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<p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-size:12.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman","serif"">Hello Learning Center Professionals!<o:p></o:p></span></p>
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<p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-size:12.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman","serif"">I hope you are having amazing synergy in your academic support centers this fall!  As we are in the midst of hiring for spring 2018, there was an inquiry that came about
 and we are interested in your thoughts.<o:p></o:p></span></p>
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<p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-size:12.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman","serif"">A student recently completed an application for a position on our spring 2018 academic support team.  After the application closed, a phone called was received through
 a phone relay system (for the hearing impaired).  The student stated that they applied for a position and would need an interpreter for the interview portion of the process.  The interpreter will be hired for the interview, but we were interested in knowing
 your experiences.  <o:p></o:p></span></p>
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<p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-size:12.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman","serif"">In working with very diverse populations, have any of you hired a student that is hearing impaired as an academic support team member?  If so, how did you structure the
 tutoring sessions (small group, one-on-one, etc.)?  How were the interactions with student(s) to tutor/interpreter? 
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<p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-size:12.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman","serif"">Thank you for your time/attention and I look forward to your responses.<o:p></o:p></span></p>
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<p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Century Gothic","sans-serif"">Ronald Romances Johnson<o:p></o:p></span></p>
<p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Century Gothic","sans-serif"">Associate Director,
<b><span style="color:#548DD4">C</span></b>enter for <b><span style="color:#548DD4">L</span></b>earning
<b><span style="color:#548DD4">A</span></b>nd <b><span style="color:#548DD4">S</span></b>tudent
<b><span style="color:#548DD4">S</span></b>uccess (<span style="color:#0070C0">CLASS</span>)<o:p></o:p></span></p>
<p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Century Gothic","sans-serif"">Director, Academic Support Services<o:p></o:p></span></p>
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<p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Century Gothic","sans-serif"">Florida Atlantic University<o:p></o:p></span></p>
<p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Century Gothic","sans-serif"">777 Glades Road, GS(2), Room 223<o:p></o:p></span></p>
<p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Century Gothic","sans-serif"">Boca Raton, FL  33431<o:p></o:p></span></p>
<p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Century Gothic","sans-serif"">Phone 561.297.0945</span><span style="color:#1F497D"><o:p></o:p></span></p>
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