BEVERLY BUCHANAN BIO
Beverly was born in Nova Scotia, Canada. Beverly graduated with a Bachelor’s degree from Gallaudet University (1986), a Master’s degree in Deaf Education (1994) from McDaniel College in Westminster, Maryland, and a Master’s degree in Sign Language Education (2017) from Gallaudet University. Beverly is currently a full-time doctoral student at the Department of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education at Lamar University. Beverly worked as a Volunteer teacher of the Deaf in Thailand from 1995-1998 and had traveled to over 60 countries to promote Deaf Education and Deaf Youth leadership. Beverly also cycled across the USA twice, and around Thailand, Malaysia and Singapore. Beverly has established two Deaf Way Student Scholarship funds at Southwest Collegiate Institute for the Deaf, Big Spring, Texas, and at Gallaudet University, Washington, D.C. Beverly had organized youth leadership development, both nationally and internationally. IN June 2012. Beverly established, Deaf Education without Borders, an international non-profit humanitarian organization focusing on the education of Deaf people worldwide. Beverly lives in Colorado Springs, Colorado with a wonderful husband, Paul and son, Joey and works full time as American Sign Language instructor at University of Colorado at Colorado Springs. Their oldest daughter, Mandie, lives in Alaska with her husband, Kyle and their dog, Odin. During her free time, Beverly enjoys cycling, reading novels, watching movies, yoga and hiking in the mountains.