Dr. Cynthia L. Williams is the coordinator of the Educational Interpreter Professional Development Center and Assistant Professor at Union County College where she teaches courses in the ASL-English Interpreting, Educational Interpreting Programs and Psychology/Sociology Department. In the past four years, she was a member of the Curriculum Committee and she has just been appointed to the Post Tenure Review Committee by the Department. Dr. Williams holds an AA degree in American Sign Language – English Interpreting from Union, a Bachelor’s degree in Social Work from Rutgers University, a Master’s degree in Social Work from Gallaudet University, and a PhD from Capella University in Postsecondary Education and Adult Learning. Cindy completed the Master Mentor Program (18 month, graduate credits) through Northeastern University in 2005. Cindy enjoys curriculum development and has developed both curricula and distance learning course rooms for the ASL- English Interpreting and Educational Interpreting Programs at Union County College. Cindy has been a community interpreter for 18 years interpreting in mental health, medical, hospital, postsecondary, religious, and business settings for a variety of experiences. In her private practice, she mentors both community and educational interpreters and provides workshops both locally and nationally.