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  • Member of Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf (RID) 
  • Member of Iowa State Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf (ISRID) 

Work experience

Feb 2015Present

Transportation/Substitute Residential Counselor

Iowa School for the Deaf

3501 Harry Langdon Boulevard Council Bluffs, IA 51503

Transport students in School Bus from school campus to homes, produce, use, and understand Sign Language to communicate with students, supply students with a safe means of transportation between home life and school life. Assist students with school assignments, escort students to and from meals, activities, and events, communicate with Sign Language, act as role model and mentor to students. 

Jul 2009Present

Assistant Manager 

Famous Footwear

 3606 Metro Drive Suite 300 Council Bluffs, IA 51501

Appointed and trusted key holder, responsible for Loss Prevention, building sales, up-selling, coach team members to success, maintain company standards and goals. Politely greet and assist customers who come through the door and also via telephone. Describe product to customers and accurately ring up merchandise at check out process. Process refunds and exchanges for merchandise. 

Jul 2007Jul 2008

Sales Associate

Famous Footwear

Politely greet and assist customers who come through the door and also via telephone, describe product to customers, accurately ring up merchandise at check out process, maintain store cleanliness and meet company goals. 



Interpreting Program-Associates of Applied Science Degree (AAS)

Iowa Western Community College 
  • Held American Sign Language Club Officer positions: Positivity “Sunshine” Officer and Club President.
  • Member of Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society

Professional Development/Workshops 

  • An Interpreter’s Invisible Boundaries of Mental Health Interpreting Workshop

  • Language vs. Communication: Two Roads Taken Workshop

  • Seven Major Effects on Language and the Impact on American Sign Language (ASL) Workshop



Educational Interpreter Performance Assessment 

 EIPA Level 3.5 

The EIPA evaluates the ability to expressively interpret classroom content and discourse and the ability to receptively interpret student sign language. It is not limited to any one sign language or system.

Volunteer Opportunities


Selected to volunteer as Support Staff for the Iowa Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf workshop in Des Moines. 


Volunteered Interpreting services for Riverside High School's Drama Program performance. 

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