Would you like to be a Certified Deaf Interpreter?
|Friday-Sunday, September 20-22*, 2013 at Gallaudet University. (First priority given to applicants from the GURIEC region). Current & aspiring Deaf interpreters, join us for a weekend of learning! This training is appropriate for novices and pre-certified Deaf interpreters.All participants are expected to read the book So You Want to be an Interpreter.|
Questions addressed in this presentation include:
--What things should a Deaf interpreter do to ensure high quality interpreting?
--What kind of interpreting assignment is a Deaf interpreter qualified to perform?
--What materials should a Deaf interpreter study in preparation for certification?
--What ethical challenges does a Deaf interpreter face?
Language of instruction: ASL
Level of instruction: Some prior knowledge
**Registration Deadline: July 1, 2013**
Applicants from under-served areas (such as communities of color or rural areas) are strongly encouraged to apply.
Priority will be given to applicants from the GURIEC region: AL, DE, DC, FL, GA, KY, MD, MS, NC, PA, SC, TN, VA, WV
If slots are filled prior to July 1, registration will close early, so apply now!
You may be asked for a sample of your work before you are accepted.
We will keep a wait-list once registration closes. Participants will be notified of acceptance no later than Aug 6, 2013.
CEUs: 2.0 CMP or ACET CEUs (Professional Studies).
Once accepted, the registration fee must be paid by Aug 16.
Transportation, food, and lodging are not included.
You may contact GURIEC for a list of affordable lodging options.
(*Please note this is a new date. Due to Gallaudet University events, the original date of Sept 6-8 was changed.)
GURIEC's mission is to improve Deaf individuals' access to employment and higher education by increasing skill sets and diversity within the interpreting profession.