2020 Silent Weekend | April 24-26, 2020

UTRID Silent weekend 2020

We are very excited to be hosting our first annual UTRID Silent weekend on April 24-26, 2020!

We have a full list of scheduled presenters including our very own Kimm McConnachie, Michelle Draper, Stephanie Belshe, Trenton Marsh, Clay Anderson, David Davenport, Emily Wells-Longshore and Samond Bishara. This Silent weekend will  offer 12 CEHs/1.2 CEUs and the location will be in Heber, Utah (full disclosed address will be issued at a later date). Come and join us for a weekend of skill building, language immersion and camaraderie.

You must be a certified interpreter and a member of UTRID to participate.

Our Early Bird discount will be opening on January 1st-January 31st to claim your spot in the Silent weekend for $160! This includes meals, lodging, workshops, activities, and games (excluding one dinner on your own). To access the Early Bird discount upon check out you will need to enter the code: ‘earlybird’ to apply your discount price. Spots are limited so get your ticket now!!

We look forward to spending the weekend with you, see you there!

If you have any questions contact Sheri Ramirez at silentweekendchair.utrid@gmail.com.

Tickets will go live Jan 1! Purchase your ticket here. You must be logged into your member account (and enter the early bird discount code). Make sure to choose your sleeping arrangement choice and if you have a person you would like to share a bed/room with. After payment is confirmed you will receive your confirmed receipt for admittance.

UTRID is an Approved RID CMP Sponsor for continuing education activities. This Silent weekend is offered for 1.2 CEUs/12 CEHs at some Content Knowledge Level. Please request accommodations through the registration form. There will be no cancellation/refunds upon purchase, upon discretion.

UTRID does not and shall not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, gender expression, disability, marital status, age, national origin, sexual orientation, or military status, in any of its activities or operations.


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Flier description: UTRID Silent weekend

April 24-26 Early Bird tickets ON SALE NOW until Jan 31st $160, access early bird pricing by entering code: ‘earlybird’ Friday: “Self Care” Kimm McConnachie, “Interactive Interpreting” Michelle Draper, “CDI and Hearing Interpreters working Together” “Mirroring” Stephanie Belshe & Trenton Marsh   Saturday: Interpreting- Taking your skills to the next level” Clay Anderson, “Language Acquisition” David Davenport, “Theatrical Performance” Emily Wells-Longshore, “Language Deprivation” Samond Bishara 12 CEHs/1.2 CEUs Certified interpreters only. Must be a UTRID member Send any questions to Sheri: silentweekendchair.utrid@gmail.com

Artist Call | Logo Design 2020

UTRID invites you to submit up to two designs for the 2020 State Conference. The logo is featured on the conference publications and advertising.

Entries due January 15, 2020

Winning Design Announced
February 1, 2020

Entries must:

  • Be camera-ready design or image.
  • Digital images are preferred (SVG/PNG).
  • Include the words “Vision” and “2020”

Please include the following information with your submission:

  • Name
  • Mailing address
  • phone
  • e-mail address.

Email entries to conference.chair.utrid@gmail.com or mail to UTRID Logo Design, 5709 South 1500 West, SLC UT 84123

The original artwork of the winning design will become property of UTRID. You will retain the rights to use your image for your portfolio, UTRID will own the copyright to the selected work for reproductions.
The UTRID logo and the dates will be added in an unobtrusive area of the design.

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Student Involvement Workshops

Student Involvement Workshops are held on the Thursday evenings listed, 6-8pm and are hosted at Sanderson Community Center for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing 5709 S 1500 W Taylorsville, Utah

 $5/student members $25/members $60/non-member

Feb 20th- Speed Mentoring

June 18th- Clarification Techniques: How to Ask For What You Need 

Oct 15th- Numbers

For the full 2020 schedule, click here

2020 Professional Development Workshops

Professional Development Workshops are held on the Saturdays listed, 9am-12pm and are hosted at Sanderson Community Center for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing 5709 S 1500 W Taylorsville, Utah

$30/members $65/non-member

Jan 11th- Teaming Starts with Me 

March 14th- There’s No I In Team

May 16th- CDI and Me: Stronger Together 

Sept 12th- Hello, My name is…: Setting a Collaborative Tone

For the full 2020 schedule, click here

2020 Terp Talks

Terp Talks are held on the Saturdays listed at 9:30a-11:30a and are hosted at varying locations in Salt Lake or Utah County. Individuals attending are responsible to pay for food individually.

 Free for members  $35/non-members

Feb 8th- South Jordan, Brick Oven- Me: Confidence is…

June 20th- TBD- Pizza Pie Cafe – You: Communication is…

Oct 17th- Taylorsville, Leatherby’s- Us: Collaboration is…

For the full 2020 schedule, click here

MAL- Outreach & Technology, Streaming Committee

UTRID has grown a lot over the last couple of years! We are excited about this growth!! With growth comes change, and change is exciting!!

Last year we started offering our workshops in outlying areas such as St George and Idaho, this has been AMAZING!! We would like to continue with that as well as adding other areas!
We are looking for 2-3 members willing to serve with our Outreach & Technology -MAL to serve on our Streaming committee. Your responsibilities will include attending workshops, setting up video equipment,  and monitoring/troubleshooting the stream throughout the workshop.
If this something YOU are interested in?
Please contact me via email at Pres.utrid@gmail.com ASAP
Our goal is to have the committee ready to stream our Jan 11th workshop!
Thank YOU!

Sub for Santa 2019 | December 6, 6-8pm

Help us make this winter warm and cozy for a local family. Join us at UTRID’s annual cookie party. dec 6, 2019 6-8pm. @SCCDHH purchase tickets, select gifts or donate at UTRID.com
Please join UTRID in making this winter Warm & Cozy for a local Deaf family. There are 3 ways you can support the cause:

1. Donate to our Sub For Santa fund.
Venmo (@UTRID and mention Sub for Santa in the subject) or Paypal

2. Select a gift from our virtual Giving Tree and bring it to the cookie party, or arrange drop off at an alternate location by contacting the email listed on the sign-up.

3. Attend our annual Cookie Decorating party 6-8pm Friday, Dec 6 at the Sanderson Community Center for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing  5709 S 1500 W.

We will have cookies, hot chocolate, and photos with a special guest available for 1 ticket each. Tickets will be available at the door or purchase discount tickets now and pick them up at the registration table. To volunteer at the event, check out our signup here: Sign up now

Discount Tickets available in advance:

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2020 Save the Dates

UTRID has a full year of events planned, mark your calendars! We hope to see you there!


11th 9:00a- PD Workshop – Teaming Starts with Me –  SCCDHH


8th 11:30a- Terp Talk – Me: Confidence is… –  South Jordan Brick Oven

20th 6:00p- Student Workshop – Speed Mentoring – SCCDHH

22nd 9:00a – Board Meeting – SCCDHH


14th 9:00a- PD Workshop- There’s No I In Team – SCCDHH


24rd-26th 1st annual Silent Weekend Better Together

**Early Bird Pricing available Jan 1st-30th**


6th – Interpreter Appreciation Day 

9th 9:00a – Board Meeting – (TBA)

16th 9:00a- PD Workshop – CDI and Me: Stronger Together – SCCDHH


13th  9:00a – Board Meeting – SCCDHH

18th 6:00p – Student Workshop- Numbers – SCCDHH

20th 11:30a- Terp Talk – You: Communication is… – Provo/Orem TBD


11th 9:00a – Board Meeting – SCCDHH 


6th-8th Annual Conference Vision 2020

**Early Bird Pricing available May 1st-31st**


12th 9:00a- PD Workshop- Hello, My name is…:Setting a Collaborative Tone – SCCDHH


15th 6:00p- Student Workshop- Clarification Techniques: How to Ask For What You Need – SCCDHH

17th 11:30a- Terp Talk – Us: Collaboration is… Taylorsville Leatherby’s


Date TBA Giving Tree booth @ Deaf Center Bazaar


4th 6:00p Sub for Santa


**Projected 5.0 CEUs/ 50 CEHs**

pending approval

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