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William Ross

Faculty Member William Ross

Associate Professor

Departments: Carlstrom ASL-Interpreting Department
Office: T.J. Jones, 3rd floor


  • M.S., Special Education, Southwest Missouri State University
  • B.A., Bible/Deaf Ministries, Central Bible College


William F. Ross III, a child of Deaf parents, has been interpreting for more than 26 years and holds dual certification (CI/CT) from the Registry of Interpreters of the Deaf. Currently, Bill is an Associate Professor in the Interpreter Training Program at North Central University in Minneapolis, Minnesota.  Mr. Ross was previously employed at North Carolina School for the Deaf (NCSD) as Director of the Communication Access Support Services (CASS) Department where he established the NCSD Mentorship Project and Distance Learning-Mentorship Program to provide ongoing support to all interpreters.  He is passionate about teaching interpreting and building ongoing mentoring relationships.