Elvia Guillermo

Coor, MC Student Programs
Cross-Campus Multicultural & International Student Programs

Elvia Guillermo

Phone Numbers

202-250-2379 (VP)

Email

elvia.guillermo@gallaudet.edu

Personal Website

https://www.linkedin.com/in/elvia-guillermo/

Location

Hall Memorial Building S141C

Office Hours

Monday - Friday 9:00 - 5:00 p.m.

Video in ASL

https://youtu.be/cSdP5Qd4m3s

Elvia Guillermo received her Master’s degree in Administration and Supervision from Gallaudet University in Washington, D.C. Earlier, she received her Bachelor’s in Computer Information Systems from El Centro Universitario Guadalajara Lamar in Guadalajara, Mexico.

Since 2003 Ms. Guillermo has coordinated Cross-Campus Multicultural and International Student Programs (CCMISP) a unit of the Multicultural Student Development and Mentoring (MSDM) within the Division of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI).

Ms. Guillermo is a co-founder of the Latino Deaf and Hard of Hearing Association of the Metropolitan DC Area, Inc. She was the vice-president of this organization from 2005 to 2008. She was also the President of the National Council of Hispano Deaf and Hard of Hearing (now Council de Manos) from January 2013 to Jan 2015. She was vice-president from 2008 – 2012. She has served as Treasurer of Deaf Women United since September 2017; and is Vice-President of the Organization for Equity of Deaf Staff of Color (OEDSOC) at Gallaudet.

In her spare time, Ms. Guillermo enjoys reading, painting, watching movies and biking to explore the beautiful DC community. She also likes going to restaurants and spending time with her friends and enjoys good conversation.

I am the coordinator of Multicultural & International Student Programs (CCMISP), a unit of the Multicultural Student Development and Mentoring (MSDM) within the division of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI). We align with all six priorities under the Gallaudet University Strategic Plan and the Equity, Diversity and Inclusion six pillars Inclusive Excellence Framework.

The mission of CCMISP is to create an environment at Gallaudet University that embraces individual differences, sustains inclusion, provides support and advocacy, and cultivates a campus atmosphere that is free from bias. Cross-Campus Multicultural & International Student Programs (CCMISP) will achieve its mission by offering the community a variety of multicultural programs and experiences which foster an inclusive, bias-free campus climate and celebrates of our unique shared experiences.

 

Gallaudet University 

  • Human Diversity (SWK318). Gallaudet University, Washington, D.C. Fall 2017.
  • Introduction to Mexican Sign Language (SPA395).  Gallaudet University, Washington, D.C. Fall 2012.
  • Intergroup Dialogues
    (Co-facilitator, COM495). Spring and Fall 2009.
  • ASL for Spanish-speaking families. Laurent Clerc Center, February 2000-November 2003.

Community

  • Vice President. Gallaudet Organization for Equity of Deaf Staff of Color. 2013-Present.
  • Representative - Gallaudet Staff Council 2018-Present.
  • Finance Chair. Deaf Women United. 2017-Present.
  • Bylaws Committee Member. National Association of the Deaf. 2018.
  • Social Committee Chair. Gallaudet Staff Council. 2017.
  • President. Council de Manos. 2013-2015.
  • Vice President. Council de Manos, 2009-2013.
  • Co-chair. National Council of Hispano Deaf and Hard of Hearing National Conference. 2006-2007.
  • Vice President. Latino Deaf and Hard of Hearing Association of Metropolitan D.C. Area, Inc. 2005-2008.
  • Co-founder. Latino Deaf and Hard of Hearing Association of Metropolitan D.C. Area, Inc. 2005.
  • Coordinator, Mexico. Deaf Way II Festival. 2002.

Certification and Training

  • Mindful Facilitation Training with Mr. Lee Min Wah (February 2019)
  • Mentoring Training (October 2018)
  • Advanced Multicultural Organizational Development (MOD) Training (March 2018)
  • Certificate of completion for participating in “Develop Effective Allies on Your Campuses: Deepen Student, Staff, Faculty & Administrators, Capacity to Create Greater Equity & Inclusion” (November 2017).
  • Multicultural Curriculum Transformative Institute training (MCTI) (March- June, 2015)
  • Dialogue Facilitator Training (2008 & 2009)

Gallaudet

800 Florida Avenue NE
Washington, DC 20002

Gallaudet

800 Florida Avenue NE
Washington, DC 20002