CALL FOR CONFERENCE PRESENTERS
The NAIE will be hosting our 3rd National Conference on Interpreting in Education June 20-23, 2019. The National Conference is an opportunity for interpreters and stakeholders in the education of deaf and hard of hearing students to come together, network, learn from the experts, and stay current on effective practices within the field. We would like to take this opportunity to invite you to share your knowledge and experience with colleagues from around the country. If you have a presentation that you would like for the NAIE to consider for the conference complete please complete this FORM.
PROPOSAL CRITERIA AND CONSIDERATION
- Deadline for proposal submission is October 31, 2018
- Seeking training in both knowledge and skill sets
- Relevant to the field of interpreting in education
- Current research
- Ability to incorporate both presentation and hands on training
- Presentation time: 3 hours
- Presenters will asked to present on both Friday and Saturday afternoons, or;
- Present at one of the two plenary sessions on Friday or Saturday morning
- If selected, presenters will receive, by email, a presenter information packet.
- Presenters must also agree to provide NAIE with an electronic copy of their PPT, handouts and a headshot for the program no later than May 15, 2019.
- All proposals will be read and reviewed by three members of the NAIE Conference Committee
- Proposals will be blind reviews
- Notification regarding the status of the application will be made by the end of December via email.
Contact Pat Himes, Conference Coordinator at firstname.lastname@example.org
Below are the questions asked in the submission form if you would like to review the requirements prior to completing the online form.
- First Name
- Last Name
- Email Address (Viewed year round)
- Home Address
- Phone number
- Presenter Bio (100 word limit)
- Title of Presentation
- Presentation Description (This description is what will be used in the conference program (300 word limit).
- Educational Objectives: Describe actions by participants during the training that will demonstrate comprehension and integration of information presented ( 1., 2., 3.,).
- Action Plan: Describe or outline the specific activities which will occur during the training. These activities are to support and meet the Educational Objectives above (Participants will…1., 2., 3., ).
- Is this your first time presenting this training
- Prior knowledge needed for participants?
- Is this training knowledge based or skill based?
- Are you open to presenting at both Friday and Saturday afternoon sessions?
2018-2019 Leilani Johnson Leadership in Educational Interpreting Award
It’s time to submit your nomination for the 2018-2019 Leilani Johnson Leadership in Educational Interpreting Award.
This prestigious award is designated to an interpreter who works in education, recognized as a visionary, has demonstrated leadership qualities, and has proven to be an interpreter who has had an impact on the profession as well as educational arenas.
- DEADLINE FOR NOMINATIONS: NOVEMBER 15, 2018
- Nominees do not need to be NAIE members
- Consideration will be paid to those nominees that work in the K-12 setting, however post-secondary nominations are welcome as well
- The selected recipient will be announced to the membership in July
CALL FOR NAIE STATE AMBASSADORS
As the NAIE continues to grow, we will increasingly rely on you, our membership, to continue the mission and vision. As such, we have reached an exciting milestone in which we are ready to capitalize on the volunteerism many of you have eagerly offered!
At this time, we are excited to call for NAIE members who are interested in serving as State Ambassadors.
The primary responsibility of a State Ambassador will be to serve as a liaison between the NAIE Board of Directors and educational interpreting stakeholders such as interpreters, teachers of the Deaf, directors of programs, and state leaders.. Examples of specific tasks include:
- Promoting the NAIE including the benefits of the organization and training opportunities
- Serving as the initial point of contact for educational interpreters in the state
To be considered for a State Ambassador position, candidates must:
- be an active member in good standing of the NAIE
- willing to devote time and energy to communicate with both NAIE members and non-members, such as the stakeholders listed above;
- possess organizational and professional communication skills;
- able to begin the position December 2018 with attendance of the first meeting on Tuesday, December 4, 2018
If you believe you demonstrate these qualifications and are willing to fulfill these duties, please complete the following form by October 15, 2018.
Selected State Ambassadors will be notified by November 16, 2018.
Thank you for considering being an important part of this new adventure with the NAIE.