I am a hardworking and passionate ASL teacher! I have my degree in Sign Language Interpreting so I have a lot of knowledge not only in Signs, but true ASL and deaf culture. I have taught multiple levels of students. Children from age 3, some who had multiple disabilities and were non-verbal, teens, and adults. I am committed to my work and will make sure that you’re getting the most out of every single lesson with me, as all lesson plans are 100% personalized! So come learn with me very soon!Show More
Sign Language Interpreting from South Texas College
Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
Vanessa is a great teacher. I really like how this all works
she breaks down all the words for me an and she is the best I highly recommend her to everyone
Good so far. My children got right to work and were happy to show me what they'd learned in just one 30 minute lesson.
This was such a great class. I need to get in touch because we had to FaceTime as I could not get into your site. Vanessa was terrific. I can’t wait u til my next class.
So glad I found this program. It’s perfect for me
Love her, just need to have video for a less jumpy affect, and so I can hear her better.
My daughter had her first sign language lesson with Vanessa and so far, so good!
Vanessa has been so patient in teaching my six year old. We have both learned so much in just the first five lessons. I love that we can record the lesson and use it to review and practice in between lessons.
I can’t believe how much I learned in one hour. She is so patient and encouraging. Definitely looking forward to studying what I already learned and our next session.
Vanessa is the best!!!!
Vanessa is amazing. So much structure and preperation in her classes.
this is my first lesson with vanessa but I switched teachers because i was not happy with my first instructor and already I love how structured she is and i'm so glad i switched.
Great teacher. I have enjoyed every private and group lesson I have taken with Vanessa. She is very patient with me and is willing to answer my many questions.
The review sessions, at the end of the lessons, have been a great way to reinforce the vocabulary and concepts covered during the lessons.
I am learning a great deal in a short time thanks to teachers like Vanessa.
I couldn’t ask for a better teacher. Vanessa challenges me and is very supportive. I get the most out of every lesson and am looking forward to our next session.
Vanessa was very friendly and encouraging. She really knows her stuff, both ASL and overcoming technology, when it inevitably fails. Looking forward to the next lesson.
I took ASL classes with Vanessa and I really enjoyed it. She helped me to understand everything I was learning and how to properly sign. She makes learning fun and easy. She’s very dedicated in what she does and I would recommend anyone to take Vanessa’s class.Show More
I loved learning ASL with Vanessa! She’s so patient and funny so I was never bored in her class. I really enjoyed the way she taught and she was easy to understand. I highly recommend her, she is one of the best asl instructors!
My name is Ida Vara. I am 55 yoa. I took a sign language class with Vanessa for 2 months. She is professional and passionate while teaching. The reason I provided my age is because Vanessa Is very versatile. She can teach any age group and not only do you learn but she makes learning enjoyable. At my age it is not easy to learn a new language, however with the professionalism,patience and knowledge Vanessa has anyone even someone at my age can learn. I highly recommend anyone taking her class.Show More
I have worked with Vanessa before, and she is a dedicated worker. She is an excellent teacher, you get to learn a lot from her. She will dedicate her work specifically for each student, and will be committed to them. She is not boring! She is fun to learn from and I definitely recommend her to any student!Show More
I have worked with Vanessa in teaching ASL. For starters, she has a lot of experience both as an interpreter and a teacher. She is down to earth and patient in her teaching style. She also works very hard to reach every student individually which enables her to deliver outstanding lessons! I 100% recommend taking lessons with Vanessa!Show More
- Levels Taught:
- Beginner, Intermediate
Hello, my name is Vanessa! I am an experienced Sign Language teacher, specializing with beginner/intermediate students. I have known Sign Language for several years now. I am very flexible when it comes to my curriculum. It all depends on you, the student. I want to help you not only learn signs, but to be able to have full conversations. Try it out yourself!
Teaching non-verbal students ASL
South Texas College
Fluent / Native Proficiency
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