President’s Message – July 2019

[av_textblock size=” font_color=” color=” av-medium-font-size=” av-small-font-size=” av-mini-font-size=” av_uid=’av-jqzovxbx’ admin_preview_bg=”] President’s Message by Jessica Bentley-Sassaman president@cit-asl.org [/av_textblock] [av_toggle_container initial=’0′ mode=’accordion’ sort=” styling=” colors=” font_color=” background_color=” border_color=” hover_colors=” hover_background_color=” hover_font_color=” colors_current=” font_color_current=” background_current=” background_color_current=” background_gradient_current_color1=” background_gradient_current_color2=” background_gradient_current_direction=’vertical’ av_uid=’av-jxot4l22′] [av_toggle title=’English Translation’ tags=”] Hello! I am Jessica Bentley-Sassaman, CIT President. It is now summer, I hope you are […]

20/20 Vision – More Coming Soon on CIT Conference

More Info Coming Soon on CIT 2020 The board is working with the co-chairs, Eileen Forestal and LaTanya Jones, to pull together a new Program, Editorial, and Proceedings (P.E.P) team for a new approach and conference design and documentation.  We appreciate all who have volunteered their time and expertise and we look forward to bringing […]

IJIE Vol 11(1) Available

CIT is pleased to announce the publication of the International Journal of Interpreter Education Vol 11(1).  Edited by Ineke Crezee and George Major, this issue contains recent research as well as new resources for interpreting.  Check out what there is to learn from the IJIE about interpreter education in the International Year of Indigenous Languages. Table of […]

Putting ASL in Your Email

[av_textblock size=” font_color=” color=” av-medium-font-size=” av-small-font-size=” av-mini-font-size=” av_uid=’av-jqzovxbx’ admin_preview_bg=”] Advice for Digital Immigrants by Doug Bowen-Bailey CIT Webmaster webmaster@cit-asl.org Putting ASL into Your Email There are a variety of mobile apps that allow for video messages to be sent.  Glide and Marco Polo are two popular ones.  However, if you want to easily include video […]

CIT Launches Member Forums

In order to offer more value for CIT members, the board has moved forward with creating two members-only discussion forums. One is for Sharing Resources and the other is for Current Issues in Interpreter Education. Click here to access the forums. To enter each forum, you will need to log-in. Q: Does this mean I […]

Celebrate CIT Members

We know how hard the work of teaching, mentoring and guiding new interpreters is.  Interpreter educators and mentors work tirelessly to support new interpreters. Let’s share about the great work we all do.   We want to celebrate you and your accomplishments both on our our website and social media pages.  Log in and let […]

RID CEO Search Process

RID has begun its search for a new CEO.  The process includes an opportunity for all to ask questions regarding the position and have them answered in a public way. The deadline for submission of applicant materials is August 10, 2019. For more information, visit the RID websitewhich includes: An ASL video explanation CEO Job […]

Job: The Learning Center – Director of Interpreting Services

POSITION:    DIRECTOR OF INTERPRETING SERVICES SUPERVISOR:    Chief Operating Officer LOCATION: Framingham, MA The Learning Center for the Deaf (TLC) is a national center of excellence—celebrating, serving, and connecting deaf and hard of hearing children and adults. We offer a wide range of educational, therapeutic, audiological and community services, in American Sign Language, English and Spanish, […]

Job Posting: University of Kansas Edward’s Campus – ASL/Deaf Studies

The University of Kansas Edward’s Campus (KUEC) in Overland Park, Kansas has a new ASL/Deaf Studies department and will begin offering tracks in ASL, Social Justice/Deaf Studies and ASL/English interpretation this fall. One Director/Associate Professor of Practice is already on board and they are searching for an Assistant Director/Professor of Practice to help in getting this program off […]

Job Posting: Bethel University – Sign Language Interpreting – Tenure Track

Bethel University is seeking to fill a full-time Tenure Track faculty position in Sign Language Interpreting beginning in the fall of 2019. Responsibilities include teaching undergraduate courses in American Sign Language Interpreting, team teaching interpreting courses, student recruitment, public relations, assessment, and involvement in the university community and the ASL community. Faculty members are also […]