Amy Willman

Amy Willman

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Amy Willman

Lecturer

M.S., Deaf Education, McDaniel College, 1994
B.A., Elementary Level and Studio Arts, Gallaudet University, 1992

Amy Willman is an American Sign Language Coordinator and Lecturer in the Department of Special Education and Communication Disorders. 

Before moving back to her childhood home here in Nebraska, Amy taught elementary school for three years and taught American Sign Language at Santa Fe Community College. She has many years of experience teaching American Sign Language and has direct experience with Deaf culture. Amy and her mother co-wrote a book called, "Amy Signs: A Mother and Her Deaf Daughter, and their Stories."

Amy received her bachelor's degree in elementary level and studio arts from Gallaudet University, the only Deaf university in the world. She received her master's degree in Deaf education from McDaniel College. Amy is a certified member of the American Sign Language Teacher Association.

Professional Highlights

Honors and Recognition
2009-10 and 2005-06, Certification of Recognition for Contribution to Students, University of Nebraska-Lincoln Parents Association
Experience
2001-present, Coordinator/Lecturer, American Sign Language, University of Nebraska-Lincoln2001-14, Adjunct Instructor, American Sign Language, Southeast Community College2002-06, Educational Interpreter Performance Assessment Evaluator, Boys Town National Research Hospital
Memberships
Nebraska Association of the Deaf, 2013-presentNebraska School for the Deaf Alumni Association, 2001-presentNebraska Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf, 2013-15American Sign Language Teacher Association, 1999-2008National Association of the Deaf, 1999-2006Lincoln Association of the Deaf