Holly Nelson is an instructional designer for the CATIE Center in addition to her role as an associate professor in the Educational Interpreting Program at the University of Arizona. Holly’s experience spans 25 years and includes ASL/English interpreting, teaching, mentoring, program development, and assessment. She has worked and taught in academic, community, government, and corporate settings. Holly has specialized in decision making/ethics, program review/development, experiential learning/mock interpreting, and test preparation. She has developed programs that focus on heritage learners of ASL, Deaf interpreters, internships in VRS settings, and the graduation to certification gap. She is also passionate about deliberate/reflective practice and expressing her creativity in her work. She maintains National Interpreter Certification at the master level, Utah Professional Certification, and EIPA. She has many creative interests, enjoys traveling, and spending time with her family. She lives with her wife in Tucson, Arizona.