Practicum Information
SheRel L. Pringle
May 12, 1999

A. Cooperating Teacher/ Classroom information

Contextual Description: This high school is located in Akron, Ohio. The teacher is a child of Deaf parents. She has worked at this high school for approximately eleven years. She previously taught elementary school deaf students. It is considered to be an urban area school. During homeroom, there can be as many as eleven students present. This classroom is considered to be total communication. However, throughout the day, class attendance ranges from one to four students, depending on the class period. The classes are made up of Caucasian, African American, and Asian Students. There are both deaf and hard of hearing students in the classroom. Some of the students are mainstreamed in the regular education classroom with interpreters.