Carla Darunday

Carla D.

Sugar Land, TX

About Carla D.

Carla teaches: Ages 8 and up
Teaching since: 1998
Last sign in: Yesterday

Overview

I have been signing since 1998, spending every chance I can among my Deaf friends and immersing myself in the language as often as possible. I received my BA in Music with a certification to teach at Lubbock Christian University in 1998. Later I attended the Interpreter Certification program at Burlington County College in New Jersey from 2009-2011, and during that time took a summer course at Gallaudet University for the Deaf in Washington DC. Then in 2014 I received my MEd in Curriculum and Instruction with Instructional Technology from Houston Baptist University. I have been teaching ASL at the high school level since 2011. I am also one of the interpreters for the Deaf at my church in Fort Bend County, TX, outside of Houston, where I am a member and actively involved in the Deaf Ministry.

Please feel free to ask me any questions you have. I'm happy to get back with you, and I look forward to teaching you!

Photos and Videos

Let's have fun learning ASL!

Experience

ASL Teacher
Aug 2015 - Present
Private Preparatory Academy

Elementary ASL and Language Wheel teacher
High School ASL teacher

ASL Teacher
Aug 2011 - May 2015
Fort Bend Christian Academy

High School ASL Teacher

Elementary Music Teacher
Aug 1998 - May 2001
Westbury Christian School

Education

MEd Instructional Technology
Aug 2012 - Jul 2014
Houston Baptist University
Interpreter Training Program
Jun 2009 - May 2011
Burlington County College
BA Music Education
Aug 1993 - May 1998
Lubbock Christian University

Languages Spoken

American Sign Language
Professional Proficiency

Certifications

Certification to Teach All-Levels
May 1998
Texas Education Authority

19 Reviews on Carla D.

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Gina G. Jan 26, 2017
· Sign Language · In home Carla is the best! She's knowledgable, enthusiastic and easy to work with. My first lesson exceeded my expectations. Can't wait for my second lesson!
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Venessa L. Nov 27, 2016
· American Sign Language · In studio Carla is an excellent ASL instructor. She is very patient. Each session was filled with one-to-one exercises to help me increase my ASL vocabulary. Carla has a personality that invites questions in a supportive manner. I truly enjoyed all my training sessions.
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Sam Nov 20, 2016
· · In home Amazing! Carla rocks! We love her!
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Lisa Oct 21, 2016
· American Sign Language · Online Knows her ASL and Grammar ! Always learning better ways to sign each lesson!
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Antonio Aug 13, 2016
· American Sign Language · Online Awesome teacher who cares about everyone she meets!
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Kayla Beth R. Jul 27, 2016
· American Sign Language · Online LOVE Carla! She is the epitome of excellence in education. Anyone who wants to learn ASL or just grow personally (and spiritually!) should sign up for ASL lessons with Carla. She sets the standard for education and is honestly-a blessing.
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Kayla Beth R. Jul 27, 2016
· American Sign Language · Online Love Carla!!! She is the best teacher ever!! Anyone wanting sign language lessons should go through Carla! She sets the standard for excellence!
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Daniela C. Jul 20, 2016
· American Sign Language · Online Great teacher! Patient, intelligent and adapts to your pace! Can't wait to have more lessons with her!
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April C. Jul 15, 2016
· American Sign Language · Online Awesome!
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Carol Jul 2, 2016
· American Sign Language · Online I had a great first lesson! Carla individualized the signs for my needs. I had a great time and learned a lot!
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