Suellen Bahleda, CI and CT, came to American Sign Language through community school evening classes and began her sign language career working as a teacher’s aide in a high school day program for the deaf in California. Across 20 years and several states, she became certified, interpreted, taught entry-level and advanced ASL and interpreting classes and presented workshops.
Sue holds a B.A. in Theatre and Communication Arts, an M.Ed in Adult Education, and a M.Div (Master of Divinity), and is currently serving as a pastor for the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America.
Suellen is author of several books, including: