Special Education & Communication Disorders Faculty & Staff
Mr. Jonathan Skeen Scherling
- Special Education & Communication Disorders, Education
- RH 512 M
- Tel: 402.554.2142
- Email: email@example.com
Jonathan hails from the village of De Witt in southeast Nebraska. He graduated Gallaudet University with Bachelors in American Sign Language and Deaf Studies. After graduation, he moved back to Nebraska and is teaching ASL/Deaf Culture at the University of Nebraska at Omaha for the past eight years. Jonathan is currently studying several Graduate courses at UNO. He loves being able to contribute to the community through volunteering for several organizations in Nebraska/Iowa, which helps him develop a strong sense of collaboration. Jonathan enjoys traveling, camping, exercising, playing sports and being in the outdoors.
American Sign Language I, II, III, IV, and V
Linguistics of American Sign Language
Interpreting and Translation
Research and Creative Interests
Regional Signs in Nebraska
Co-faculty advisor-Allies for Sign Language
Jonathan is on the Board for Nebraska Association for the Deaf (NeAD), an Iowa School for the
Deaf (ISD) Foundation Board Member, director of Signing Nebraska, a video project to preserve Nebraska’s
regional signs. He is also a member of National Association of the Deaf (NAD), Lincoln Association
of the Deaf (LAD), and Omaha Association of the Deaf (OAD).
BA - American Sign Language/Deaf Studies
Gallaudet University (Washington, DC) 2007
Boss of the Month (Service, Community) 2014
Nebraska Admiral (Leadership) 2014
Governor's Recognition Award (Leadership) 2013
2012 Deaf Community Leader of Iowa (Leadership) 2012
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