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Deaf and Hard of Hearing Education Undergraduate Programs

Deaf and Hard of Hearing (DHH) Education Programs- Undergraduate

The DHH program (P-12) prepares teachers elementary, middle, and high school students who have a range of hearing loss. In addition, it provides a second area of certification in elementary or in middle grades with a content emphasis (English, mathematics, science, or social studies).

Choose one of the following concentrations:

  1. DHH and Elementary (Gr. P-5)
  2. DHH and Middle English and Communication (Gr. 5-9)
  3. DHH and Middle Math (Gr. 5-9)
  4. DHH and Middle Science (Gr. 5-9)
  5. DHH and Middle Social Studies (Gr. 5-9)
Additional Program Information
Upon completion of a degree, candidates will:

(1) demonstrate the broad general background knowledge, dispositions, and skills necessary to function as a literate, informed, active citizen, and to serve as a model for middle level students.

(2) demonstrate the pedagogical skills and content knowledge necessary to perform as effective middle level educators.

(3) demonstrate the appropriate dispositions to effectively meet the diverse needs of middle level students found in public schools.

Candidates earning a degree that leads to teacher certification must take the PRAXIS Series (Professional Assessments for Beginning Teachers) and PLT (Principles of Learning and Teaching) exams as a requirement for graduation. Candidates are encouraged to review the schedule for PRAXIS and PLT registration deadlines prior to beginning the senior year. Click HERE to review.

Specialty exams are required for each certification area sought and it may take more than one test date to complete all requirements. Candidates should confer with their education advisor/counselor to determine the most optimal time to take required exams. For additional information, candidates may also contact the EPSB Division of Professional Learning and Assessment at (859) 564-5778 or (888) 598-7667 (toll free).

Deaf and Hard of Hearing Program Coordinator: Dr. Michelle Gremp

Deaf and Hard of Hearing Program Coordinator: Dr. Michelle Gremp

Associate Professor

Contact Dr. Michelle Gremp for additional information.

Department of Teaching, Learning, and Educational Leadership


521 Lancaster Ave
427 Combs Bldg
Richmond, KY - 40475
Phone: 859-622-2154


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