Beth Ann Johnson
Beth Ann Johnson grew up in western Pennsylvania and graduated from McDowell High School in Erie, Pa. She received her bachelor's degree from the State University of New York College at Fredonia in English Literature with a concentration in writing, and in Music Performance. Following her bachelor's degree she attended the American Sign Language interpreting program at the Community Colleges of Baltimore County and also at Gallaudet University where she worked as a Research Assistant. She received her Masters Degree from Western Maryland College (now named McDaniel) in Education and in Deaf Education and is highly qualified in the State of Louisiana and certified to teach English 6-12, Instrumental Music and Deaf Education K-12.
She taught for 3 years at the West Virginia School for the Deaf, and 8 years at the Louisiana School for the Deaf prior to moving to St. Tammany in 2013 where she teaches Deaf Education at Florida Avenue. She also works as a sign language interpreter for a video relay service and spends time with her husband, two kids, 2 bunnies and 6 cats.
She plays the flute regularly for the New Orleans Civic Symphony and at community events around the area.