0.3 CEUs PS
Given the turnaround time on getting your results, NOW is the time to be thinking about and scheduling the EIPA performance test! In this workshop, participants will examine the EIPA process and its four domains, review study materials and practice with the EIPA prep DVDs. Prosody, fingerspelling and resources will be also be discussed. Individuals will develop concrete professional development and study plans to take the EIPA. There will be brief discussion on preparing for the written test as well.
As a result of attending the workshop, participants will be able to:
Bio: CM Hall is a proud lifelong Oregonian and gleefully makes her home on the Oregon Coast in Newport. She has long been a community activist, committed to equity and social justice. Professionally, CM manages dual careers in both the field of interpreting grant administration and teaching. She is a nationally‐certified sign language interpreter, having earned a Bachelor's in Interpreting from Western Oregon University and a Master's in Education with an emphasis in LGBTQ and Gender Studies from Oregon State University. CM is the Co‐Director for the DeafBlind Interpreting National Training and Resource Center interpreter training grant and teaches DeafBlind Culture, Communication & Guiding as well as LGBTQ sociology courses at Western Oregon University. Among her professional accomplishments, CM co-created DiscoverInterpreting.com, to encourage those considering a career in interpreting. She also created and runs an active Facebook group of the same name. CM regularly provides training and workshops on topics related to interpreting and for several years provided ongoing professional development for sign language interpreters on Guam and Saipan. CM also successfully ran a national campaign to convince the Unicode Consortium to add the ASL “I Love You” handshape to text emoji options on smart devices.