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Web Site Transition

by Doug Bowen-Bailey CIT Webmaster English Version If you are looking at this article on the web site, you will see that the CIT web site has a new look.  We have switched over from a site created offline with changes uploaded to the internet to an internet based one using WordPress. This new […]

Call for 2014 Proceedings Editor

 Works directly with the Program Chair and the Director of Research and Publications. Duties (some with assistance of committee): Establish a firm deadline for proceedings submission and editorial process. Determine the Proceedings format (E-book, PDF with links to streaming video, etc.) Determine distribution methods (CD, Flash-drive, website, etc.) Review current English-submission style guidelines and revise […]

Call for Presentations

The Conference of Interpreter Trainers 2014 Biennial Conference CALL FOR PROPOSALS OUR ROOTS: THE ESSENCE OF OUR FUTURE October 29-November 1, 2014 DoubleTree by Hilton 1000 NE Multnomah Street, Portland, OR 97232 DEADLINE: ABSTRACTS MUST BE POSTMARKED BY MONDAY, MARCH 3RD, 2014, 11:59 PM EASTERN STANDARD TIME. NO EXCEPTIONS. Download Call for Papers (Word document) […]

Advice for Digital Immigrants

Bringing the World into the Classroom by Doug Bowen-Bailey In the past month, the profession of sign language interpreting has been before the world in an unprecedented way.  Because of the lack of quality interpreting services at the memorial service for Nelson Mandela, deaf people and interpreters around the globe have had an opportunity […]


Happy New Year from the National Consortium! Here is information on opportunities relevant to interpreting educators and mentors coming up in the first months of 2014! Journal of Undergraduate Interpreting Studies: The National Interpreter Education Center (NIEC) is proud to announce the launch of the 2013 issue of the Journal of Undergraduate Interpreting Studies.  The […]

AVLIC Conference: Call for Presentations

Call for Presenters The conference of the Association of Visual Language Interpreters of Canada (AVLIC) is a biennial conference that promotes the profession of signed language interpreting in Canada and internationally. We invite presentations on our AVLIC 2014 conference theme of “Interpreters and Human Rights” or that relate to any of the areas of signed […]

Membership Report

by Jessica Bentley-Sassaman Director of Membership English Version Hello CIT members! As winter and the holidays are quickly approaching, you may have overlooked renewing your CIT membership. As you can see from September to December, we have a decline in membership. All memberships expired on October 31. The new membership year began on November […]

Director of Publications and Research Report

Director of Publications and Research Report by Kimberly Hale Hello CIT Members! I am excited to begin my official journey on the CIT Board as the Director of Research and Publications. Annette Miner and I have been in a transition “year” since May 2013, and she has now officially left her position on the board. […]

Secretary’s Report

by Cindy Volk English Version If you are curious about what has been happening at the board meetings, all the minutes are posted on the website. If you have any questions, feel free to contact me at:

Treasurer Report

Treasurer’s Report Richard Laurion Download PDF version of report