iBSL are pleased to welcome a new Chairperson

As iBSL begin the next exciting chapter in our development, we would like to welcome Jill Pearce to the Board of Trustees.

Jill is stepping into the role of Chair of the Board and brings with her a wealth of experience.

As a native BSL user with a passion for both education and the attainment of young deaf people, Jill decided to train as a Teacher of the Deaf (ToD) and began her career journey in 1999 -Jill qualified in 2006 and has taught deaf people in a wide range of educational settings both in the UK and internationally ever since.

Jill worked as a teacher of deaf children in California between 2003 and 2013 but decided to return home to the UK in 2014 and has spent the last 5 years teaching in primary, secondary, further and higher education.

Both Jill and our Executive Director Michelle Jones have many exciting plans for the development of iBSL and would encourage you to keep your eyes peeled for further news in the near future, welcome Jill.