Dr. Berends teaches American Sign Language (ASL).
Kerrie Berends has worked in the health and wellness field for over 25 years and has extensive education and experience teaching individuals with disabilities. Kerrie holds a Masters and Doctorate in adapted physical activity and is a Certified Adapted Physical Educator and Certified Therapeutic Horseback Riding Instructor (PATH), as well. Dr. Berends teaches at the university level, she uses ASL professionally, and has taught deaf preschoolers in the Head Start program in Texas. She traveled twice to the Jamaica Deaf Village for mission work. Dr. Berends is passionate about education, has home educated her three children for 15 years, and has worked in online higher education since 2008. Dr. Berends lives with her husband and children in Michigan.
Dr. Berends teaches the following courses: