sign Language Resources (ISLR). Before working at OSD, Pam interpreted in secondary and post-secondary education settings, and worked as a freelance interpreter in her local community and nationally in a wide range of settings.
Pam earned a B.A. in Dramatic Arts from Kent State University, an A.A.S. in Interpreting/Transliterating from Columbus State Community College, and a M.S. in Education from the University of Dayton.
Pam has also been involved with the Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf (RID) and the Ohio Chapter of RID (OCRID). She served as First-Vice President of OCRID in the late 80’s. She was Chair of the RID national Professional Development Task Force from 1993 - 1995. Pam served on the national RID Board of Directors from 1995 to 2004. As a part of her RID board duties, Pam was liaison to the Ethical Practices System (EPS) committees, and received training to be a mediator for the EPS in 1999. Pam is also a member of the Conference of Educational Administrators of Schools and Programs for the Deaf (CEASD), Inc. and the Global Institute on Ethics.
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Cameron MacDonald Crane, M.A.
Cameron brings years of varied experience to his position as an outreach consultant working with the Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing school age population. Before joining the
School for the Deaf in January 2006, Cameron worked in both teaching and supervisory capacities at the
School for the Deaf in
Massachusetts and in mainstream Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing programs in
Oregon. Additionally, Cameron has taught leadership skills to Behavior Disorder students,technology classes, as well as teaching English in central
Professional Training: Currently he is working on a subsequent Masters Degree in Library and Information Science; with an emphasis on school resources for deaf and hard-of-hearing children. In 2006 he completed the Education Consultant Training Program for Cochlear Implants at Children’s
Philadelphia. In 2000, Cameron earned a Masters Degree in Deaf Education from Lewis and
Oregon. In 1995, he graduated with a Bachelors Degree from
University in Gender Studies, with a focus on women and education in the developing world.
Jody is a nurse at the Ohio School for the Deaf. She graduated from Capital University with a Bachelors of Science in Nursing and continued in Health Education at Ohio State University. Jody has also completed her School Nurse Certification. She has over 20 years of experience in Student Health Services at the Ohio School for the Deaf. She is also a certified interpreter by the Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf. Jody's parents were alumni of the Ohio School for the Deaf.
Bob Donaldson, B.S.
Bob has has been an ASL instructor at OSD since 2005. He has been teaching community ASL classes since 1990. Bob graduated from Marie H Katzenbach School for the Deaf, New Jersey in 1974. He graduated from the National Technical Institute for the Deaf in 1977. He graduated from Gallaudet College (now Gallaudet University) with a Bachelor of Science in 1980.
Yveetes Dorton, A.T.S.
Yveetes is the ISLR Secretary. She has worked for the State of Ohio since 1981. She has worked as a teacher's aide at the Ohio State School for the Blind and the Ohio School for the Deaf, as well as the school secretary at OSD. She joined the staff of ISLR when the department was founded in 1998. Yveetes has an associates degree from Columbus State Community College in early childhood development, with a minor in interpreting and transliterating. She is currently pursuing her bachelors degree at Ohio Dominican University in early childhood development.
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Molly Estes, B.A., ASLTA Professional
Molly is a native American Sign Language (ASL) user, who works at the Center for Outreach Services at the
School for the Deaf as an ASL Specialist. She works with ASL teachers and teaching/tutoring ASL to OSD students. Molly evaluates the sign language skills of Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing students from all over Ohio as part of the Student Assessment Center team. She is involved with developing a K-12 curriculum for learning ASL as a first language. She is also a Sign Language Proficiency Interview (SLPI) Coordinator/Trainer. Molly graduated from
School for the Deaf and the Blind in 1986 and
D.C. in 1992 with a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology. Molly also holds Professional American Sign Language Teacher Association (ASLTA) certification. Her parents and sisters are Deaf as is her husband. They have two hearing sons who have two languages: spoken English and ASL.
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Trudy Halker, B.A.; CI & CT; EIPA 4.5 (Elementary: PSE)
Trudy is an interpreter at the Ohio School for the Deaf. She holds a bachelors degree in ASL/English Interpreting from Bethel College and a Certificate of Interpretation (CI) and a Certificate of Transliteration (CT) from Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf. She received a rating of 4.5 on the elementary PSE (Pidgin Signed English) version of the Educational Interpreter Performance Assessment (EIPA) and passed the knowledge test. She has been working as a community interpreter since 2003. Trudy joined the Ohio School for the Deaf as a staff interpreter in January 2006. At OSD, Trudy interprets, coordinates interpreters, mentors interpreting interns, and assists with ISLR projects.
Karen has worked at the Ohio School for the Deaf since 1975. She is a speech/language pathologist serving students in the elementary, middle school and high school departments. She holds a B.S. degree in Speech and Hearing from Bowling Green State University, an M.A. degree in Deaf Education from The Ohio State University and an additional 30 hours in Guidance and Counseling.
Cynthia Whicker, B.A.
Cindy Whicker is the Events Coordinator. Cindy has an Associates degree in Interpreting and American Sign Language Education from Columbus State Community College and a Bachelors of Science in Education from Bowling Green State University. Before joining the Outreach Department in October 2006, Cindy worked as a youth leader in the Student Life Department at the Ohio School for the Deaf for four years.
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Margaret DiMaria Murphy, B.S.; CI, CT, OTC; EIPA 4.6 (Elementary: PSE)
Margaret DiMaria Murphy is the Lead Interpreter Educator for ISLR. Margaret has an A.A.S. in interpreting from the National Technical Institute of the Deaf, as well as a BS in speech and language pathology. She also has a Master Mentor Certificate from project TIEM at Northeastern University. She holds a Certificate of Interpretation, Certificate of Transliteration, and Oral Transliterating Certificate from the Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf. She received a rating of 4.6 on the elementary PSE (Pidgin Signed English) version of the Educational Interpreter Performance Assessment (EIPA) and passed the knowledge test. She is a licensed educational interpreter in the state of Ohio. Prior to joining ISLR, she worked as a staff interpreter for the US Department of Education as well as freelancing for many agencies and colleges and universities in the DC area. She served as the OCRID Awards Committee chairperson and on the OCRID Board as Member-at-Large.
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Jean Parmir, M.A.; CI, CT; ASLTA Professional; EIPA 4.9 (Secondary: ASL)
Jean is the Administrator for the Interpreting and Sign Language Resources at the Ohio School for the Deaf. She has worked as an interpreter, sign language teacher, and workshop presenter since 1983. She has an Associate of Science degree in Interpreting/Transliterating, a Bachelor of Arts degree in Elementary Education, and a Master of Arts degree in Deaf Education. She holds Professional level certification as an ASL teacher from the American Sign Language Teachers' Association (ASLTA) and the Certificate of Interpretation and Certificate of Transliteration from the Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf (RID). Jean received a rating of 4.9 on the elementary ASL version of the Educatonal Interpreter Performance Assessment (EIPA) and passed the knowledge test. She has an Associate License as an Interpreter for the Hearing Impaired and a Professional License in Teaching K-12 Hearing Handicapped from the Ohio Department of Education. She has also served as President and CMP Coordinator for the Ohio Chapter of the Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf and has completed the Project TIEM (Teaching Interpreting Educators and Mentors) Master Mentor Program.
Dr. Susan McTyiere has been the audiologist at the Ohio School for the Deaf since 1999. She has worked as a Deaf Education teacher, interpreter and audiologist since 1980. She has a Bachelor of Science degree in Deaf Education from MacMurray College, a Master of Science degree in audiology from Vanderbilt Universit, and a doctorate in audiology through A.T.Still University Arizona School of Health Sciences. She holds her Certificate of Clinical Competency through the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association. She also belongs to the Ohio Speech-Language-Hearing Association.
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Christine Sanders, M.A.
Christine is the Reading Department Chair at the Ohio School for the Deaf. She evaluates the reading ability of each student entering OSD, provides feedback to teachers for educational planning, and assesses each student's progress annually. As a member of the MFE team, Chris conducts initial evaluations and 3-year reevaluations in the areas of reading, writing and mathematics. Chris has been a teacher at OSD since 1977. She received a Bachelor of Science degree in Hearing and Speech Sciences from Ohio University in 1975 and a Masters of Arts degree in Deaf Education from The Ohio State University in 1977. She obtained reading certification from OSU in 1992.
Barbara A. Stahl, M.A.
Barbara is the Multifactored Evaluation and Enrollment Coordinator at OSD. She has worked at the Ohio School for the Deaf since 1976. Barbara received a B.S. degree from Ohio University in Speech Pathology and Audiology. She worked as a speech therapist for the Ohio County Schools in Wheeling, West Virginia for three years. Barbara went to graduate school at The Ohio State University and received a M.A. degree in Deaf Education. During her tenure at OSD, Barbara's positions have included teacher and Director of Student Services.
Dr. Bob Stinson has been a contract psychologist at the Ohio School for the Deaf since 2001. He is the psychologist on the multi-factored evaluation (MFE) team, and he completes all initial psychological evaluations and re-evaluations for the MFE team and at OSD. In addition to being on contract at OSD, Bob works at Twin Valley Behavioral Healthcare (an inpatient psychiatric hospital), and he has a private practice. He is also an adjunct professor at The Union Institute and Graduate School in Cincinnati, and he is a clinical externship supervisor with The Ohio State University’s Clinical Psychology training program. Bob has previously worked at the Bureau of Disability Determination (BDD) and Columbus Colony Elderly Care (CCEC).
Bob earned his Bachelor of Science in Psychology from The Ohio State University in 1995. He obtained his Doctorate of Psychology from the Wright State University School of Professional Psychology in 1999, where he was also trained in the Mental Health and Deafness Program. Following his graduate training, he completed a one-year post-doctoral fellowship, and has been independently licensed to practice psychology in Ohio since 2000.
Carrie is the Early Childhood Outreach Consultant for the Center for Outreach Services. She received a B.S. in Deaf Education (K-12) from
University and earned a Master’s degree in Deaf Education, specializing in Family-Centered Early Education from
DC. In 2006, she completed the Educational Consultant Training Program in Cochlear Implants through the Children’s
College. This intensive six-week graduate level training included clinical work at the California Ear Institute in Palo Alto, as well as practicum at the Jean Weingarten Peninsula Oral School for the Deaf in Redwood. Prior to joining the staff at OSD, Carrie taught in a self-contained pre-k/kindergarten class for deaf and hard of hearing children in Prince George’s Country, Maryland.
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