Taylor Hallenbeck, Deafness/Hard of Hearing - University of North Carolina, Greensboro
Taylor Hallenbeck is a certified Teacher of the Deaf/Hard of Hearing. She holds a B.A. in English and History, a B.Ed. in Elementary (K - 8), and an M.Ed. in Education of Deaf/Hard of Hearing. During completion of her M.Ed., she began working as a Teacher of the Deaf/Hard of Hearing.
First, she worked in British Columbia. as an Itinerant Teacher of the Deaf/Hard of Hearing, covering a medical leave. Then, when that term was up, she moved to Winnipeg, Manitoba. Her first year there she worked part time as an Itinerant Teacher of the Deaf/Hard of Hearing and part time as a substitute teacher at the Manitoba School for the Deaf. The following September, she began full time work as an Itinerant Teacher of the Deaf/Hard of Hearing, and has worked there for the past 4 years.
During her time in Winnipeg, Taylor has been involved in various professional projects and organizations. She has helped gather and write resources for families in preparation for Manitoba’s 2016 launch of its Newborn Hearing Screening Program. She has also been the journal editor for the Canadian Association of Educators of the Deaf/Hard of Hearing Journal for the past two years. As well, she has been involved in planning, running, and presenting in multiple professional development conferences over the years.
Taylor is going to the University of North Carolina Greensboro to study mathematical literacy in the education of students who are Deaf/Hard of Hearing. Taylor is fluent in English and ASL. In her spare time she enjoys reading, dancing, travelling, and camping.