Blane Trautwein, Ed.D., CED

Dr. Blane Trautwein is the Program Director of the Deaf Education and Hearing Science (DEHS) Program at the University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio. He was formerly a teacher and later principal at Sunshine Cottage School for Deaf Children. Dr. Trautwein has an undergraduate degree in deaf education and graduate/doctoral degrees in educational leadership.

Dr. Trautwein is recognized as a national leader in the field of deaf education with an emphasis on listening and spoken language. He has co-presented and co-authored about the topic of reciprocal peer coaching/mentoring in the professional preparation and continuing education of deaf education educational faculty. The DEHS Program was awarded a Department of Education/Office Special Education and Rehabilitative Services personnel preparation grant recognizing research in this area in 2010 and 2013. Dr. Trautwein has served as a national reviewer for the Department of Education and the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association. In 2012, Dr. Trautwein was awarded a University of Texas Health Science San Antonio Presidential Teaching Excellence Award.