ASL Success Chat – Brenda LeMieux

Come and be inspired! Join Shawn Tulloch Thursdays at 7:00 PM MST for ASL Success Chat! This week Shawn will interview Brenda LeMieux, a teacher at Montana School for the Deaf and the Blind.

ASL Success Chat is a great opportunity for youth and adults to learn from the experience of deaf professionals. Come and be inspired! You can join Shawn by watching live on Facebook  (Click Here) or by joining in person on Zoom…

Topic: ASL Success Chat – Brenda LeMieux

Time: Jan 21, 2021 07:00 PM Mountain Time (US and Canada)

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Meeting ID: 826 8611 1106

Passcode: 877666

Brenda LeMieux was born and raised in Great Falls, Montana.  She attended Montana School for the Deaf and the Blind at the age of 5 and graduated from MSDB in 1976.  She attended and graduated from Gallaudet University with a Bachelor of Art in Psychology in 1980.  After a couple years of working, she decided to pursue her goal to become a teacher for Deaf/HH students. She attended McDaniel College in Westminster, Maryland one summer and eventually graduated from Western Oregon University in Monmouth, Oregon with a Master of Science in Education (Teacher of the Deaf) in 1987.

Brenda is currently working at Montana School for the Deaf and the Blind as a Teacher of the Deaf/HH for 32 years. She worked as a House parent at Idaho School for the Deaf and the Blind, a substitute teacher for schools in Idaho, Oregon, and Washington, and as an American Sign Language instructor at Western Oregon University and Yakima Community College.  She is a member and involved with Great Falls Club of the Deaf, Montana Association of the Deaf, and Big Sky Recreation Association of the Deaf.  She enjoys traveling, golfing, camping, reading books, and crafting.

Shawn Tulloch, (the host for ASL Success Chat) works for the Disability, Employment and Transitions Division (DPHHS) as the Program Manager for Deaf Services.  She advises the counselors and staff in the Vocational Rehabilitation and Blind Services on the DHH needs.  She is a strong believer for DHH to seek work and to learn/maintain independent living skills. Shawn has a BA degree in Language Arts from Hope College and MA degree in Special Education from Michigan State University.  She worked as a teacher of the deaf for several years before working for the State of Montana.