FREE Sign Language Classes offered at UUCV


The Inclusive Employment Program is Offering Free Sign Language Classes!

Sign Language Instructor: Jennifer Bitz

Where: Unitarian Universalists of Cumberland Valley (UUCV)

2 Forge Road

Boiling Springs, PA. 17007

Location: Dining room downstairs (elevator available if needed)

Entrance Location: Door near parking lot with “Office” sign posted on the building; additional parking at the middle school.

Time: 6:15-7:30

2nd 6 week Session Dates from March – May 2019: March 5, March 19, April 2, April 16, April 30, and May 21

Participants: Available to all individuals ages 8 years and up. All children participating must be accompanied by an adult at all times. Babysitting will not be available for this session.

RSVP Required: Alyssa Rissinger: at the Inclusive Employment Program.  Phone 462-6152 (emails preferred…difficult to respond to calls during program hours).

What information to provide when you RSVP: Please provide names of the people you are registering for class and contact information (phone/e-mail) by February 25.

Class Capacity: 35 Participants…We ask that all participants commit to attending each class because so many people wish to sign up.

If the class is full, please be sure to look for future sign language sessions on our website at

Special Thank You to UUCV for sponsoring the space to have our classes! Their website can be located at

Participants: You will need to bring a binder to hold the hand-outs (themed based sessions). Please bring binder and hand-outs to each session.

About the Instructor:

Jennifer Bitz earned a Bachelor’s Degree in elementary education and a Master’s Degree in deaf education from Bloomsburg University. She worked as a teacher of the deaf at the Capital Area Intermediate Unit. In an intensive communication support classroom, she taught students in kindergarten through third grade who had hearing loss and other disabilities. Prior to teaching in the classroom, Jennifer had an itinerant caseload of students in kindergarten through twelfth grade with a hearing loss. Currently, Jennifer enjoys her job at home taking care of her three children, while working part-time in children’s ministry, as well as, sharing her love of American Sign Language to both kids and adults through community sign language classes

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