Public Advisory Council Member
Karen K. Stein
Association of College Educators of the
Hard of Hearing
Karen Stein has over 30 years experience in the field of oral deaf education and is currently the Director of Professional Education and Outreach Programs at The Moog Center for Deaf Education in St. Louis, Missouri. Her responsibilities include establishing and supporting new oral programs around the country, creating and implementing training for teachers, and developing training materials as well as materials for teachers and parents. In addition, she teaches at Washington University School of Medicine and Illinois State University helping to prepare professionals for oral education. She has given workshops and presented at conferences across the country on teaching deaf children to talk, and has done consulting work with public school districts as well as private schools, and universities. Karen is an active member of the Association of College Educators – Deaf and Hard of Hearing, and is currently serving as Past President. She is a co-author of Teaching Activities for Children who are Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing: A Practical Guide for Teachers, 2003. Research interests include language development, reading, cochlear implants, listening and spoken language achievement, mainstream participation and adult learning theory.