Foundations Framework A (Halifax)

 

Foundations Framework A

Halifax, NS August 16-18, 2024

 

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This offering of Foundations Framework A (formerly Foundations I) meets Friday night through Sunday noon.

This is an in-person seminar.

 

Foundations Framework A

 
 

Schedule and Cost

Start Date 08-16-2024 6:00 pm
End Date 08-18-2024 12:00 pm
Registered 15
Price Early-Bird Registration $323 USD by June 7, 2024. Regular registration $355 USD starting June 7, 2024 after 5pm Eastern.

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Speakers

Betty Colonomos

Co-Presenter

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Betty M. Colonomos Bio

Betty Colonomos head shotBetty M. Colonomos, currently serving as Director of the Bilingual Mediation Center, is a fluent ASL/English bilingual. Her academic background is in Deaf Education/Speech Pathology (B.S.), Counseling (M.A.), Linguistics (Doctoral program). Betty holds the Masters Comprehensive Skills Certificate (MCSC) from RID. She was the second recipient of the Mary Stotler Award for excellence in Interpreter Education from CIT.

Betty has chaired and served on many national committees on standards and evaluation of interpreters and served as President of the Conference of Interpreter Trainers (CIT). Ms. Colonomos has authored and appeared in video materials on interpreting and she co-authored (with MJ Bienvenu) videos on Deaf Culture, ASL Facial Grammar, and ASL Numbers. She worked as an International Sign interpreter for numerous conferences worldwide. Betty also consults with schools and the legal system as an expert on linguistic and cultural issues impacting the Deaf Community.

Betty is the developer of the Integrated Model of Interpreting (IMI), which is the most widely used model in the U.S. for teaching cognitive processes in interpreting.

She teaches the Foundations of Interpreting Series for hearing, Coda and Deaf interpreters that combines study of the IMI with a Vygotskian approach to learning.

Betty is the creator of the Etna Project (2002 – present) held in New Hampshire and Maryland. The project is a series of retreats supporting a Community of Reflective Practitioners who are interpreters committed to their own growth as they seek to become agents for change in the field of interpreting.

Betty's accomplishments have been recognized yet again...

 
In 2022 Betty was honored to receive
the Excellence in Teach Award from CIT.
CIT Excellence in Teaching AwardIn 2022 she also received the Outstanding Ally Award from the
Maryland Governor's Office of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing.

 

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