January 2020 Webinar
Webinar: “FAQs of Educational Interpreting”
Presented by: Deborah Cates, PhD.
Presenter Bio: Dr. Cates (Deb) is the Sign Language Program Coordinator at the Iowa School for the Deaf. She oversees staff sign language development, the administration of the SLPI program, and educational interpreter professional development in the state of Iowa. Deb has a Ph.D. in Linguistics from the University of California, Davis, where she studied sign language structure and processing under Dr. David Corina. She has a long-time affiliation with Gallaudet University’s Science of Learning Center on Visual Language and Visual Learning (VL2). Her research interests include the relationship between form and meaning in signed languages, bilingual education, and the cognitive demands of simultaneous interpreting. She actively develops research-based practices for interpreter skill development. Deb also holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Deaf Studies with an Interpreting Emphasis and a Master’s degree in Linguistics from California State University, Northridge. She has been in the field of educational interpreting in middle school, high school and university settings since 2003. She is a licensed interpreter in the state of Iowa with her EIPA score of 4.7 in Secondary PSE, as well as a licensed interpreter in the state of Nebraska with her Mid-America QAST Level V in Interpreting.
Date: Saturday, January 18th, 2020
Time: 9am-11am PT / 10am-12pm MT / 11am-1pm CT / 12pm-2pm ET
Workshop Description: Over the years, common themes have emerged in questions Dr. Cates has received while presenting on issues in educational interpreting. This workshop will answer those questions! Themes include representing information in space that is on the board, how to participate in an IEP, and how to manage interpreting a story with multiple characters.
*This webinar will be presented in English with English – ASL Interpretation*
.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
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