Jean M. Gordon is an ASL Diagnostician at ASL Diagnostic and Evaluation Services (ASL-DES) at Gallaudet University. Ms Gordon graduated in 1984 from Gallaudet University with a major in Psychology and received her Masters degree in Teaching American Sign Language (ASL) from Western Maryland College in 1991. She continues her education taking post-secondary courses in linguistics, language acquisition and assessment. Prior to attending Gallaudet University, Ms. Gordon attended the Boston School for the Deaf and Newton North High School in Massachusetts. Prior to her employment at Gallaudet, Ms. Gordon taught ASL in Arizona, Massachusetts, and Maryland. Under the World Deaf Leadership fellowship, she taught courses and led seminars at Ratchasuda College in Thailand to prepare Thai Deaf people to become Thai Sign Language Teachers and has taught in Vietnam. Ms. Gordon has led workshops in the areas of ASL teaching and evaluation at conferences and post-educational settings nationally and internationally.