SYNERGY ON STAGE
ASL ARTISTRY FOR THE ENTERTAINMENT INDUSTRY
BEI 2 / SYNERGY ON STAGE, ASL CONCERT PERFORMER
One of our newest members STEPHANIE BEATTY is an up and coming tour de force.
Stephanie Beatty earned her BA in sign language studies from Madonna University in 2009 and in 2010 was recognized as the first African-American in the state of Michigan to receive BEI certification. Stephanie currently holds a BEI 2 and works as a freelance interpreter primarily in medical and mental health and education. She is also an adjunct instructor at a local college, teaching ASL linguistics and interpreting courses, as well as beginner and intermediate ASL. Recently, Stephanie earned the title Dr. Stephanie as she received her doctorate in general educational psychology. Merging her love of psychology and the Deaf community, Stephanie’s research focused on the educational experiences of culturally deaf adults. Some of Stephanie’s most notable assignments include interpreting for political activist Dr. Cornel West, Governor Gretchen Gilmer, rapper T.I., and former First Lady Michelle Obama.