Dr. J. Lindsey Kennon, Assistant Professor in the Department of Human Services' Deaf & Hard of Hearing Program, received her Ed.D. from Sam Houston State University in Developmental Education Administration, and her M.Ed. (Educational Leadership) and B.A. (Hearing Impaired) from Stephen F. Austin State University. Dr. Kennon joined the Deaf and Hard of Hearing Faculty in 2008 as an adjunct faculty member and became a full-time faculty member in 2009. Her passion, focus and area of specialization is language and literacy. She is highly student centered and finds great joy in passing along her passion for Deaf and Hard of Hearing students to future educators in the field. In addition to holding a certificate in Deaf Education, she is also certified/highly qualified in English 4 - 8, English 8 - 12, Generalist 4 - 8, ASL and holds a principal certificate.