About Coman Certified Interpreting

Rose Coman is a nationally certified American Sign Language interpreter and is a candidate for certification for the Specialist Certificate: Legal. She received a BA from the University of South Florida in Interpreter Training and an M.Ed from Northeastern University in Interpreter Pedagogy.

Rose has been interpreting and teaching American Sign Language/Interpreter education in both Florida and Georgia since 2001. She is currently a full-time freelance interpreter primarily working in legal, medical, and post-secondary education.

Rose is passionate about the Deaf community, American Sign Language, and the quality of interpreting services the Deaf community receives. She served on the Georgia American Sign Language Teacher’s Association (GA-ASLTA) committee as the treasurer and then secretary from 2005 - 2007 and 2007 to 2010, respectively. She also was the GA-ASLTA representative for the ASL legislative initiative leading to ASL being recognized as a foreign language.

When Rose isn’t working, she enjoys volunteering in the community, mentoring interpreting interns and spending time with her family.