Crystal Schwartz will be joining us this year for “Turn it Up, Express Yourself 2014”. We think she is fabulous and you will too! Learn more about her here:
Crystal Kelley Schwartz; BA, CDM is a mentor, educator and strong advocate. She travels across the nation to give motivational advocating and theatre workshops. Crystal has starred in film and stage productions. She has worked American Sign Language professor and works with theatre ASL interpreters preparing for productions. She also works as a Deaf mentor to children with hearing loss. She founded and directs the Deaf Youth Center in Naperville, Illinois. Crystal is currently pursuing a Master in Management and holds several credentials in counseling and risk management. She is a bilingual communicator and has worked with several organizations pertaining their business mission and goals. Crystal serves on the board of the Illinois Association of the Deaf and Deaf Quest, Inc. She has also held the title as Miss Chicagoland Black Deaf Advocate. Crystal sits on many committees regarding issues related to hearing loss and Deafness. Currently she is a home school teacher and enjoys performing, writing, cooking and spending time with her four Deaf and Hard of Hearing children.