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SLPI:ASL Trainer and NSLB Member Contact List

The National SLPI:ASL Leadership Board members are followed by local coordinators in the US and Canada.

The National SLPI:ASL Leadership Board (NSLB) members below guide and monitor SLPI teams in the US. They also provide SLPI evaluator training workshops. Workshops are conducted over four days, and trainers are paid a $4,000 stipend for their work.  

Sharon Lott, NSLB Coordinator
and ASL Training and Evauation Coordinator
National Technical Institute for the Deaf (NTID)
Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT)
(585) 286-3484 vp

Keith M. Cagle, Ph.D.
Rochester, NY


This list contains my most current information on all the local SLPI:ASL Coordinators and their contact information.

John Rushton, ASLTE Staff Assistant
National Technical Institute for the Deaf  (NTID)
If any corrections are needed, please let me know at

For remote SLPI services via videophone, contact:
National SLPI:ASL Services
RRCD Sign Language Agreement: (headquarter in Western Oregon University, Oregon)

The following list of local SLPI teams is organized geographically:  East/Northeast, South/Southeast, Midwest, Southwest, West, and Canada


Sharon Lott
ASLTE Coordinator
National Technical Institute for the Deaf</strong>
Rochester Institute of Technology

52 Lomb Memorial Drive
Rochester, New York  14623-5604
585-286-3484 (VP)
Pam Rohring
St. Mary's School for the Deaf

2253 Main Street
Buffalo, New York 14214
(716) 335-9380

Adele Agin, LCSW
Executive Director, SCPI Coordinator
Lexington Vocational Services Center, Inc.

Lexington Center for Mental Health Services
30th Avenue & 75th Street
Jackson Heights, New York  11370
718-350-3110 (V/T), x3072 (Fax), x3031 (VP),

St. Francis De Sales
Sign Language Dept.

260 Eastern Pkwy
Brooklyn, New York 11225
718-636-4573 ext. 112

Department of Deaf Education
Canisius College

2001 Main Street
Buffalo, New York  14208-1098
716-888-2261, 716-888-3142 (Fax)

The Ohio School for the Deaf
Bob Donaldson-Pirc, Interim SLPI:ASL Coordinator
500 Morse Road
Columbus, Ohio

SLPI Coordinator
Massachusetts Commission for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing

150 Mt. Vernon Street, Suite 550
Boston, Massachusetts

Kim Arrigo
Staff Interpreter
New Jersey School for the Deaf

320 Sullivan Way
West Trenton, New Jersey 08628
609 498 7948  VP
609 530 2332 voice

Western Pennsylvania School for the Deaf (WPSD)
300 Swissvale Avenue
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania  15218-1469
Contact: Todd Behanna
(570) 309-0173 - VP; (412) 244-4211 - Fax 


Eastern North Carolina School for the Deaf
1311 U.S. HWY 301 South
Wilson, NC 27893

Jimmy Peterson, Executive Director
Georgia Center of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing
4151 Memorial Drive, Suite 103-B
Decatur, GA 30032

Billy Gulley Jr
SLPI Coordinator
Kentucky School for the Deaf

303 South Second Street
PO Box 27
Danville, KY 40423-0027
859-755-4611 VP

SLPI Coordinator
West Virginia School for the Deaf

301 East Main Street
Romney, West Virginia 26757

Kathy Campbell CI & CT
Interpreter Coordinator/SLPI:ASL Coordinator

ASL Instructor/Specialist 
Virginia School for the Deaf and the Blind
PO Box 2069 Staunton, Virginia 24441

April Haggard
Administrative Coordinator/Technology Specialist
Center on Deafness/PEPNet-South
University of Tennessee

239 Bailey Education Complex
1122 Volunteer Blvd.
Knoxville, Tennessee 37996-3442
(865) 238-0722

Katie Bechtold
Director of Interpreter Services
Florida School for the Deaf & the Blind

207 North San Marco Avenue
St. Augustine, Florida 32084  
904-827-2930 (V)
904-201-4493 (VP)

Charlene Crump
State Coordinator, Interpreting/Communication Access
Office of Deaf Services
Alabama Department of Mental Health

P. O. Box 301410
Montgomery, Alabama 36130
334-353-7415 (voice)
334.242.0796 (fax)
Shannon Reese; 334-239-3780 VP

Alla Tarasyuk
SLPI Coordinator
Louisiana School for the Deaf

2888 Brightside Lane
Baton Rouge, Louisiana  70821
VP (225)341-6528

Criag Kuhn
SLPI:ASL Coordinator
Illinois School for the Deaf

125 Webster Ave
Jacksonville, Il 62650
VP (217)303-8201

Mary Cashman-Bakken
Minnesota Resource Center: Deaf/Hard-of-Hearing

Division of Special Education
615 Olof Hanson Drive
Fairbault, Minnesota  55021-0308
800-657-3936 (V/T)
866-575-1105 (VP), 507-332-5494 (Fax)

Amy Amundsen
SLPI Coordinator/Interpreter
Minnesota State Academy for the Deaf

615 Olof Hanson Drive
Faribault Minnesota  55021
507-384-6665 V; 507.412.5082

Sharon Egbert
Communication Supervisor
Missouri School for the Deaf (MSD)

505 East 5th Avenue
Fulton, Missouri 65251
(866) 412-0497 (VP)
(573) 592-2522 (V)
(573) 592-2570 (fax)


Arkansas Rehabilitation Services
26 Corporate Hill Drive
Little Rock, Arkansas  72205
501-686-9688 v/tty
501-686-9685 fax

Licensing & Certification Coordinator
Arizona Commission for the Deaf and the Hard of Hearing (ACDHH)

100 N. 15th Avenue, Suite 104
Phoenix, Arizona 85007
602-542-3323 v/tty


Cindy Woodrum
California State Bilingual Coordinator

10186 Atlantis Drive
Elk Grove, California 95624
(916) 548-1459

Chad A. Ludwig, MSW, ADAC, DI
Director, Research and Resource Center with Deaf communities (RRCD)  
Richard Woodcock Education Center
Western Oregon University
(503) 468-5724  Fax-(503) 838-8228

Canada (Nova Scotia and New Brunwsick)

Amy Parsons
Educational Interpreter Consultant
Atlantic Provinces Special Education Authority (APSEA)

5940 South Street
Halifax, Nova Scotia  B3H 1S6