William F. Ross III, a child of Deaf parents, has been interpreting for more than 30 years and holds dual certification (CI/CT) from the Registry of Interpreters of the Deaf. He has a Master of Science Degree in Special Education from MissouriState University. Currently, Bill is the Curriculum Development Specialist at Deaf Bible Society; developing training and resources for consultants who work closely with Biblical translation teams. Formerly, he was the Program Director of the Carlstrom Interpreter Training Program at North Central University in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Mr. Ross was previously the Director of the Communication Access Support Services Department at North Carolina School for the Deaf (NCSD); where he established the NCSD Mentorship Project and Distance Learning Mentoring Program to provide ongoing support to educational and freelance interpreters. He is passionate about building mentoring relationships, studying ASL and accompanying interpreters on the journey of interpreting.