Washington State Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf

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Journey to Certification

  • 16 Jul 2022
  • 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
  • Zoom

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    Suggested Donation: $20
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Journey to Certification, Saturday 16, 2022, 11am-1pm, Suggested Donation: $20 (to benefit the WSRID Scholarship Program). Text is on a black background with purple swirls and leaves.

This is a donation supported event. Suggested donation is $20. You will receive a link to donate with your registration confirmation. Please donate as you are able.

It can be overwhelming to prepare for national certification, in addition to staying up to date with the evolving CASLI Generalist exams’ productions. It is critical for our students, novice interpreters, and interpreting mentors to have a strong grasp on the exam process. Participants will have the opportunity to gain a basic understanding of the exams' structures, updates, eligibility, and process for registration. The focus will be on the CASLI knowledge exam, the "Gap Test," and the performance exam for Deaf and hearing interpreter candidates.

PRESENTERS:

A white woman with long brown hair with highlights. Her head is slightly tilted as she smiles and poses for a headshot photo. She is wearing a black shirt.Krista Anderson, NIC

Krista has a passion for working with new interpreters who are preparing for the CASLI Generalist performance exams. She understands the challenges folks face when trying to achieve national certification, and has continued to stay current on the new exam process. Now, as a certified interpreter, she shares insights, resources, and mentoring strategies that she found useful when preparing for the tests. Krista has facilitated six cohorts of NIC prep programs, coordinated three rounds of mentoring programs in her role as an assistant grant manager, offered one-on-one mentoring services to interpreters pursuing their national certification, and has provided workshops focused on CASLI exam preparation. Krista works as a staff interpreter at a referral agency in Minnesota, and serves as the Communications Director for the Minnesota Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf (MRID). 

A white woman with long brown hair smiling at the camera. She is wearing a blue and black shirt.Bree Logan

Bree Logan is a graduate of the University of Oklahoma, she obtained her Bachelor’s degree in International Area and Studies. Bree has served on the Oklahoma Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf (OKRID) as Member at Large and Vice President. Also, she is a former Miss Deaf Oklahoma, Miss Deaf Oklahoma Director, and continues utilizing these platforms to provide workshops, trainings, and advocate for the Deaf community through a variety of avenues. Bree currently is a Deaf Community Interpreter/Rater with Sorenson and does freelance/contract work with Sign Language Resource Services, Inc. (SLRS). She has been a mentor in both deaf and interpreting communities for eleven years. She is a Deaf Mentor with ASL Interpreting Services, Inc. (ASLIS). She seeks to provide tools to improve interpreters’ skills on their ASL concepts and advance their context interpretations from English to ASL. During her leisure time, she invests in being outdoors at the lake and going on adventures, watching sports, and reading books.

"ASL Communication is an Approved RID CMP Sponsor for Continuing Education Activities. This PS program (for ACET) or GS (for certified interpreters) is offered for .2 CEUs at the Little/NO Content Knowledge Level."

DeafBlind Accommodations: Please email any accommodation requests.

Workshop will be presented in ASL.

Zoom: It is very important that participants use their real name when joining a Zoom meeting. The host must know who is being admitted to the meeting. If you have not added your real name, the host will not admit you. If you have questions or concerns related to technology access, please email us as soon as possible.

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