Meredith Filiatreault holds a National Interpreting Certificate from the Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf. She obtained a Bachelors of Arts in Drama with a minor in Deaf Studies in IL and an Masters of Arts degree in Deaf Studies from Gallaudet University. She found her life’s passion after her first sign language class and has been an active member of the Deaf community for the past 17 years. She has been an involved in educational, theatrical, government, and community interpreting work over the past 13 years. She finds her passion in making connections between hearing and deaf communities.