𝑻𝒉𝒆 𝒇𝒖𝒕𝒖𝒓𝒆 𝒐𝒇 𝒆𝒅𝒖𝒄𝒂𝒕𝒊𝒐𝒏 𝒎𝒖𝒔𝒕 𝒊𝒏𝒄𝒍𝒖𝒅𝒆 𝒕𝒆𝒂𝒄𝒉𝒆𝒓𝒔 𝒘𝒉𝒐 𝒕𝒆𝒂𝒄𝒉 𝒘𝒊𝒕𝒉 𝒄𝒐𝒎𝒑𝒂𝒔𝒔𝒊𝒐𝒏, 𝒕𝒆𝒂𝒄𝒉 𝒇𝒓𝒐𝒎 𝒂 𝒔𝒕𝒓𝒆𝒏𝒈𝒕𝒉-𝒃𝒂𝒔𝒆𝒅 𝒑𝒆𝒓𝒔𝒑𝒆𝒄𝒕𝒊𝒗𝒆,
𝒂𝒏𝒅 𝒆𝒏𝒈𝒂𝒈𝒆 𝒊𝒏 𝒆𝒒𝒖𝒊𝒕𝒚-𝒎𝒊𝒏𝒅𝒆𝒅𝒏𝒆𝒔𝒔.

~ 𝐉𝐞𝐧𝐧𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐏𝐫𝐞𝐯𝐚𝐭𝐭𝐞, 𝐌. 𝐄𝐝.

  • Did you know... ASL accelerates language and brain development?
    Over 40-yrs of research tells us so...

Would you like to bring ASL into your classroom?

It will help...

  • Reduce the frustration for young children... and, for you!

  • Allows young children to clearly communicate specific thoughts

  • Support brain development

  • Create inclusive environments

Using American Sign Language (ASL) in your Classroom

This 3-course series focuses on using the vocabulary from ASL to promote language, communication, and literacy development in early childhood education.

Topics will include... ASL vocabulary, strategies for integrating ASL into teaching, books, and games to use to support children's development.

  • This series is relevant for educators teaching in early childhood education, infants - Pre-K.

  • Building Bridges with ASL. In this course you will learn the benefits of using ASL vocabulary in early childhood.
    Topics included brain research, identifying ASL vocabulary, and creating settings that promote communication. As well as learning approximately 50 signs to integrate into your daily routines.

  • Building Language Bridges with ASL focuses on using ASL vocabulary to promote language development and communication in early childhood education.
    Topics include how ASL supports language development, building ASL vocabulary, and creating language rich learning environments. As well as 40 signs to integrate into classroom activities.

  • Building Literacy Bridges with ASL focuses on using ASL to support literacy in early childhood education.
    Topics include pre-literacy skills, expanding children's ASL vocabulary, and creating literacy-rich learning environments. As well as approximately 30 signs to integrate into your literacy activities.

Jenning Prevatte, M.Ed.

Your Instructor

Jenning Prevatte is a mother of two and an Assoc Professor of Early Childhood and Elementary Education at Red Rocks Community College in Colorado.


Formerly an elementary teacher with a Master’s in Special Education with an emphasis on Early Childhood from Arizona State University, she also now provides coaching and consulting services through Teach Brilliantly.

Jenning loves consulting on the use of American Sign Language for literacy and brain development, along with supporting educators at all levels to be their absolute best. She says she is extremely grateful to work with many Education Professionals in creating highly effective relationships and learning environments to positively impact the future.

Your instructor...

Testimonials

All About Jenning!

“Jenning is an advocate in Teacher Education, focused on her belief that all students can succeed, as long as we address the barriers set before them. The past year she has challenged all educators to truly live up to these words. The RRCC Board was impressed with the rigor, timeliness, and vision that Ms. Prevatte brought to her the Endowed Teaching Chair application process. ”

Angela King
MAS Executive Director of Institutional Advancement Foundation & Advancement Team

Red Rock Community College