Joan L. Cohen

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Interpreting Experience: Celebrating 40 years in 2022!

Education: AAS in interpreting from Community College of Philadelphia, BA in Liberal Studies from Thomas Edison State University

Certifications: CI, CT, Ed: K12

Experience/Expertise: While I have interpreted in numerous settings, I spent the majority of my career in education related settings, including:
❖  15 years in classrooms, pre school-12th grade
❖  8 years as Staff Interpreter, NJ School for the Deaf/MKSD
❖  2 years as designated interpreter at NJ Department of Education
❖  2 years as Project Director, Educational Interpreter Professional Development Center (South)
❖  15 years as Adjunct Professor, ITP Burlington County College (now RCBC)
❖  Currently freelancing in various settings

About me: I feel so fortunate to have the career in the field I wished for when I was in high school. With the support and love from many Deaf and hearing friends and colleagues, I have enjoyed every venue I have worked in.

When I have free time, I am an avid birder! We are fortunate to live in an area with many wonderful birds and I enjoy birding year round. Several years ago, my husband Jay and I travelled to the Falkland Islands and stood among 100,00 penguins!

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