Washington State Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf

"Common Core: Resources to Support Classroom Content and Goals of the Educational Interpreter"

Presenter: Angie O'Bleness  |  CEUs: TBD
Saturday, October 5th • 4:30—6:00 PM

Description: Ever wonder where to go to get more information and knowledge of topics you are interpreting in the classroom? Have you ever been confused about the goals of a lesson or where the teacher was going in the unit? This workshop will briefly cover resources and discuss potential lessons that instructors may be using from the Common Core State Standards. An overview of Common Core will be discussed including a variety of grade level topics and subjects. Participants will also receive resources for future reference to support interpreter preparation, tutoring, and collegiate collaboration. 

Angie O'Bleness

About Angie O'Bleness

Angie O'Bleness is an interpreter with 30 years experience in a variety of settings ranging from Broadway, VRS, to community. The bulk of her experience is working with children in the K-12 setting. Angie received her MA in Interpreting Studies through Western Oregon University studying the self-efficacy of the interpreter in education. Angie is RID: K-12 certified and currently teaches at the Spokane Falls Community College and is the member director of the National Association of Interpreters in Education (NAIE). Angie loves to read and spend time with her husband and 2 children and enjoys working with practicing interpreters in education.

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