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ASDC is proud to announce that the Roy K. Holcomb Distinguished Lecturer for our 2019 Conference is Dr. Michella Maiorana-Basas.

Dr. Maiorana-Basas is an Assistant Professor and Coordinator of the Undergraduate Program in Deaf Education at Flagler College, St. Augustine, FL. She has over 10 years of k-12 classroom teaching experience in deaf education in the bilingual setting and over 19 years of experience dedicated to the field as a professional.

She has previously served as the Constituent Chair for Deaf Hard of Hearing for the Division of Communicative Disabilities and Deafness (through the Council for Exceptional Children) and as a board member for Hands and Voices, Michigan.

Currently,Dr. Maiorana-Basas serves as a co-editor for Raising and Educating Deaf Children, Foundations for Policy, Practice, and Outcomes. She is also a Founding Member and Research to Practice Strand Coordinator for The Radical Middle Project.

Michella’s research is focused on the content area reading practices of teachers in upper-grade classrooms in signing programs and has dedicated her study and service to building philosophical and collaborative bridges in deaf education.

The 2019 ASDC Conference will be held June 27-29 at the Delaware School for the Deaf. 
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