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Melissa N.

Midway City, CA

$35/hour

American Sign Language Certified

In-person lessons

$35/Hour


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Santiago Canyon College
Deaf Studies

Education

Santiago Canyon College (Deaf Studies)

About Melissa

I started learning American Sign Language in my Jr year of High school. I have known the language and culture for about five years now and I've enjoyed it ever since I learned. During high school I served on the board as the Vice President of my high schools ASL club. I recently completed my American Sign Language certification through a local community college.

Recently at my current retail job we hired a deaf employee; in doing this I was able to be in on the hiring process and training him and also training our staff on how to communicate and interact with him. I did not ever think of being a Sign Language tutor until one of my coworkers pointed out that I had already been teaching the staff so I should expand; that's when I decided to give tutoring a try.

I think American Sign Language is a beautiful language and can be very helpful in so many ways. I am very eager to share what I have learned and to spread the language amongst the hearing community. Sign language can be for everyone and anyone and it's really fun to learn.
I started learning American Sign Language in my Jr year of High school. I have known the language and culture for about five years now and I've enjoyed it ever since I learned. During high school I served on the board as the Vice President of my high schools ASL club. I recently completed my American Sign Language certification through a local Read more

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Cancellation
24 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 15 miles of Midway City, CA 92655
In-person lessons
Language:
Sign Language

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Sign Language

I have been learning American Sign Language for the last 5 years. I have taken deaf culture classes, finger spelling and classifers, ASL 1, 2, 3, child psychology, and communications in order to be certified in the language through my local community college. I just finished the certificate program, and my certification is being processed through my community college. I helped to teach my staff in a retail business how to interact and communicate with our deaf coworker who I was able to help with interviewing and hiring although I am not part of the management. I have filmed 4 different sign song videos. I often teach my family, friends, and coworkers ASL.

Santiago Canyon College
Deaf Studies

Education

Santiago Canyon College (Deaf Studies)

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $35.00

Cancellation: 24 hours notice required

Travel policy

Melissa will travel within 15 miles of Midway City, CA 92655.