American Sign Language (ASL) Preserver & Promoter; Experienced Writer & Researcher
Kathleen L. Brockway
ASL Preserver & Promoter, Mentor, Community Historian & Researcher
Federal government employee, 19+ years (DCAA, DOD, VA, US Army PERSCOM, & NIH)
Relay Missouri Advisory Committee, Missouri, 1998-2002
Diversity Committee for the City of Bowie, Maryland, 2004-2005
Chaired for the annual luncheon, Deaf In Government, Washington, D. C., December 2005 and December 2006
Sponsorship & Technology Coordinator, Deaf In Government, National Training Conference, Washington, D. C., May 2007
Co-Chaired, 10 years anniversary annual luncheon, Deaf In Government, Washington, D. C., December 2007
Chaired the National Association of the Deaf's Deaf Culture & History Section, remote, 2014-2017
Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Management with University of Phoenix online, AZ, 2006, GPA 3.68
Dr. Frank Turk Award at Jr. NAD Eastern Conference, Atlanta, Georgia 1987
Inducted in Susan M. Daniels Disability Mentoring Hall of Fame, 2016, want to become a Disability mentor? Sign up here!
Baltimore's Deaf Heritage, Kathleen Brockway (Pleasanton, South Carolina: Arcadia Publishing, 2014)
History of Deaf Education
Colonial period, Deaf History (early Virginia Deaf Education)
George William Veditz & his friends
History of Mickie Jones, '70's musician with Angels Band
Presentations on: Appreciating the Legacy: American Deaf History & Culture, Deaf History & Culture 101 (research skills), Social Media 101, Accessibility 101 (museums and centers), and many more to meet your needs!
On-going project hired by ASL Rose Company, May 2017 to present the History of Deaf Education one stop center on the Web to be launched in 2018
Currently chairing the 50th Anniversary Gala for Model Secondary School for the Deaf Alumni Association in 2019
Experienced in past presentations since 2003, begins here in 2014.
Baltimore's Deaf Heritagebook completed and released, in June 2014. Order here!
Presenter on Think Outside of the Box, Olathe, KS, 2015 August; at the Deaf Cultural Center- morning and evening presentations.
Presenter/Consultant with the Deaf Cultural Center Board, Olathe, KS, 2015 August.
Presenter at Frederick, Maryland Public Library, 2014 August on Baltimore's Deaf Heritage.
Guest Presenter at Washington, DC Public Library, 2014 August on Baltimore's Deaf Heritage.
Presenter at Rochester Institute of Technology/NTID, 2014 September; Critical Thinking & Writing Class, Deaf Culture Class, on
stage presentation & book signing Baltimore's Deaf Heritage, booth meet & greet.
Booth & Delegate at NAD for the Deaf Culture and History Section, 2014 July.
Presenter at Lexington School for the Deaf, Jackson Heights, NY, 2014 September.
Presenter at Fanwood State Deaf School, NY 2014 September.
Presenter at the Baltimore Public Library hosted by the Baltimore City Historic Society, 2015 February
Presenter at the Baltimore County Historic Society, 2015 January
Presenter and Host the NAD Deaf Culture & History Section event with 5 other group of deaf authors at the NAD Headquarters,
April 15, 2016 celebrating the ASL Day
Presenter with Jowy Crosta on Wakening of Deaf Culture: Bringing the Values of Deaf Culture to the Community at New Jersey Deaf
School (Marie Katzenbach School for the Deaf), May 13, 2016
Detroit's Deaf Heritage book completed, released June 2017. Order here.
Booth & Alt. Delegate at NAD for the Deaf Culture & History Section, 2016 July
Guest Presenter on Detroit's Deaf Heritage at Lansing Community College, Lansing, Michigan, July 29, 2016
Presenter on workshop about the Deaf History & Culture 101 at South Carolina Association of the Deaf One Day Leadership
Conference, August 20, 2016
Presenter on Wakening Deaf Culture & Bringing Values Back to the Deaf Community, at NTID/RIT, Rochester, NY, September 16
Presenter on both books, Baltimore's Deaf Heritage and Detroit's Deaf Heritage, Barnes & Noble @ RIT bookstore, September 17
Presenter, Reawakening the Deaf History & Culture and Bring Values Back Into the Deaf Community, at University of New
Hampshire Manchester, Manchester, New Hampshire, September 23, 2016
Presenter, Appreciating the Legacy: American Deaf History & Culture, McDaniel College, Westminster, MD, October 6, 2016
Presenter, How I Overcame the Barriers as a Professional Deaf Woman, Notre Dame of Maryland University at the Women of the World (WOW) Baltimore Festival, October 7, 2016
Booth at Hearing Loss Expo, Pennsylvania, November 2-3, 2016
Booth at ASL Connect Expo, W. Trenton, New Jersey at MKSD, November 5, 2016
Presenter on American Deaf History & Culture, Coventry Village Library, Cleveland, OH, March 9, 2017
Presenter on Social Media 101, Columbus, OH, March 10, 2017
Keynote Presenter at the Greater Richmond Chapter Virginia Association of the Deaf banquet, Richmond, Virginia, April 22, 2017
Workshop Presenter on Social Media 101,at National Black Deaf Advocates Conference in Baltimore, Maryland, August 2017
Guest Presenter at the Howard County Miller Branch Public Library in Elliott City, Post-Baltimore's Deaf Heritage: Hidden History,
Sept 25, 2017 hosted by Howard County Assn of the Deaf during the Deaf Awareness Week kickoff
Workshop Presenter on Accessibility 101, at Master Docent Series Workshops 2018, Frederick, MD, Feb 24, 2018
National Training Conference, three days, Deaf In Government (DIG), May 2003
National Training Conference, three days, DIG, May 2005
Deaf Women Leadership Week workshop, a week class, Gallaudet University, summer 2005
National Training Conference, three days, DIG, May 2007 (Sponsorship, Student Volunteer & Technology Coordinator)
Deafhood 101, a week class, Gallaudet University, December 2012
National Association of the Deaf (NAD) Conference, July 2014 (Delegate)
Georgetown University Stewardship of Sign Language One Day Conference, summer 2015 (Presenter)
Small Museum Association Conference, three days, February 2016
NAD Conference, July 2016 (Alternate Delegate)
South Carolina Association of the Deaf One Day Leadership Conference, August 2016 (Presenter)
Virginia Association of the Deaf One Day Leadership Conference, September 2016 (Keynote Presenter)
Heritage Languages Conference, one day, September 2016
100th Anniversary Detroit Association of the Deaf Gala, October 2016 (Book signing & Presenter)
Small Museum Association Conference, three days, February 2017 (Workshop Presenter on Accessibility 101 for Deaf & Hard of Hearing Visitors)
Deaf Business Owners Summit, one day, May 2017 at Catonsville, Maryland hosted by the Maryland government Office of Deaf and Hard of Hearing.
Virginia Association of the Deaf Leadership Training Conference, one day, Richmond, Virginia, June 10, 2017
National Black Deaf Advocates Conference, August 1-6, 2017 (Workshop Presenter on Social Media 101)
Small Museum Association Leadership Workshop on fundraising efforts, one day, Sept 25, 2017
Heritage Language Conference, October 7, 2017 at American University, Washington D. C.
Small Museum Association Conference, three days, February 18-20, 2018 (included one full Sunday with Deaf museum/center representatives only). Want to attend? sign up here! For more info how to participate in the Deaf-only day event, contact me.
Deaf Studies Today! Conference, Salt Lake City, UT, April 2018 (more information coming soon)
(Will be regularly updated on occasions)