2014 Conference

The Conference of Interpreter Trainers 2014 Biennial Conference Our Roots: The Essence of Our Future Reserve the date! DATE CHANGE: October 29-November 1, 2014 The Conference will be held at DoubleTree by Hilton Portland from October 29-November 1, 2014. The address is: 1000 NE Multnomah Street, Portland, OR 97232. To learn more about our conference […]

News from the NTFDBI

The wait is finally over!  NTFDBI DeafBlind Day 2013 registration is now open! In case you haven’t heard about DeafBlind Day, it’s an exciting event that happens in Indianapolis, IN on August 8, 2013.  We will bring together the DeafBlind community and the interpreter community to learn from each other through exciting and highly interactive […]

Fulbright Down Under

by Dr. Christine Monkowski In January 2013, Christine Monikowski, PhD, was selected by the J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board for a Fulbright Specialists Grant in Australia and New Zealand. Chris is a Professor at Rochester Institute of Technology/National Technical Institute for the Deaf. She has taught in the interpreter education program there for the […]

WOU graduates first cohort of MA in Interpreting Studies

by Daniel Greene On Friday, June 14th, members of the first cohort of Western Oregon University’s Master of Arts in Interpreting Studies program, with an optional emphasis in Teaching Interpreting, celebrated the completion of their degrees. Graduates of the program, which is conducted mostly online with two two-week summer colloquia, participated in a hooding ceremony […]

NCIEC Updates

The National Interpreter Education Center (NIEC) is pleased to announce an initiative designed to support and improve interpreter education. Classroom Infusion Modules: Our commitment is to develop and offer state-of-the-art curricular resources for undergraduate interpreter instruction.  These modules are developed by knowledgeable subject matter experts and built upon National Consortium of Interpreter Education Centers’ Effective […]

Vote on Proposed Vision & Mission Statement

VOTING ON PROPOSED VISION AND MISSION STATEMENT by Jessica Bentley-Sassaman, Director of Membership membership@cit-asl.org On April 23, 2013 the CIT Vision and Mission Statement in its final draft was emailed out to the membership requesting feedback and comments by May 6, 2013. The comments were collected and discussed by the board. Now it is time […]

Advice for Digital Immigrants: Connecting to the World

Advice for Digital Immigrants by Doug Bowen-Bailey webmaster@cit-asl.org Connecting to the World The CIT supported my attending the Critical Link International conference where I delivered a paper on a framework for creating online resources. Thanks to all of the CIT members who attended. It was really nice to have friendly faces in the audience for […]

VP Resigns

Vice-President Resigns Position by Leslie Greer president@cit-asl.org   English Version I have unfortunate newst to share with you.  The CIT Vice President, Cindy Farnham, has decided to resign from her position because she could not meet CIT’s time commitments.  I have talked with Parliamentarian Libby Pollard and the Board has read our Bylaws carefully.  I […]


Happening Now at the VRSII School-to-Work Program Now Accepting Applications Do you have outstanding IEP students who will graduate this year? Before the year ends, encourage them to apply for the next session of the VRS Interpreting Institute’s (VRSII) School-to-Work Program (STW), Jan. 10 through April 4, 2014. Applications are being accepted now through Sept. […]

President’s Report

President’s Report by Leslie Greer president@cit-asl.org   English Version Hello, I have something to tell you.  I came here to Tucson, Arizona for the Strategic Planning meetings and I invited Dr. Nancy Amann, who is specialist in Deaf Education.  She has a passion for the education of Deaf children. The reason I invited her is […]