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Amy Frasu

Amy Frasu
ASL-English Interpreter, Educator, and Mentor
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The goal of this website is to provide educational information in order to fight audism and empower the Deaf Community


Bio:


Amy Frasu (CI,CT) earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in Deaf Education and Elementary Education from Flagler College in St. Augustine, Florida and graduated with honors from Gallaudet University with her Master of Arts degree in Interpretation. Amy has worked as a community interpreter in Texas, Washington DC, Florida, and California. She is currently the VI-P Mentorship Coordinator at the San Antonio Sorenson VRS Center.

As an ASL-English interpreter since 1994, Amy has worked in a variety of settings, including medical appointments, business meetings, conferences, video relay service, theater, k-12 schools, undergraduate courses, and graduate courses. She also mentors interpreters, provides diagnostic assessments, and is an active adjunct instructor at San Antonio College in the Department of American Sign Language and Interpreter Training.


Key Skills:

Leadership

  • Supervision of interpreters
  • Diagnostics and goal-setting for interpreters
  • Development of policies and procedures for interpreting services
  • Organized and detail-oriented

Education

  • Interpreter training program faculty member
  • Presentation of workshops on various interpreting topics and skills
  • SKI-HI early intervention parent advisor training

Technology


Experience:

ASL-English Interpreter
Sorenson Communications Salt Lake City, UT 2005-present
San Antonio College San Antonio, TX 2003, 2007-present
University of Texas San Antonio, TX 2003, 2007-present
Vital Signs San Antonio, TX 2002-2003, 2007-present
Deaf Service Center of SW Florida Fort Myers, FL 2005-2007
Sign Language Associates Washington, DC 2004-2005
Deaf Interpreter Services San Antonio, TX 2002-2003
Mission Interpreters San Antonio, TX 2002-2003
Deaf and HH Service Center Salinas, CA 2001
University of California Monterey Bay, CA 2000-2001
Easter Seals Central California Marina, CA 2000-2001
Flagler College St. Augustine, FL 1995-1997
Elizabeth Cobb Middle School Tallahassee, FL 1994-1995
Interpreter Training Program Instructor
San Antonio College San Antonio, TX 2007-present
Deaf Education Teacher
South Ocala Elementary School Ocala, FL 1997-1998
Howard Middle School Ocala, FL 1998-1999

Education:

Gallaudet University Master of Arts in Interpretation (4.0 GPA) Washington, DC 2005
Flagler College Bachelor of Arts Degree in Deaf Education and Elementary Education St. Augustine, FL 1998

Credentials:

  • Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf - Certificate of Interpretation
  • Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf - Certificate of Transliteration

Professional Memberships:

  • Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf
  • Texas Society of Interpreters for the Deaf
  • American Sign Language Teachers Association