Gallaudet University Regional Interpreter Education Center
As a member of the National Consortium of Interpreter Education Centers since 2005, GURIEC has been dedicated to advancing the field of interpreter education and increasing the number & diversity of qualified interpreters in the US.
Current Projects and Priorities:
CDIs at Work & Ethical Decision Making Workshop
Would you like to be a Certified Deaf Interpreter?
Do you enjoy the interpreting process and want to learn more?
Would you like to learn what skills you need,
and practice them with a renowned CDI Trainer?
Click here to see Jimmy's ASL announcement.
Friday-Sunday, September 20-22*, 2013 at Gallaudet University.
(First priority given to applicants from the GURIEC region).
Current & aspiring Deaf interpreters, join us for a weekend of learning!
This training is appropriate for novices and pre-certified Deaf interpreters.
All participants are expected to read the book So You Want to be an Interpreter.
Questions addressed in this presentation include:
--What things should a Deaf interpreter do to ensure high quality interpreting?
--What kind of interpreting assignment is a Deaf interpreter qualified to perform?
--What materials should a Deaf interpreter study in preparation for certification?
--What ethical challenges does a Deaf interpreter face?
Language of instruction: ASL
Level of instruction: Some prior knowledge
**Registration Deadline: July 1, 2013**
Applicants from under-served areas (such as communities of color or rural areas) are strongly encouraged to apply.
Priority will be given to applicants from the GURIEC region: AL, DE, DC, FL, GA, KY, MD, MS, NC, PA, SC, TN, VA, WV
If slots are filled prior to July 1, registration will close early, so apply now!
You may be asked for a sample of your work before you are accepted.
We will keep a wait-list once registration closes. Participants will be notified of acceptance no later than Aug 6, 2013.
CEUs: 2.0 CMP or ACET CEUs (Professional Studies).
Cost: $65, $50 for students
Once accepted, the registration fee must be paid by Aug 16.
Transportation, food, and lodging are not included.
You may contact GURIEC for a list of affordable lodging options.
(*Please note this is a new date. Due to Gallaudet University events, the original date of Sept 6-8 was changed)
Training Interest Survey:
Need professional development? Know of a great resource, workshop, or presenter you'd like us to offer in our region? Tell us about it!
Take our survey here.
Underserved Interpreters Initiative:
Launched in Fall 2012, the Underserved Mentor Project serves mentors and mentees living within the GURIEC 14 state region, geared toward people who are members of an ethnic and/or cultural minority, or living in a rural area. Preference was given to one mentor/one mentee per state. Applications are closed, but the work is ongoing!
GURIEC ... working collaboratively with stakeholders to increase the number and diversity of qualified interpreters