Dawn Caudill

Planning Committee

Dawn Caudill has been a professional interpreter for the past 35 years. She received her Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf (RID) National Certification CI/CT and her National Association of the Deaf (NAD) National Certification Level 5 in 1995-96. Her areas of interpreting expertise include religious, theatrical/platform, cruise/vacation, medical, legal, and educational interpreting.

She serves as chairperson of the Interpreter Training Program at Cincinnati State Technical and Community College, a position she has held for 25 years. Teaching specialties include religious, theatrical, ASL linguistics, transliterating, and the code of professional conduct. She has taught community-based signing classes in religious and other venues for the past 30 years.

Dawn holds an AAS in Interpreter Training and a BS in Deaf Education. Other undergraduate and Master’s work includes studies in Music, ASL Linguistics, and Business Administration. She has been involved with the Deaf Institute since 1985 and has been on the board of trustees since 1998.

Dawn is married to the love of her life, Jason, and they have two sons (some refer to them as “dogs”) named Sammie and Dexter.  She enjoys traveling and considers Maui her second home.