American Sign Language (ASL) Preserver & Promoter; Experienced Writer & Researcher

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ASL Preserver & Promoter, Mentor, Community Historian, Presenter, & Researcher


EDUCATION
Masters of Arts, Cultural Sustainability, expected May 2020, July 2018-present, Goucher College of Baltimore, Maryland


Bachelors of Science, Business Management, 2006, University of Phoenix, Arizona


PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Consultant, August 2012-Present

Consult various clients on accurate source checker and material development.

Regularly update on the website: KatBrockway.com. Arrange meetings with clients.

Provide workshops or presentations by invitation.

History of Deaf Education Researcher, ASL Rose Company, May 2017-Present

Create biographies for the company website: ASLRose.com. Conduct historical research, take photographs, and interview individuals for information. Use WordPress and Photoshop editing program for multi-media onto ASLRose.com.

Consult for the Deaf Studies related research on biographies and sources.

Coordinate the second annual Deaf Museum Association registrants' workshops and present on History of Deaf Education at the upcoming Small Museum Conference, February 2018.


PUBLICATIONS

Books
Brockway, K. L. (2016). Detroit's Deaf Heritage. Mount Pleasant, SC: Arcadia Publishing.


Brockway, K.L. (2014). Baltimore's Deaf Heritage. Mount Pleasant, SC: Arcadia Publishing.


Book Chapter


Brockway, K.L. & Grushkin, D. (In review). History of the Deaf Grassroots Movement.


Articles


Brockway, K.L. (2018, May). Correction of the historical markers in Virginia, Part 1. Virginia School for the Deaf Alumni Association Newsletter. Page 3.


Brockway, K.L. (2018, January). Appreciating American deaf history & culture: Virginia deaf education, Part 3. Virginia School for the Deaf Alumni Association Newsletter. Page 3.


Brockway, K.L. (2017, November). Appreciating American deaf history & culture: Virginia deaf education, Part 2. Virginia School for the Deaf Alumni Association Newsletter. Page 3.


Brockway, K.L. (2017, August). Appreciating American deaf history & culture: Virginia deaf education, Part 1. Virginia School for the Deaf Alumni Association Newsletter. Page 3.


PRESENTATIONS 

Brockway, K.L. & Smith, A.K. (2018, April). A Squeaky Clean History of Deaf Education. Deaf Studies Today Mini Conference at Utah Valley University, Orem, UT.


Brockway, K.L. (2018, February). Accessibility 101. Frederick Historical Society, Master Docent Series 2018, Frederick, MD.


Brockway, K.L. (2017, September). Appreciating the American Deaf History and Culture. Miller Branch Public Library, Howard County, MD.


Brockway, K.L. (2017, August). Social Media 101. National Black Deaf Advocates Conference, Baltimore, MD.


Brockway, K.L. (2017, March). History of the Early Virginia Deaf Education. [Keynote Speaker]. Greater Richmond Chapter Virginia Education of the Deaf Banquet, Richmond, VA.


Brockway, K.L. (2017, April). Appreciating the American Deaf History and Culture. Coventry Village Library event sponsored by Deaf Phoenix, Columbus, OH.


Brockway, K.L. & Northup, E. J. (2017, April), Social Media 101. Deaf Phoenix, Cleveland, OH.


Brockway, K.L. (2017, February). Accessibility 101. Small Museum Association Conference, College Park, MD.


Brockway, K.L. (2016, September). Barriers as a Professional Deaf Woman. [Panel Speaker]. World of Women Conference, Baltimore, MD.


Brockway, K.L. (2016, October). Appreciating the American Deaf History and Culture. University of New Hampshire at Manchester, Manchester, NH. 


Brockway, K.L. (2016). Appreciating the American Deaf History and Culture. McDaniel College, Westminister, MD.


Brockway, K.L. (2016, August). Detroit's Deaf Heritage. NTID/RIT, Rochester, NY.


Brockway, K.L. (2016, August). Basics of Preparation for the Archives. South Carolina Association of the Deaf Mini Conference, Charleston, SC.


Brockway, K.L. (2016, July). Detroit's Deaf Heritage. Lansing Community College, Lansing, MI.


Brockway, K.L. (2016, July). Role Models in the Detroit Deaf Community. Detroit Schools of Arts, Detroit, MI.


Brockway, K.L. & Crosta, J. (2016, May) National Association of the Deaf: Deaf Culture and History Section. Marie Katzenbach School for the Deaf Campus, Trenton, NJ.


Brockway, K.L. (2015). Baltimore's Deaf Heritage. Baltimore County Historical Society, Baltimore, MD.


Brockway, K.L. (2015, January). Baltimore's Deaf Heritage. Baltimore City Historical Society, Baltimore, MD.


Brockway, K.L. (2015, September). Appreciating the American Deaf History and Culture. New York School for the Deaf at Fanwood, White Plains, NY.


Brockway, K.L. (2015, September). Appreciating the American Deaf history and Culture. Lexington School for the Deaf, Jackson Heights, NY.


Brockway, K.L. (2015, August). Appreciating the American Deaf History and Culture. Deaf Cultural Center, Olathe, KS.


Brockway, K.L. (2015, August). Sharing the Facts of Deaf Museums and Centers. Deaf Cultural Center Board, Olathe, KS.


Brockway, K.L. (2015, June). Bring the Wealth of Books into the Public. Georgetown University Stewardship of Sign Language Mini Conference, Washington, DC.


Brockway, K.L. (2014, October). Baltimore's Deaf Heritage. Gallaudet University Deaf History Series, Gallaudet University History Department, Washington, DC.


Brockway, K.L. (2014, August). Baltimore's Deaf Heritage. Martin Luther King Public Library, Washington, DC.


Brockway, K.L. (2014, August). Baltimore's Deaf Heritage. C. Burr and Artz Public Library, Frederick, MD.


Brockway, K.L. (2014, August). Appreciating the American Deaf History and Culture. NTID/RIT, Rochester, NY.


AWARDS

Dr. Frank Turk Award, 1987

Susan M. Daniels Disability Mentoring Award, 2016. National Disability Mentoring Coalition, Washington, DC. 


RELATED EXPERIENCE

Deaf History & Culture Section Chair, National Association of the Deaf, April 2014-April 2017. Corresponded with the members and promote the events. Consulted the members and non-members in general through phone, electronic mail, and in person giving presentations. Hosted the special events with the members and present videos on special occasions like National Deaf History Month and International Week of the Deaf. Traveled to the conference to coordinate the booth and serve as a Delegate (2014) and Alternate Delegate (2016). Coordinated the Deaf Museum Association registrants' workshops at three days Small Museum Conference, February 2017.


MSSD 50th Anniversary Chair, Model Secondary School for the Deaf Alumni Association (MSSDAA), October 2017-Present. Corresponded with the members and promote the events. Recruited coordinators and committee set up. Make reports to the MSSDAA Board of Directors and Executive Board. Set up the pages through Social Media to communicate with the committees. Hosted the special events like ASL SLAM of DC, April 2018. Plan and coordinate the events for October 14-19, 2019 week.


PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIP

  • National Association of the Deaf
  • U.S. Deaf History Association
  • Mid-Atlantic Small Museum Association
  • Baltimore County Historical Society
  • Baltimore City Historical Society
  • Virginia School for the Deaf Alumni Association

CONFERENCES/WORKSHOPS

National Training Conference, three days, Deaf In Government, May 2003, Bethesda, MD.

National Training Conference, three days, Deaf In Government, May 2005, Washington, DC.

Deaf Women Leadership Week workshop, a week class, Gallaudet University, summer 2005, Washington, DC.

National Training Conference, three days, May 2007, Washington, DC.

Deafhood 101, a week class, Gallaudet University, December 2012, Washington, DC.

National Association of the Deaf Conference, July 2014 (Delegate), Atlanta, GA.

Small Museum Association Conference, three days, February 2016, Ocean City, MD.

National Association of the Deaf Conference, July 2016 (Alt. Delegate), Phoenix, AZ.

Heritage Languages Conference Mini Conference, September 2016, American University, Washington, DC.

Small Museum Association Conference, three days, February 2017, College Park, MD.

Deaf Business Owners Summit, May 2017, Catonsville, MD.

Virginia Association of the Deaf Leadership Training Mini Conference, June 2017, Richmond, VA.

Small Museum Association Leadership Workshop on Fundraising Efforts, September 2017, Bowie, MD.

Hertiage Languages Conference Mini Conference, October 2017, American University, Washington, DC.

Small Museum Association Conference, three days, February 2018, College Park, MD.


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