Why Choose Child Development / American Sign Language A.A.S. Degree at CLC?
• Experienced Instructors – program instructors have more than 60 years combined experience in special education, childcare, and vocational rehabilitation/counseling.
• Placement – graduates have enjoyed nearly 100% career related job placement.
• Flexible and Convenient – combination of hybrid and online courses allows for flexible student work time and weekly connections to faculty and classmates.
• Articulated Credits – CLC has agreements with eight area high schools to accept high school child development course work.
Tanya Hoting Mrazek
Tanya Hoting Mrazek has been fascinated with American Sign Language her entire life! She has worked at CLC happily teaching ASL and Deaf Studies since 1994. She holds both B.A. and M.Ed. degrees with licensure in Elementary education and Deaf/HH Education. Tanya also holds several national certifications from the Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf (RID) and works as a freelance sign language interpreter in the Deaf community. Her sign language interpreting includes work in various areas like medical, theatrical, large-venue music concerts, educational and VRS. Her teaching credits range from basic baby sign language classes for parents, to advanced ASL courses for future interpreters. Her hobbies away from the classroom include scrapbooking and interpreting music! She lives with her family in Motley, MN. Email Tanya for more information
M S. Degree Rehabilitation Counseling, Career Rehabilitation Counselor, Minnesota State Services for the Blind, Certified Rehabilitation Counselor, Commission on Rehabilitation Counselor Certification, past president of the Minnesota Rehabilitation Association, graduate of the Education Policy Fellowship Program, 29 years of experience promoting the success of children and adults with disabilities in school, work and independent living. Email Stephen for more information
B.S. degree in Early Childhood Education, ESL emphasis, pursuing Master’s in Curriculum and Instruction. Experience in center-based childcare, Head Start, School Readiness, ECFE. 10 years experience as an instructor in higher education. Serves on local food shelf and community Santa Anonymous committees. She enjoys exploring MN with her children and attending their school sporting events. Email Cynthia for more information