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DawnSignPress Announces New President

  • 30 March 2022

March 30, 2022 (San Diego, CA) After serving from the wings, Tina Jo Breindel steps front and center to serve as President of DawnSignPress, the nationally recognized media and publishing house for quality Deaf educational materials in American Sign Language (ASL).

A tireless advocate of literacy for Deaf children, Breindel authored six baby board books - the ASL Baby Series. A treasured Alumna of New York School for the Deaf, Breindel was the third employee hired in the formative years of DawnSignPress.  An ASL sign illustration model, and performer in the original Signing Naturally, Breindel now steps up to lead the company known to be on the cutting edge of educational, cultural, and social trends in the Deaf world.

When speaking of her appointment, Breindel said: “It’s a privilege to continue to carry the torch for quality educational materials for the Deaf community and expand opportunities.”

Joe Dannis, Founder and former President of DawnSignPress, will focus on the role of Executive Producer, leading digital content efforts. He says of his successor: “When considering candidates to fill the position of President, Tina Jo was the natural choice. She knows the company inside and out and is highly regarded within the community for her benevolence and vision.

About DawnSignPress: DawnSignPress is a media and publishing house that creates, develops, produces, publishes, and distributes quality American Sign Language (ASL) and Deaf culture-related materials. DawnSign is on the cutting edge of the educational, cultural, and social trends in the Deaf world. Deaf-owned and operated, DawnSign produces materials that raise standards in ASL education, break new ground in ASL literature and the arts, and preserve the unique and rich contributions of Deaf people.

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