Tag Archives: Doug Bowen-Bailey

6 Presentations That Will Make You a Better Sign Language Interpreter

6 Presentations That Will Make You a Better Sign Language Interpreter

Sign language interpreters constantly strive to be better practitioners. Often it is a flash of perspective that gives context to the challenges they face and assists them in moving along their path to actualization. Let’s admit it, being a sign language interpreter can be tough. Sometimes a little sprinkle of perspective can contextualize the challenges we face as

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October is Sign Language Interpreter Education Month

October is Sign Language Interpreter Education Month

StreetLeverage is pleased to present October as Interpreter Education Month (IEM) on StreetLeverage.com. The aim of Interpreter Education Month is to showcase insights, perspectives, considerations and dynamics impacting the education and training of sign language interpreters. We are delighted to share that StreetLeverage is partnering with the Conference of Interpreter Trainers (CIT) to focus this

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Transforming Perspectives: The Power of One-to-One Conversations for Sign Language Interpreters

  Doug Bowen-Bailey is a practitioner, mentor, resource developer and interpreter educator. He also works as an Interpreter Training Consultant with the Region III Low-Incidence Project in NE Minnesota serving interpreters who work in K-12 settings. With Patty Gordon, he was co-developer of the Teaching Interpreters in Public Schools (TIPS), an online process to support

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Sign Language Interpreting in Art Class

Ethical Choices: Educational Sign Language Interpreters as Change Agents

I have the pleasure and challenge of working with educational sign language interpreters around the country: pleasure because I generally find these interpreters extremely committed to the best interests of students,  challenge because I generally find them frustrated by their work settings. Their experiences resonate with Gina Olivia’s post, Sign Language Interpreters in Mainstream Classrooms: Heartbroken and Gagged,

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