Professional Learning Focused on Deaf and Hard of Hearing

⇒ 2017/2018 Educational Interpreter Remote Mentorship Program

This is an 8 month program that offers the following activities to support educational interpreters:

  • Individual interpreter remote mentorship sessions
  • In person group conversation nights with Deaf language models – new!
  • Week long Summer Intensive training at WSD in Vancouver (June 25-29, 2018)
  • Webinars relating to EIPA assessment priority areas – new!
  • One onsite mentor visit—new!
  • Performance EIPA test
  • Boys Town National Research Hospital EIPA Video Conference series free of charge (12/7, 2/10, 4/7) – new!

Application deadline – OCTOBER 23.   For more information download the flyer and/or application:
[FLYER] Professional Development for Educational Interpreters

[APPLICATION] WA Educational Interpreter Remote Membership Program Application

For more information, email or fax the application to (509) 963-1608.

⇒ ASL Assessment for Birth to Five: Visual Communication & Sign Language Checklist (VCSL)

This workshop will provide an introduction to the Visual Communication and Sign Language checklist (VCSL), including information on how the assessment was developed and standardized.  Participants will learn how to administer and score the VCSL using both the paper‐pencil format and the VCSL:Online system, which includes the ability to generate reports. In addition, after reviewing items on the checklist, participants will work together to develop activities that facilitate the acquisition of language skills in different age categories.

Workshop Details:

November 9, 2017
9am – 3:30pm

John Stanford Center for Educational Excellence (JSCEE)
2445 3rd Ave S
Seattle, WA  98124

Download a copy of the flyer and registration form for more information.

⇒ Everyday Writing in the Classroom 

This workshop will provide tools, strategies and assessments for Teachers of the Deaf by focusing on how to develop and expand everyday writing in the Deaf and Hard of Hearing special focus classroom, K‐12.

Available Workshop Dates and Locations:
November 3, 2017—Pasco, WA
December 1, 2017 Tacoma, WA
December 8, 2017—Everett, WA

Download a copy of the flier for course objectives, registration, fee and clock hours information.

⇒ Educational Interpreter Performance Assessment Video Conference Workshops for 2017-2018

October 7, 2017
Roman Numeral III: Back to the Basics; Unpacking the Foundational Skills

December 2, 2017
Roman Numeral IV: Unpacking Discourse Mapping

February 10, 2018
Roman Numeral II: Unpacking Sign to Voice Essentials

April 7, 2018
Roman Numeral 1: Unpacking Use of Space and Classifiers

Download a copy of the flier for course description and registration form.