Call for Student/Deaf Volunteers

The Conference of Interpreter Trainers is looking for students who are currently studying to become interpreters and Deaf people to assist by volunteering at our CIT Conference this fall. By volunteering, students and Deaf volunteers will have the opportunity to meet nationally-known presenters, researchers and authors, and experience exciting activities. Volunteers will assist in different […]

Polling Interest for Trip to Nightmare Factory

Due to the unique timing of this Fall’s CIT Conference, our members have the opportunity to participate in an Oregon Deaf Community tradition.  The Board has set aside time in the schedule for interested members to attend the Oregon School for the Deaf, annual Nightmare Factory.  Extreme Makeover helped design this amazing layout. This is […]

Reserve Your Ride to the Nightmare Factory

The Nightmare Factory at the Oregon School for the Deaf is Oregon’s longest running haunted attraction. A MUST to see and a MUST to support!  Let’s go to OSD, and experience OSD’s famous Haunted House on Halloween evening, October 31, 2014.  We are invited to experience the most scary night, covering 13,000 square feet of […]

2014 CIT Proceedings Co-Editors Announced

The Board is pleased to introduce you to the editorial team for the 2014 Conference proceedings Sarah Hafer and Dani Hunt. We are excited as they begin work on our first ever conference proceedings to incorporate ASL and English submissions. To contact them, email them at  Introducing Sarah Hafer English Version Hello.  I am Sarah […]

Tentative Conference Program & Banquet Tickets Available

Conference Program Available The CIT Conference Program Committee has announced a tentative conference program.  There are still a few more presenters yet to confirm. Check it out here. Conference Banquet Tickets Not interested in the conference, but want to socialize and network at the banquet?  You can purchase only a banquet ticket as part of […]

Yoga at CIT Conference – 7:00 – 8:00 a.m.

[av_icon_box icon=’ue83d’ font=’entypo-fontello’ position=’top’ title=’What to Bring’ link=” linktarget=” linkelement=” av_uid=’av-30hf5d’] If you are planning on participating, bring a yoga mat or large towel. [/av_icon_box] One of the elements of the 2014 CIT Conference is health and wellness – how we can maintain good health and care for the body and achieve wellness (positive state […]

ProTactile Pre-conference

English Version by Richard Laurion The CIT board is excited to announce we’ve made arrangements with a.j. granda and Jelica Nuccio to lead a full-day workshop on ProTactile communication strategies prior to the Portland conference. ProTactile communication is being called a “revolution” in Deaf-Blind communication and is spreading rapidly. Interpreters are being called on to […]

The Great Portland Pedometer Challenge

Portland is the location of the CIT 2014 Fall Conference and the board couldn’t be more excited.  The city and region is known for a population that loves and celebrates their health and the environment.  We want CIT members to join in celebration and to partake in this healthy spirit.  To promote this goal, the […]

2014 CIT Proceedings Editor(s) Needed

A Note from Kimberly Hale, Director of Publications and Research CIT is looking for a an innovative 2014 Proceedings editor or editorial team. As mentioned previously, the board and I have a new vision for the Conference Proceedings. We would like to offer a publication that includes articles in English and ASL, and possibly in […]

Special Announcement from CIT President

English Translation I am Leslie Greer, your president.  After board discussion on conference planning this past weekend, we decided that I should share this special announcement with you.  If you plan on attending the CIT conference, that is great.  All presentations will be accessible in American Sign Language. (If the presentation is in spoken English, […]