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Interpreter Study Group

This three-part study group is fa​cilitated by a certified interpreter and hearing specialists.  This group is designed for interpreters, interpreter supervisors and educators working with interpreters.

Session 1: The Educational Interpreter’s Role as a Member of the IEP Team

This session will provide participants an opportunity to dialogue about their role as a member of the IEP team. We will discuss the decisions that interpreters make on a daily basis while interpreting and how to objectively report one’s observations to the IEP team. We will discuss what is appropriate and inappropriate and how to maintain confidentiality.

Session 2: Ethical Dilemmas: Decision Making in the K-12 Classroom

This session will provide participants an opportunity to dialogue about common dilemmas that arise in the K-12 setting. We will discuss the range of ethical choices based on the EIPA Guidelines of Professional Conduct.

Session 3: Interpreting for Students with Cochlear Implants

This study group will provide participants an opportunity to explore strategies to guide decisions made when interpreting for students with varying auditory and visual needs.

Study Groups consist of three 2-hours courses (6 hours total); however additional hours may be added to tailor the study group to the specific needs of the organization.

Distance Study Group Fees

Distance Study Group: $2,400 per Agency/State/Group
Also available via web stream for individual purchase: $200

Web Stream Technical Requirements

Web streaming is available for both Macs and PCs. The computer must have Active-X Software plug-in downloaded before viewing.

Video Conference Technical Requirements

Agencies will be provided with the IP address for the seminar. Each site must participate in a coordinated video bridging test call before each scheduled live broadcast or they may not be able to participate on the day of the broadcast.

For more information or to purchase this series for your agency or school district, please contact Teresa McEvoy at (402) 452-5000 or