Technical Assistance Director
Tia Ivanko works to promote conditions for optimal success for deaf students by providing information, gathering evidence based resources, and developing training, and providing consultation and support to inquiring stakeholders. Tia brings over 15 years of professional experience and a comprehensive range of expertise related to education and communication access for deaf individuals; She also has experience evaluating, implementing, and overseeing accommodations and access services. Tia is also a nationally certified interpreter, knowledgeable of technical, ethical, and professional practices within the interpreting field. She holds a master’s degree in Deaf Education from Western Maryland College and a bachelor’s degree from Ithaca College.