Stephanie Winslow is owner and founder of ASL Interpreter Connect, a Sign Language interpreting agency in KC that offers On-site and VRI interpreting services as well as training and immersion events for interpreters. Beyond other workshops andtraining events, Stephanie also provides training for a statewide program that serves educational interpreters in remote settings through a hybrid (blended online and on-site) approach. A seasoned interpreter in her own rights, Stephanie carries certifications with RID, Missouri (Comprehensive), and Kansas (5/5). Stephanie serves as an evaluator for Missouri and Kansas’ respective certification systems. She also serves on the advisory board for the ASL/English Interpreter Preparation Program at Johnson County Community College and is a member of the Kansas City Deaf Blind Task Force. Stephanie is also an instructor for the ASL/English Interpreter Preparation Program of William Woods University. Stephanie serves as a volunteer board member for a local community group and as the Training Chair for Mo RID.
Before beginning ASL Interpreter Connect, Stephanie was the Director of Deaf Services for a statewide system. She has served as the Training and Development Director for an on-site/online-based interpreter professional development service as well as serving as the Interpreter Coordinator for a multi-campus community college system. She has a broad base of experience from years of community interpreting as well as interpreting and coordination experience for national and international settings and board service in a variety of contexts and settings. Her passion for excellence in the field of interpreting is evident in her own work and involvement in activities that empower other interpreters and Deaf colleagues to maximized potential in a warm and collaborative style.
Stephanie’s passions for lifelong learning are fueled by an amazing husband who teaches high school science “because life IS science” and by the adventures of becoming a Nana which include providing Hershey’s kisses at every signed request of “more candy please”.