New Seasonal Signs Sessions

Iowa School for the Deaf hosts a new webinar series focusing on American Sign Language signs for various seasons. Sessions are conveniently held after school, via Zoom. This series is especially for teachers of the deaf, educators and professionals working with students who are deaf or hard of hearing and parents, families and guardians.

Thursday, Dec. 15 • 3.30-4.30 p.m.
Topic: Winter holidays; Laurent
Clerc & Thomas Hopkins Gallaudet
Clec & Gallaudet are historical figures in deaf
history were born in December.

Monday, Feb. 20 • 3.30 – 4.30 p.m.
Topic: Signs of Spring
Holidays and activities

Tuesday, March 21 • 3.30-4.30 p.m.
Topic: ASL number system,
math signs

Monday, May 15 • 3.30 – 4.30 p.m.
Topic: Signs of Summer
Summer holidays and activities

Meet the instructor: Brent Welsch, B.A.
Brent Welsch has taught American Sign Language at Iowa Western Community College in the Sign Language Interpreter Training Program for 13 years. Since 2014 he has been the sign language instructor at Iowa School for the Deaf, providing 1:1 and group sign classes for school staff. Brent has also served as coach for football, track, and cross country at ISD.

Register for these Zoom sessions HERE or contact Carly at or video phone 712.220.0292.