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May 23, 2020 Webinar
Webinar: “K-12 Interpreters: IDEA, IEPs and Navigating COVID-19”
Presented by: Kimberly Hutter.
Presenter Bio: Kimberly Hutter is a Technical Assistance Specialist with the Center for Technical Assistance for Excellence in Special Education (TAESE). Prior to TAESE, Kimberly was a Program Specialist with the Division of Review & Support at Texas Education Agency. Ms. Hutter also worked as an Instructor in an Interpreter Training Program at Spokane Falls Community College in Spokane, Washington.
Ms. Hutter is a Doctoral Candidate studying Special Education at The University of North Carolina – Greensboro and is a Scholar with the National Leadership Consortium in Sensory Disabilities (NLCSD). Her research focuses on state and federal policy relating to educational interpreter preparation and educational interpreters employed in K-12 settings.
Kimberly earned her M.Ed. in Curriculum & Instruction from Concordia University, Bachelor of Arts in Sign Language Interpretation from Siena Heights University, and Associate of Applied Science in Educational Interpreting from Northcentral Technical College. She holds her National Certification in Ed: K-12 Interpreting.
Date: Saturday, May 23rd, 2020
Time: 9am-11am PT / 10am-12pm MT / 11am-1pm CT / 12pm-2pm ET
Workshop Description: This webinar will review the “why” interpreters are in the classroom, taking a closer look at the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) and related service providers. What an Individualized Education Program (IEP) entails and the responsibilities of the K-12 interpreter in relation to the student’s IEP. Current IDEA/legal discussions within the field will be reviewed and how COVID-19 may be impacting K-12 interpreters and deaf and hard-of-hearing students.
Suggestions for creating a working relationship with team-members during the COVID-19 pandemic will be provided.
*This webinar will be presented in English with English-ASL Interpretation and will be limited to the first 500 registrants*
.2 RID CEUs or 2 Professional Development Hours
*OPEN TO MEMBERS ONLY*
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.
- Nominations for 2018-2019 are now closed.
- 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. For more information or to apply, click here!