Multicultural Teachers of the Deaf provide and promote cultural diversity and inclusion within deaf education nationally and internationally. MCTOD fosters and supports the development of academic and social needs of deaf children of color, through highlighting the awareness for the increase of multicultural teachers of the deaf.
MCTOD provides opportunities for leadership and develops positive relationships with members of the multicultural Deaf Community. MCTOD focuses on the recruitment of new members for growth of the profession. Promoting the values and need for Diversity in Teacher of the Deaf education programs as well as creating a platform for advocacy.
Multicultural Teachers of the Deaf have developed programs based on the premise that WE (parents, educators and the community) are the most important elements within a Deaf students life. Our programs are centered on supporting each element of the students life to ensure they have an understanding of how social and cultural norms impact their academics.