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Education
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Jonathan Reynolds

Jonathan Reynolds

Honolulu

Summary

Skilled America Sign Language Specialist focused on maximizing students success through effective use of gesture, eye coordination and reading another people abilities. Personal and Community goals; building bridges in between deaf and hard of hearing communities.

Overview

29
29
years of professional experience

Work History

ASL Specialist

Hawaii School For The Deaf And Blind
2019-07 - Current
  • One-on-one, one-on-two, one-on-three, one-on-group of five or more.
  • Work on each case to cases each student, following IEP and ASL Standard under ASLTA.org.
  • Individual language basic communication skills development, assessments daily.
  • Three times a year; major ASL assessment on each student and developed rubrics.
  • Observe, Support, and Teach students who need more communication skills development

ASL Instructor

Hawaii School For The Deaf And Blind
2019-06 - Current
  • Delivered 40 hours per week of classroom lectures, instructing over 1 to 10 students per semester in ASL Specialist.
  • Teaching parents learn basic communication using ASL with their children.
  • Middle school; teaching basic communication and corrections of use pronouns/ semantics/ discourse.
  • High school students, taught Hawaii and Deaf culture, discourse communicative and expressive skills.
  • Taught basic expressive and receptive skills focus on listening and completing whole sentences.
  • Taught Bus Drivers two times weekly; basic communication skills.

Student-Teacher Assistance

Gallaudet University
2011-08 - 2020-12
  • Delivered personalized educational, behavioral and emotional support to individual students to enable positive learning outcomes.
  • Supported instructor with test administration, curriculum development and assignment grading.
  • Provided group teaching in classroom setting, as well as individual student support.
  • Administered quizzes and tests, and documented grades.
  • Worked with classroom teacher to learn about current standards and best practices.
  • Assisted students of all ability levels develop life-long learning skills and good study habits.
  • Stood in for teachers, checking lesson plans to provide consistent teaching to students.

Peer Leader

Gallaudet University
2011-07 - 2020-08
  • Devoted special emphasis to punctuality and worked to maintain outstanding attendance record, consistently arriving to work ready to start immediately.
  • Developed team communications and information for morning and evening meetings.
  • Monitor 30 students morning and night.
  • One-on-one sessions: give positive constructive feedbacks.
  • Develop two nights workshop: 1hr lesson plan and lead a Social- Ice breaker activity. Using Theme activities with “ASL and Theatre”

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ASL Instructor

Chaffey Community College
2018-08 - 2019-05
  • Delivered 8 hours per week of classroom lectures, instructing over 30 students per semester in America Sign Language.
  • Taught two ASL 101 classes
  • Twice a week course
  • Developing own assessment using Goreact software.
  • Meeting student twice a week for tutors.

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ASL Instructor

Ohlone Community College District
2016-08 - 2018-05
  • Delivered 8 hours per week of classroom lectures, instructing over 30 students per semester in America Sign Language.
  • Taught two classes weekly.
  • Developed a curriculum using Signing Naturally Book Unit 1-6.
  • Taught one-on-one daily with students.
  • Part-time, subbing pool. ASL 101, 200, 500 and DST 100, 200, 500
  • Taught average three times per a month.

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ASL Instructor

California State University Of Northridge
2017-08 - 2017-12
  • Delivered 8 hours per week of classroom lectures, instructing over 20 students per semester in Deaf Studies.
  • ASL 300. Advanced Discourse in ASL
  • ASL 490. Classifiers in ASL

ASL Instructor

Ohlone Community College District
2015-08 - 2017-05
  • Delivered 10 hours per week of classroom lectures, instructing over 30 students per semester in America Sign Language class.
  • Developed my own PowerPoint’s using materials from Signing Naturally Book Unit 1-6.
  • Assessment on student lab's requirement.
  • Required: attend lab meeting student 1 hour tutor two times a week.

America Sign Language Tutor

Gallaudet University
2012-10 - 2014-05
  • Educated students on study tips and exam strategies.
  • Offered complete instructional support for students unable to attend regular classes.
  • Worked with students in classrooms, small study areas or home environments to provide educational support.
  • Collaborated with students to complete homework assignments, identify lagging skills and correct weaknesses.
  • Responded to after hours email and telephone requests to provide students assistance with specific questions.
  • Tracked learning progress in order to identify opportunities to enhance tutoring methods and help students achieve fluent basic communication goals.
  • Participated in training classes to improve tutoring practices and learn new tutoring techniques.

Teacher Assistance

Indiana School For The Deaf
2012-08 - 2014-02
  • Assessed student assignments to check quality and completeness before submission for grading.
  • Supported instructor with test administration, curriculum development and assignment grading.
  • Assisted and mentored students in groups of up to 5 students by reviewing lesson teachings and one-on-one sessions.
  • Required to work closely with Main Instructor; 30mins morning meetings for preparation a day lesson plan.
  • Developing specific lesson plans in the stations for two students who are in sever behind of L1 language support.
  • Analyzing and keeping track with student’s strength and weakness (written log book)

Education

Bachelor of Arts - America Sign Language And Deaf Studies

Gallaudet University
Jan 2008 - May 2014

High School Diploma

Indiana School For The Deaf
Aug 1987 - May 2004

Skills

Fluent in America Sign Language

Deaf Interpreter

Blind Deaf Tacticle Interpreter

Performing Individual ASL Assessment

Major Plays: Corpus Christi, one of twelve main characters.

Major Play: Hamlet, character: King Claudius

Deafhood Monologue directed by Monique Holt, doing the one of major character monolingual narratives.

ASL Translator and interpretation

Accomplishments

  • Collaborated with Dr.Wonder children tv show. It lasted five seasons and was part for only three seasons. Role name "Billy". The inventor, brillant, loves Red Sox team, and clumsy.

Interests

Build connections with diverse communities

Postive reinforcement to indviduals

Self balanced with people, work, and life.

Work Availability

monday
tuesday
wednesday
thursday
friday
saturday
sunday
morning
afternoon
evening
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Timeline

ASL Specialist

Hawaii School For The Deaf And Blind
2019-07 - Current

ASL Instructor

Hawaii School For The Deaf And Blind
2019-06 - Current

ASL Instructor

Chaffey Community College
2018-08 - 2019-05

ASL Instructor

California State University Of Northridge
2017-08 - 2017-12

ASL Instructor

Ohlone Community College District
2016-08 - 2018-05

ASL Instructor

Ohlone Community College District
2015-08 - 2017-05

America Sign Language Tutor

Gallaudet University
2012-10 - 2014-05

Teacher Assistance

Indiana School For The Deaf
2012-08 - 2014-02

Student-Teacher Assistance

Gallaudet University
2011-08 - 2020-12

Peer Leader

Gallaudet University
2011-07 - 2020-08

High School Diploma

Indiana School For The Deaf
Aug 1987 - May 2004

Bachelor of Arts - America Sign Language And Deaf Studies

Gallaudet University
Jan 2008 - May 2014
Jonathan Reynolds