Advisor: Dr. Susan Easterbrooks
Georgia State University, B.S. – Early Childhood Education (Dual Certification: Early Childhood and Special Education P-12)
Georgia State University, M.Ed. – Students with Exceptionalities: Deaf and Hard of Hearing (DHH)
Instructional methods for students who are DHH, most notably literacy instruction for students using American Sign Language or an English-based sign system, especially when a severe to profound hearing loss is present. Development of teacher and material exchange programs between U.S. and Ethiopian schools for the Deaf.
Easterbrooks, S. & Tucci, S. (2011, February). Struggles for Education, Dignity and Survival of DHH Students in Two African Countries. Association of College Educators: Deaf & Hard of Hearing, Ft. Worth, TX.