GAD Conference is PROUD to announce and offer Education Workshop at the Conference
- BLUE Epeachy News
Sent by Christopher Merritt <chrisprez05@...>
Georgia Association of the Deaf Conference Committee is proud to
announce the newest educational workshop offered at the Conference in
This workshop, "From The Inside Out - Conflict Resolution" will be
presented by Savannah's own Dana L. Taylor, M.S.Ed. The workshop will
be offered on July 18th and 19th (at the GAD Conference 2007 in
Savannah at DeSoto Hilton). This workshop will be a 10 hr workshop
which 1.0 PLU will be provided (if mastery is met of course).
The flyer and registration form will be posted shortly on the GAD's
website, www.gadeaf.org under the workshop section in the Conference
section. Please take a look and I strongly encourage you to spread
the word out to those who might be interested in attending!
Dana L. Taylor, M.S.Ed.
Founder and CEO of The Elijah Agency, a business and educational
consulting group, has worked extensively in higher education since
1982. Her professional experiences include Founding Director of
Minority Scholars Institute, Assistant Athletic Director of Academic
Affairs and tenured instructor of Child Care and Development at Lamar
University, Beaumont, Texas. As a certified mediator specializing in
gang intervention, she developed the first Conflict Resolution
course and taught court-mandated Parent Education classes at San Diego
Community College district, San Diego, California. Her breadth of
knowledge in interpreting American Sign Language expands 35 years in
a multiplicity of settings including legal, educational, medical,
corporate, and the arts and entertainment.
Currently, a resident of Savannah, Georgia, Ms. Taylor travels
throughout the United States presenting educational workshops at
schools, conferences and universities.
She received her Master of Science in Education specializing in
School Psychology from Duquesne University and a Bachelor of Science
in Education with a concentration in Early Childhood Education at
Edinboro University of Pennsylvania.
Ms. Taylor has received additional training in linguistics and
interpreting at Gallaudet University, Washington, D.C. and substance
abuse at The Betty Ford Center, Palm
Christopher Merritt, President
Georgia Association of the Deaf, Inc.
Post Office Box 1616
Stockbridge, GA 30281