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UNF instructor appointed to Florida School for the Deaf and Blind BOT

October 9, 2020

 

June Ann LeFors posed on the FSDB campus for her headshotJune Ann LeFors, an instructor in UNF’s Exceptional, Deaf and Interpreter Education program, has been appointed to the Florida School for the Deaf and Blind (FSDB) Board of Trustees by Governor Ron DeSantis.

 

In addition to teaching at UNF, LeFors is a freelance deaf interpreter and ASL translator in the northeast and central Florida areas and an appointed member of the Early Hearing Detection and Intervention Advisory Committee for the Florida Department of Health. LeFors previously worked at FSDB for 10 years in several roles, including as an ASL specialist and evaluator, preschool teacher in the Early Learning Center, and as a parent advisor in the Parent Infant Program.

 

LeFors earned her bachelor’s degree in elementary education from Gallaudet University and her master’s degree in deaf education from Lamar University. She is a mother to six daughters, three of whom are deaf or hard of hearing.

 

FSDB is a fully accredited, tuition-free state public school for eligible pre-K and K-12 students who are deaf/hard of hearing, blind/visually impaired, or deaf/blind. The institution is recognized as one of the top schools for the deaf and blind in the nation and the only one of its kind in Florida.