Dr. Melissa Herzig
 
Education
  • B.A. in Biology, Gallaudet University
  • M.A. in Teaching and Learning: ASL-English Bilingual Education, University of California, San Diego
  • Doctorate in Education, Teaching and Learning, University of California, San Diego
Short Biography

Dr. Melissa Herzig is the Education and Research Translation Manager for VL2 and Associate Director for Ph.D. in Educational Neuroscience program at Gallaudet University. She is responsible for leading assessments and evaluations of resources within VL2 and for working with schools. Her role is to facilitate two-way communication between researchers and educators. She has BA in Biology from Gallaudet University. Her MA thesis in Bilingual (ASL/English) Education at University of California, San Diego (UCSD) was about bridging ASL and English skills through ASL/English Workshops. For that thesis, she developed an ASL Scale of Development authentic assessment tool for teachers. She earned her doctorate degree at UCSD focusing on the motivation of Deaf Latino adolescent struggling readers. She worked at Salk Institute, San Diego State University, and at UCSD as a Scholar Researcher.  She was also a teacher at Chula Vista High School for 8 years. She worked as a supervisor for student teachers at UCSD and was a lead supervisor for student teachers and interns at National University. Her areas of interest are in ASL/English Bilingualism, Literacy Development, and Motivation for Reading. 

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