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Laurene Simms

Chief Bilingual Officer
Gallaudet University

Laurene E. Simms is Chief Bilingual Officer at Gallaudet University, Washington, D.C.  After graduating from the Indiana School for the Deaf, Indianapolis, Indiana, she received a B.S. Degree in Elementary Education from the University of Nebraska, Lincoln, and an M.Ed. in Deaf Education from Western Maryland College, Westminster, Maryland.  She received a Ph.D. Degree in Language, Reading, and Culture from the University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona.  She has been a Professor in the Department of Education at Gallaudet University for twenty years. As an ASL and English Bilingual Education consultant and a former elementary teacher, Laurene has hands-on experience in the implementation of a bilingual and multicultural educational environment for diverse learners.

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