Boys Town EIPA Workshop: Using EIPA Results to Enhance Personal Professional Development
December 3 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
The EIPA Diagnostic Center is excited to offer four video conference workshops for the 2022-2023 academic year. The workshops are designed for interpreters working in K-12 classroom settings, community interpreters with an interest in educational interpreting, future interpreters, K-12 interpreter mentors, deaf educators, and individuals supervising educational interpreters. The descriptions below may change slightly at the discretion of the presenter.
December 3, 2022, 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. CT
“Using EIPA Results to Enhance Personal Professional Development”
Presented by Deborah Cates, Ph.D.
Deborah Cates, Ph. D. is an ASL-English interpreter, mentor,
educator, and researcher. She works for Iowa School for the Deaf,
LaGuardia Community College, and Boy’s Town National Research
Hospital. She serves on the boards of the National Association of
Interpreters in Education and of the TASK-12 Project.
This workshop discusses patterns on the EIPA from a national
database of EIPA scores. Attendees will receive a tool for
comparing their score with these patterns to see where their skills
are comparatively strong, and where they are comparatively
weak relative to other interpreters at their skill level. Attendees
will leave the workshop with a better grasp of what their EIPA
scores mean and specific steps that can be taken toward personal
Boys Town EIPA Website For More Information and Registration: https://eipa.boystown.org/workshops
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