TEP English Prep Webinar Series for Interpreters – Fall 2018

Texas Health and Human Services, Office of Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services (DHHS) invites you to sign up for this training opportunity:

English Prep Webinar Series

Dates: October 23 and 30; November 6 and 13, 2018

Time: 5:45—8:45 pm CST

Presented by: Stephanie Rotheram, BEI Master and RID NIC

Location: WEBINARS

Cost: $40.00

Register here! https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/718334429631410946

This four-part series will provide you with strategies and decision-making techniques to improve English comprehension and give you a knowledge base for the Test of English Proficiency (TEP). You will learn how to identify synonyms and antonyms from various English written materials, how to evaluate grammar in written materials, and how to improve reading comprehension skills so you can analyze a written passage and understand the relationship of ideas within the passage.

Registration:

  1. Register in the webinar system, and you will receive a confirmation email from GoToWebinar.
  2. Send a copy of the registration confirmation email (include your full name) with your check/money order for $40 to: HHSC-DHHS, Training and Education, PO Box 12306, Austin, Texas 78711.
  3. There are no refunds for any reason.
  4. If you have questions about the registration process, email your questions to dhhs.webinar@hhsc.state.tx.us or call (512) 982-1709.

Audio access is via your computer speakers. If you do not have computer speakers or, need a sign language interpreter via VP, call the number provided in the webinar system.

Accommodations:

Requests for accommodations, such as CART, must be received at least one week in advance of the webinar date.

CEUs:

Participants may earn 1.2 DHHS General Studies CEUs by taking a pre-test, attending all 4 sessions, and taking a post-test. The pre- and post- tests are included in the GoToWebinar system.

ABOUT THE PRESENTER:

Stephanie Rotheram was certified in 2001, after graduating from the San Antonio Interpreter Training Program. She continued her studies; earning a Bachelor’s degree from Texas A&M University, and a Master’s in Special Education, focusing on American Sign Language Interpreting, from the University of North Texas. She holds national certification, and the Texas BEI Master. She has provided in-house trainings for the San Antonio Independent School District interpreters, the Alamo College district interpreters, and has taught as an adjunct faculty for the San Antonio College (SAC) Interpreter Training Program. She currently offers a Test of English Proficiency (TEP) preparation class that runs for a full 15-week semester at SAC. She is employed full-time as a staff interpreter for the Alamo Colleges, in San Antonio, and works as a freelance interpreter, as well as a Video Relay Service (VRS) interpreter.

About the Author

Amy Hermansen