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 has coordinated Cross-Campus Multicultural and International Student Programs (CCMISP) since 2003.  She received her master’s degree in administration and supervision from Gallaudet University, and her bachelor’s degree in computer information systems from El Centro Universitario Guadalajara Lamar in Mexico.

Ms. Guillermo is a co-founder of the Latino Deaf and Hard of Hearing Association of the Metropolitan DC Area, Inc., and served as its vice president from 2005 until 2008. She also was the 2013-2015 president and 2008-2012 vice president of the National Council of Hispano Deaf and Hard of Hearing (now Council de Manos. She currently is the treasurer of Deaf Women United, and the vice president of Gallaudet University’s Organization for Equity of Deaf Staff of Color (OEDSOC).

In her spare time, Ms. Guillermo enjoys reading, painting, watching movies, and biking the beautiful paths all over Washington, D.C. She also likes going to restaurants and having quality conversations with her friends.

 

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