Maribel Gárate Ph.D.
 
Education
  • Ph.D., Gallaudet University, Education: Deafness, 2007
  • M.A., Gallaudet University, Education: Elementary Education, 1997
  • M.A., Gallaudet University, Linguistics, 1997
  • B.S., University of Texas at Austin, Communication Sciences and Disorders, 1995
  • A.A., Texas Southmost College, Communications, 1990
Short Biography

Maribel Gárate is Professor and Chair of the Department of Education at Gallaudet University in Washington, DC. She has two Masters degrees: Deaf Education: Elementary and American Sign language Linguistics and a Ph.D. in Deaf Education with a focus on bilingualism. Her research interests focus on the implementation of bilingual methodologies to allocate ASL and English in classrooms for Deaf and hard of hearing children, and the ways in which teacher beliefs about ASL/English Bilingual Education influence their practice. She regularly conducts trainings and gives presentations to teachers, parents, and school administrators and consults with schools for Deaf students both nationally and internationally.  She is the author of several chapters including: Educating children with cochlear implants in an ASL/English bilingual classroom, Developing bilingual literacy in Deaf children, and co-author of Collaboration for communication, language and cognitive Development. Her articles and book chapters have been published in the United States, Italy, Germany, and Japan.  


Specializations: Bilingual Deaf Education training and research, impact of teacher's beliefs about bilingual education on language allocation (ASL and English), application of bilingual methodologies with Deaf and hard of hearing learners, and application of ASL and English linguistic knowledge within bilingual classrooms.

Licensure: Commonwealth of Virginia Professional License: Hearing Impaired Pre K - 12

Specializations

Bilingual Deaf Education training and research, impact of teacher's beliefs about bilingual education on language allocation (ASL and English), application of bilingual methodologies with Deaf and hard of hearing learners, and application of ASL and English linguistic knowledge within bilingual classrooms.

Licensure

Commonwealth of Virginia Professional License: Hearing Impaired Pre K - 12

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