National Spring Board Meeting and Cueing Workshops

April 27 – 30, 2023
Location: Hilton New Orleans Riverside, Two Poydras Street, New Orleans, LA 70130

The National Cued Speech Association, Spring Board Meeting, will be in New Orleans, LA. In addition to the two-day meeting, the NCSA will offer Special Programming, a Basic Instructor Certification Workshop, an Instructor of Cued Speech National Certification Exam, Cueing for Beginners, Cues on Tap, and more!

While the French Quarter is undoubtedly a highlight of New Orleans, this vibrant city has so much more to offer beyond its famous historic district. From the jazz clubs and art galleries of the Marigny and Bywater neighborhoods to the stunning architecture and lush gardens of the Garden District, New Orleans is a city of diverse and colorful communities, each with its own unique character and charm.

We invite you to experience the unique character of a region that seamlessly blends its rich past with the present.

Schedule of Events

Thursday, April 27 – Special Programming

  • 12:00-2:30 pm:
    Topic: Using Cued Speech in an English/ASL Bilingual Program for Deaf Students.
    Presenter: Angela Kuhn is a principal in the elementary and junior/senior high programs at the Illinois School for the Deaf.
    Click here to register and learn more about the presenter and the presentation topic.
  • 3:00 – 5:00 pm:
    Topic: CLEAR for Professionals: How to Support Families who Want to Know More About Cueing.
    Presenter: Hilary Franklin is a native cuer & signer, 1st deaf NCSA-certified Cued Speech instructor. Director of Reps at NCSA teaches & presents at conferences.
    Click here to register and learn more about the presenter.

Friday and Saturday, April 28 and 29 – Meetings and Classes at Hilton New Orleans Riverside

  • 9:00 am-5:00 pm: Board Meeting.
  • 9:00 am-5:00 pm: InsCert Basic Instructor Workshop. Register here.
  • 9:00 am-5:00 pm: Cueing for Beginners. Click here to register and learn more about the details and instructor, Tom Shull.
    Scholarships for families of Deaf/Hard of Hearing Children are available, please inquire at email
  • 6:30 pm: Cues on Tap at St Vincent Hotel Paradise Lounge & Courtyard

Sunday, April 30 – Classes at Hilton New Orleans Riverside

Enjoy New Orleans, LA


The NCSA has reserved limited rooms at the Hilton New Orleans Riverside, Two Poydras Street, New Orleans.

We recommend booking your room soon to avoid unavailability.

Hotel: Hilton New Orleans Riverside. Click here to reserve a room.

Dates: April 27 -30, 2023

Rate: $239 plus tax

Address: Two Poydras St, New Orleans, LA 70130

Phone: (504) 561-0500