Our teacher Doctor Dave (DD) has a Ph.D. (Linguistics) from the University of Texas at Arlington.
He has consulted on various projects for business and government as the senior computational linguist from Natural Language processing software (PowerEdit, top honors from PC Week and PC Magazine’s “Editors’ Choice Award” in 1991) to speech recognition systems, translation software, applied articulatory phonetics.
In the classroom, DD has taught ESL for various age groups including Adult Education, and has taught Rhetoric at SMU. DD is currently a Baccus Elementary Academic Mentor. He has been a Board Member of the Dallas Jewish Historical Society, has taught adults and youth at various Dallas synagogues, been a teacher for the Joys of Jewish Learning, and co-founded the Dallas Virtual Jewish Community in Iyar 5754 (April 1994).