Debra Leff has been a Teacher of the Visually Impaired for over thirty years in various districts in central Texas. She is committed to the goal of visually impaired students having access to the general education and expanded core curriculum.
Kim West believes that all people have strengths and that educators desire to help others discover, encourage, and develop these strengths in myriad ways. Through these processes, we all learn and contribute.
Elaine Young is dedicated to instilling in educators, parents, and students that they are individuals first and persons with a hearing loss second. She is passionate about her thirty years of work in deaf education in both public and private settings.
Giselle Williams is committed to creating accessible learning environments for students of all ability levels. She has devoted eighteen years to this work and looks forward to continually learning more each day.
Nichole Kertis Barton
Nichole Kertis Barton is dedicated to removing barriers to learning and solving problems using technology tools. She yearns to be a digital native.
Darcy Schiller has worked with students, families, and educators in Hawaii, Guam, Indiana, and Texas. She knows that when serving those affected by developmental disabilities, she is serving something greater than herself.