Pre-Certified Interpreter Training Opportunity! Summer Institutes 2018

Sign Language Interpreter Training

The HHSC Office of Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services (DHHS) has partnered with various entities to offer several ‘Summer Institute’ trainings for pre-certified interpreters this year! Each training in the Summer Institute Series consists of intensive, week-long skill building workshops, with a specific target audience.

Registration of Interest: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/SummerInstitutes2018

At this time, DHHS plans to sponsor the following three options in the 2018 Summer Institute Series:

San Antonio Summer Institute: June 10 – June 15, 2018
Registration Fee: $100.00

  • Area of focus: ASL to English for interpreters
  • Participant criteria: pre-certified interpreters who have (1) already passed the Test of English Proficiency (TEP), and (2) taken, but not yet passed, the BEI Basic (score between 44 and 65)

Houston Summer Institute: June 24 – June 28, 2018
Registration Fee: $100.00

  • Area of focus: interpreting skill development
  • Participant criteria: pre-certified interpreters who have either (1) graduated from an ITP program and taken the Test of English Proficiency (TEP), OR (2) taken, but not yet passed, the BEI Basic (score between 44 and 70)

Fort Worth Summer Institute: August 5 – 10, 2018
Registration Fee: $100.00

  • Area of focus: interpreting ASL to English skill development
  • Participant criteria: pre-certified interpreters who have (1) already passed the Test of English Proficiency (TEP), and (2) taken, but not yet passed, the BEI Basic (score between 44 and 65)

*PLEASE NOTE: *Participants are responsible for their own arrangements and expenses related to transportation, lodging, meals, incidentals, etc.

*Dates are subject to change.

Once you have completed this registration of interest (https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/SummerInstitutes2018), a DHHS staff member will evaluate your eligibility and will contact you with more information.

Thank you for your interest in attending one of these exciting training events!

Cordially,

DHHS Training and Education
Office of Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services
Rehabilitative & Social Services
Health, Developmental & Independence Services
4900 North Lamar Blvd.
P.O. Box 12904
Austin, Texas 78751
[email protected] | 512-982-1709

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