Paula Willig

Paula Willig recently retired from John A. Logan College where she was an Associate Professor of Interpreter Preparation and the director of the program. She was at the college for twenty years. Before that she worked as a freelance interpreter and taught classes at the University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee and St. Louis Community College at Florissant Valley.

She has her Master of Science in Interpreter Education from McDaniel College and holds Comprehensive Skills Certification from the Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf, a Comprehensive License from the State of Missouri and a Master License from the State of Illinois.

Paula has developed an online education program for working interpreters, the Educational Interpreting – Professional online degree and certificate program. She has won several awards including the Connections 2000 Award for the John A. Logan College Mentorship Program, the 2001 Outstanding Faculty Award, Award for Innovative Excellence in Teaching, Learning and Technology and the Distinguished E-Learning Educator award. She is a member of the Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf, Conference of Interpreter Trainers, National Association of the Deaf, and the Illinois Association of the Deaf.