2009 Presenter


ASL Immersion Weekend 2009
April 17th, 18th, and 19th

Carole Lazorisak, NYC; MA; RID: CDI, RSC; ASLTA: Professional; Master Mentor.

She holds a BA, Gallaudet University, an MA, New York University, and worked toward a Ph.D. at Teachers College, Columbia University. She is a tenured faculty member of Education and Language Acquisition at LaGuardia Community College/CUNY in Queens, NY. Carole has been an educator, a consultant, an interpreter and a trainer for at least 30 years in the following areas: communication, language and cultural studies, interpreting, assessment, and training. New York Cable TV selected Carole as New Yorker of the Week and she was featured in the national arts and entertainment magazine Biography. She was awarded a Humanitarian Award from St. Croix Deaf Coalition, VI for her community work in March, 1999, has worked as a Visiting Professor at the University of the Virgin Islands, and as a Master Instructor/Consultant for the past several years in Puerto Rico. Carole gives presentations regionally, nationally and internationally and serves on Advisory Boards. Her most recent work has been with the National Consortium Interpreter Education Center: Deaf Interpreting Focus Group.

Her book, The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Conversational Sign Language Illustrated with a DVD was published September, 2004.