Mrs. Gail Francis

Mrs. Gail M. Francis

Department Chair of the Sign Language Interpreting Department, Coordinator for the Physical Education Department
Sign Language Interpretation

Office: 303 Lee Roberson Center
Office Phone: 423-493-4439


  • M.S., Southern Adventist University in Education (Outdoor Education) (1999)
  • B.S., Tennessee Temple University in Education

Academic Experiences

  • Sign Language- University of California,
  • Santa Barbara Certifications:
    • Educational Interpreting Performance Assessment
    • CPR/FA/AED/Oz- Instructor
    • Project Adventure- Adv. Based Trainer/ Coordinating Programmer
    • Rape Agression Defense Systems- Instructor
    • Tennessee Department of Education Current Teachers License

Teaching Specializations

  • Sign Language Interpreter Training
  • Phycsial Education
  • Outdoor Education

Ministry & Professional Experience

  • Christian Camp Ministry
  • Church Nursery Director
  • Bible Teacher- Sunday School, Christian Camp, and Children's Church


  • Professional Development in Outdoor Education Award


  • Married to Captian J.L. Francis for 30 years Mother of four Grandmother of five