Tissa Peiris

ELI Trainer/Academic Advisor
English Language Institute

Tissa Peiris

Phone Numbers

202-651-5815 (V)
202-250-2512 (VP)

Email

tissa.peiris@gallaudet.edu

Location

Hall Memorial Building S236

Mr. Tissa Peiris moved from Sri Lanka to Switzerland and then United States. He has been exposed to Eastern and Western cultures since 1987. He visited many countries in Europe, Asia, and North America.In 1997 he graduated from Gallaudet University with a bachelor's degree in Communication Studies and Deaf Studies. From 2005 to 2007, he taught American Sign Language (ASL) and Visual Gestural Communication to Japanese ASL Signers Society in Japan. In June 2012, he began his graduate studies for a mastere's degree in Sign Language Teaching in the Department of American Sign Language and Deaf Studies at Gallaudet University. Mr. Peiris is an American Sign Language instructor and academic advisor at the English Language Institute. His hobbies are walking, camping, participating in other outdoor activities, enjoying nature, reading novels, watching movies, cooking and telling humorous Deaf stories in ASL.

Gallaudet

800 Florida Avenue NE
Washington, DC 20002

Gallaudet

800 Florida Avenue NE
Washington, DC 20002