Dr. Michella Maiorana-Basas

Dr. Michella Maiorana-Basas is an Assistant Professor and Coordinator of the Undergraduate Program in Deaf Education at Flagler College, St. Augustine, FL. Michella has over 10 years of k-12 classroom teaching experience in deaf education in the bilingual setting and over 18 years of experience dedicated to the field as a professional. Michella‚Äôs research is focused on the content area reading practices of teachers in…

Dr. Jessica Trussell

Jessica Trussell teaches in the Masters of Science in Secondary Education program at National Technical Institute for the Deaf at Rochester Institute of Technology. Previously a teacher at the Idaho School for the Deaf, her primary research interest is developing evidence-based decoding interventions for secondary readers who are deaf or hard of hearing (DHH).