Jane Freutel, EdD, CED, LSLS Cert AVT®
Jane has taught children with hearing loss for 39 years. She has worked with children who range in age from 2 months to 13 years, and adults, to develop their auditory skills with their new cochlear implants. She spent 30 years as a classroom teacher, itinerant teacher, supervisor, therapist in and coordinator of an after-school clinic, and as a member of an administrative team at Oralingua School for the Hearing Impaired. She has 3 academic degrees (bachelor’s in English with a minor in speech from California State University Long Beach, a master’s in education/Special Education from California State University Los Angeles, and a doctorate in Educational Leadership from University of Phoenix). She holds a teaching credential in Special Education with lifetime certification and a Clear Administrative Services Credential from the state of California. She has 3 national certifications (Listening and Spoken Language Specialist: Certified Auditory-Verbal Therapist; Council on Education of the Deaf: Parent-Infant and Elementary Education; NECCI Trainer). Presentations and publication topics include spoken bilingual education, auditory skill development, cochlear implants in children, social studies/cognitive skill development, and social skill development for children with hearing loss. Jane supervises student teaching for the Onsite Program.