Tag Archives: Interpreter Education Month

StreetLeverage - Live 2017

StreetLeverage – Live 2017 Registration Giveaway

Congratulations to Carissa Huffman from Bettendorf, IA on her win of the StreetLeverage – Live 2017 Giveaway! We look forward to seeing you in St. Paul, MN April 21-23, 2017! a Special thanks to our IEM partners:      – OFFICIAL RULES – NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. StreetLeverage – Live Giveaway (the “Sweepstakes”). How

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StreetLeverage - IGNITE Workbook

StreetLeverage – IGNITE

Cultural Competence WorkbookThe inaugural installment of IGNITE by StreetLeverage provides a collection of perspectives that explore the journey to cultural competence for sign language interpreters. Explore how: Identities ascribed by others can impact the relationship sign language interpreters have with the Deaf Community.Cultural competence among interpreters supports the work of the Deaf Community towards equity in contrast

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Where’s the Welcome Mat? Opening the Door to Deaf Interpreters

Where’s the Welcome Mat? Opening the Door to Deaf Interpreters

Deaf Interpreters (DI) bring a wealth of cultural and linguistic experience to Interpreter Education. Jeremy Rogers investigated the DI experience with Education Programs resulting in some practical recommendations for how to better welcome them to the table. In 2014, Eileen Forestal, PhD, RSC, presented at StreetLeverage – Live in Austin, Texas. One of the most

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StreetLeverage - Sign Language Interpreter Education Month

Interpreter Education Month 2016

Sign language interpreters are committed to lifelong learning. StreetLeverage subscribes to the belief that it is in this commitment that both career satisfaction and success are found.  Check out what we have planned this month! Curated Articles Where’s the Welcome Mat? Opening the Door to Deaf InterpretersBy Jeremy Rogers IEP: Faculty Composition Impacts Sign Language Interpreter ReadinessBy Joseph

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CIT 2014 – Endnote | Growing Our Roots in a New Ground: Deepening Our Social Consciousness

Description The endnote presentation will cover the social, educational, technological, and commercial trends that affect the preparation and continuing education trainings for interpreters and their relationships with members of the Deaf community.  Collectively, the trends are a new ground for interpreters, educators and mentors in which they can find old and new opportunities to engage

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CIT 2014 – Plenary| Deaf & Hearing Worlds: Enculturation and Acculturation

Description The plenary presentation will focus on recognizing the difference between Deaf and Hearing persons getting ‘enculturated’ and acculturated. In turn, it is to realize and appreciate the linguistic and cultural spheres occurring during the interpretation process and how they overlap each other in a fluid manner. Essentially, it is to reframe our profession by the incorporation

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CIT 2014 – Workshop | Field-based Induction: Creating the essential elements for building competence in specialized settings

Description This presentation will focus on the elements, structure and implementation of supervised induction programs for interpreters wanting to specialize in healthcare and legal settings. NCIEC recently launched supervised induction programs in these settings through partnerships with a variety of healthcare facilities and court systems. Participants will explore how supervised induction programs can serve to

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CIT 2014 – Workshop | Interpreting in Spanish-Influenced Settings: Preparing the Next Generation of Trilingual Interpreters

Description Both the demand for trilingual (ASL/Spanish/English) interpreter services and the supply of interpreters working in Spanish influenced settings is on the rise. However, training materials and opportunities struggle to keep up.  This interactive session will start with an overview and historical look at the field of the trilingual interpreting movement. It will include discussion on competencies

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