The Association of College Educators - Deaf & Hard of Hearing (ACE-DHH)
is an organization of university professors who prepare teachers for students
who are deaf or hard of hearing.
Our conference occurs annually at various cities throughout the U.S. and Canada, and is well-attended by
university faculty, candidates for doctoral degrees,
field venders, and sign language interpreters.
45th Annual Association of College Educators - Deaf and Hard of Hearing Conference at the
Hyatt Centric Chicago Magnificent Mile!
February 7-9, 2019

Keynote Presenter:
Dr. Tom Humphries
Professional Emeritus and former Vice Chair, Department of Education Studies
University of California at San Diego
Will Our Future Be Better Than Our Present?: Schooling, Teaching, and Learning

Plenary Presenter:
Dr. Diane Brentari - University of Chicago
Mary K. Werkman Professor, Department of Linguistics
Co-Director, Center for Gesture, Sign and Language
Director, Sign Language Linguistics Laboratory
Observing conventionalization in sign language phonology

Banquet Presenter:
Thomas K. Holcomb
Professor, Deaf Studies Division, Ohlone College
Deaf Culture Redefined:
Implications for future teachers and interpreters of deaf students