Deaf Interpreter Training (DI)
Brief Instructor Biography
Alisha Bronk, M.A., CDI, is a certified Deaf Interpreter for freelance in the
USA. While getting her master’s degree in TESOL: Applied Linguistics
from Portland State University, she became involved in international
education. Ms. Bronk has and continues to conduct workshops and training
seminars around the world. She was one of the core creators of ASL Tales, a
book/DVD series designed used in education for families and classrooms in
all levels of ASL learning.
Niesha Washington-Shepard, M.A. is a Creole, African-American Deaf
and Sighted womxn faculty member for ASL & Deaf Studies at Gallaudet
University. She has been involved in the interpreting field for a couple of
years. She is a devoted member of DC Area Black Deaf Advocate
(DCABDA), social justice activist, and motherly warrior of Black Deaf
Do you want to be a Deaf Interpreter? This 40-hour online training is an
excellent place for Deaf and Hard of Hearing individuals to explore the
foundational interpreting skills and knowledge in the interpreting field. This
workshop will provide practice with an ASL & English approach and cover
*RID Code of Professional Conduct (CPC), *introduction to interpreting,
*the process of interpretation, and *depiction in American Sign Language.
We invite special guests, Korian “Koko” Thomas, Shawn Maldon, Star
Grieser, Dr. Keith Cagle, & Dr. Jodie Ackermann.
Register and pay:
July 20-24 & 27-31
Seating is limited.
Welcome to this journey to become a professional Deaf interpreter!
For questions, contact firstname.lastname@example.org or NWShepard@gmail.com
This course will satisfy RID's requirement of 40 hours of Certified Deaf Interpreter Training. You must attend all sessions.
Sponsor: Interpretek Service