Kimberly Hutter, Deafness/Hard of Hearing - University of North Carolina, Greensboro


Kimberly Hutter is working on her PhD in Special Education – Deaf and Hard of Hearing at The University of North Carolina at Greensboro.  Her area of concentration is Education Law and Policy Reform with a focus in state and federal policy relating to educational interpreter preparation programs and educational interpreters employed in the K-12 setting.

Prior to Kimberly’s studies at UNCG she was an Instructor in an Interpreter Training Program at Spokane Falls Community College in Spokane, Washington.  She worked on various projects including ASL Storytelling Time at Barnes & Noble, Silent Coffee Chat, and the viewing of "No Ordinary Here: The Superdeafy Movie."  She also attended a variety of meetings and presented at area workshops in an effort to bring awareness and support of Washington State House Bill 1144, requiring Educational Interpreters to gain a 3.5 or higher on the Educational Interpreter Performance Assessment to acquire employment. 

Kimberly earned her Master’s of Education Degree in Curriculum & Instruction from Concordia University, Bachelor’s Degree in Sign Language Interpretation from Siena Heights University, and Associate’s Degree in Educational Interpreting from Northcentral Technical College.  She holds her National Certification in Ed: K-12 Interpreting.