Interpreting Ed Instructor Receives NCSD Award


Instructor Receives awardMorganton, NC – Western Piedmont Community College (WPCC) American Sign Language adjunct instructor Jaime Marshall-Staley recently received the “North Carolina School for the Deaf (NCSD)  Imprint Award: 21st Century Deaf Culture Achievement Award” for her accomplishments. Ms. Marshall-Staley received Western Piedmont Community College’s 2014 Adjunct Instructor Excellence in Teaching Award.

WPCC offers an Associate in Applied Science degree in Interpreter Education, a curriculum that prepares individuals to work as entry-level Sign Language Interpreters who will provide communication access in interview and interactive settings. In addition, this curriculum provides in-service training for working interpreters who want to upgrade their skills. To learn more about the Interpreter Education program, contact Danette Steelman-Bridges at (828) 448-6028.

Western Piedmont Community College is situated in the picturesque rolling foothills of Morganton, North Carolina, and has served the citizens of Burke County since 1964.  Each year, more than 10,700 students pursue personal enrichment, new skills for a job or career, high school diplomas, college degrees, and transfer pathways. To apply for curriculum classes, select Apply Now or visit the Western Piedmont campus to apply in person.