Learn about our journey at Gloss Institute, which originated in the vibrant community of Tucson, Arizona, and expects to grow our impact on deaf education across the globe.
Meet the innovative team behind Gloss Institute! Dr. Samuel J. Supalla, a University of Arizona professor and deaf community member, founded Gloss Institute (GI) and ASL Gloss™, which was first licensed by the University in 2003. As part of the Tech Launch Arizona program, we’re evolving ASL Gloss™ from a lab idea to a market solution, aligning with the University’s educational and research mission and aiming to improve literacy for deaf students globally.
Discover the passionate individuals driving our mission at the Gloss Institute. Our team, led by our CEO/President, Dr. Samuel J. Supalla, comprises dedicated educators, innovative researchers, and tireless advocates committed to revolutionizing deaf literacy. Each member brings a unique set of skills and experiences, but we all share a common goal: to make literacy accessible for all deaf students through the power of ASL Gloss™.
For more information, contact Dr. Supalla at:
University of Arizona
University at Buffalo