2020 VISION Conference | Board Position Nominations

Utah RID invites you to submit Board Nominations!

Board positions will be voted into office during the Business Meeting of this year’s Bi-Annual State Conference—2020 Vision.

Nominations are being accepted for the following positions:

  • Vice President
    • The Vice-President shall, in the absence or disability of the President, perform
      all duties of the President and in so acting shall have all the powers of the
      President.
    • The Vice-President shall serve as Director of Committees and oversee all committees operating according to the UTRID Bylaws.
    • The Vice President shall perform other duties of the office as prescribed by the Board of Directors.
  • Treasurer
    • The Treasurer shall maintain the financial records of the organization, making at least quarterly financial records of the organization, making at least quarterly financial reports to the President, maintaining the financial accounts, and making payments for authorized expenditures.
    • The Treasurer shall perform other duties of the office as outlined in the UTRID Bylaws and as prescribed by the Board of Directors.
  • MAL (UAD Liaison)
    • The UAD Liaison is responsible for forming a committee to plan and execute the annual Sub-for-Santa fundraising drive. The UAD Liaison shall act as a liaison between the UTRID Board of Directors and the board of directors for UAD, coordinating communications between the organizations.
    • Members-at-Large shall act as liaisons to the Board of Directors from the membership, working directly with the membership assisting with the coordination of activities and communications within the organization.
  • MAL (Conference Chair)
    • The Conference Chair is responsible for forming a committee to plan and execute the Bi-annual State Conference & Bi-annual Mini-Conference.
    • Members-at-Large shall act as liaisons to the Board of Directors from the membership, working directly with the membership assisting with the coordination of activities and communications within the organization.
  • MAL (Professional Development)
    • The Professional Development MAL is responsible for forming a committee to plan workshops and Professional Development activities for the membership of UTRID.
    • Members-at-Large shall act as liaisons to the Board of Directors from the membership, working directly with the membership assisting with the coordination of activities and communications within the organization.

Please see Article IV, Section 4 of the UTRID Chapter Bylaws for detailed descriptions of each position.

 

Nominations are due Aug 8, 2020

  • Nominations may be made on the floor of the business meeting; individuals may decline a nomination.
  • Email nominations to pres.utrid@gmail.com. Email subject must read “2020 Board Nomination” and must include (1) the name of the individual being nominated, (2) the position for which they are being nominated, and (3) the nominee’s email address.
  • Questions? Email: pres.utrid@gmail.com
UTRID Conference
Salt Lake City, Utah

Clarification Techniques: How to Ask for What You Need

Adam’s workshop

Clarification Techniques: How to Ask For what You Need

Adam Janisieski

Saturday June 6th 10am-Noon

0.2 CEUs  2 CEHs

Free for Members!    $35/Non Members

Terp Talk style Zoom workshop- Zoom meeting code will be sent 1 day prior to workshop.

Purchase your ticket (you must be logged into your member account to see the reduced price). After payment is confirmed you will receive a link to register for the workshop.

UTRID is an Approved RID CMP Sponsor for continuing education activities. This professional studies program is offered for 0.2 CEUs/2 CEHs at the little/none Content Knowledge Level. To request accommodations contact studentinvolvement.utrid@gmail.com. Click here to view UTRID cancellation/refund policies.

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.

Numbers

Numbers- Eric Lynn

Numbers- by Eric Lynn

Understanding numbers is essential when it comes to interpreting. We use them everyday. In this 4 part workshop we will dive deep into numbers; deeper than you thought possible. 

This is a 4 part workshop series. Each session is 2 hours long. For a total of 0.8 CEUs/8CEHs possible! You can register for one or all 4 sessions!

5/15 7pm-9pm

5/16 7pm-9pm

5/29 7pm-9pm

5/30 7pm-9pm

$25/workshop $100/all 4 workshops (Member Price)

$60/workshop  $135/all 4 workshops (Non Member Price- 1st workshop price will include membership each workshop thereafter will be at the member price)

 

Purchase your ticket (you must be logged into your member account to see the reduced price). After payment is confirmed you will receive a link to enter the Zoom meeting room. Link will be sent 1 day prior to each workshop.

To register and pay for a single workshop To register and pay for all 4 workshops at once
   

 

UTRID is an Approved RID CMP Sponsor for continuing education activities. This professional studies program is offered for 0.2 CEUs/2 CEHs (per workshop) at the little/none Content Knowledge Level. To request accommodations contact pd.utrid@gmail.com. Click here to view UTRID cancellation/refund policies.

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.

Community Webinar | Adapting to a Crisis Environment

ASL Communication, UIP and UTIA present a Free Webinar
Adapting to a Crisis Environment
Presented by:
Carlos Martinez-Morales and Dawn Duran
1.5 UIP CEHs and 0.15 RID CEUs
Date:
Wednesday, May 6, 2020
Time (by time zone):
11:00 am – 12:30 pm PT
12:00 pm – 1:30 pm MT
1:00 pm – 2:30 pm CT
2:00 pm – 3:30 ET
Webinar Description:
The logistics of providing interpreting services has been significantly impacted by COVID-19. This workshop will focus on the logistical changes in face to face interpreting focusing specifically on use of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) as well as advocating for access to PPE while on site. Additionally, barriers and tips for transitioning to virtual services via remote interpreting will be addressed.
Objectives:
Participants will be able to:
  • Identify various personal protective equipment (PPE) and how it is to be worn.
  • Describe ways to advocate for their needs in obtaining PPE from the provider location.
  • List specific barriers and tips for overcoming those barriers when interpreting remotely.
Target Audience:
Interpreters and translators including both spoken and signed language.
For more information and Instructor bios please contact Dawn Duran at  dawn@ aslcomm.com
For accommodations including ASL interpreters, please contact Dawn Duran, dawn@aslcomm.com .
To cancel your registration, contact Dawn Duran at  dawn@ aslcomm.com
ASL Communication, UTIA and UIP are providing this workshop as an opportunity for safe, respectful learning and will not permit harassment, discrimination or horizontal violence based on another’s comments, questions, schema, race, color, religion, gender, gender expression, age, national origin, disability, marital status, sexual orientation or any other protected class.
ASL Communication is an Approved RID CMP Sponsor for Continuing Education Activities. This professional studies program is offered for 0.15 CEUs at the some Content Knowledge Level.
After the webinar submit CEU/CEH requests here.

2020 Vision Conference | REGISTRATION

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REGISTRATION NOW OPEN!

UTRID’s 2020 VISION Conference

August 6-8, 2020

 REGISTER TODAY! 

Check out our One-stop Info Shop before purchasing your ticket. 
You must be logged in to your member account to see the reduced price. 
General Admission (Aug. 4–8)
UTRID Members: $250
Non-members: $290
Sponsor an Interpreter
Early Bird (Ends May 31st)
Members: $175
Non-members: $215
Advance General Admission (Ends Mon. Aug. 3rd)
UTRID Members: $200
Non-members: $240

 

UTRID is an Approved RID CMP Sponsor for continuing education activities.  To request accommodations please complete the registration form. Click here to view UTRID cancellation/refund policies.

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.

Volunteers qualify for discounted Early Bird & Advance Admission rates! Learn more HERE.
UTRID Conference
Salt Lake City, Utah

Interpreter Appreciation 2020

IT’S TIME TO CELEBRATE
INTERPRETER APPRECIATION DAY

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On Wednesday May 6, UTRID will be participating in the National Interpreter Appreciation Day

This special day of honoring and thanking interpreters for their commitment to the field and to the communities they serve happens annually on the first Wednesday in May.

This year we are excited to announce that from May 6th through Friday May 8th we will be offering 25% off UTRID memberships with the code: Appreciate2020.  (Includes all membership categories.)

Register Now!

To renew your membership, please visit your Membership Summary and click Renew. Don’t forget to enter the code Appreciate2020 for your 25% discount!

As another thank you, we will select 5 members from each of the following membership categories, Certified, Associate, and Student to win prizes. That’s a total of 15 winners!

Winners may receive a 1 year extension of membership, a coupon for a free workshop (up to $45), or a $25 gift card.

Fine Print:

  • No entry is necessary for the drawings; active members will be automatically included.
  • Must be a current UTRID member in good standing at the time of drawing.
  • Winners will be announced after Sunday, May 10th via social media outlets and here on this page.
  • Winners will be contacted via email on file regarding their prizes won.
  • All prizes must be claimed within one year of issuance.
  • All prizes will expire on 6/1/21.
  • Prizes are non-negotiable.
  • 1-year membership prizes will automatically be applied to the following membership year.
  • Gift cards will be e-mailed to the address UTRID has on file. UTRID is not responsible for lost or misdirected gift cards.

Contact webmaster.utrid@gmail.com with any general questions and/or concerns.

KEEP SAVING THE DATES—August 6–8

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Keep Saving the Dates!

2020 VISION

August 6-8, 2020

 

DO NOT completely clear your summer calendar because this year’s conference is still happening!

The conference planning committee is making contingencies amidst the COVID-19 pandemic and its resulting economic impacts. We are aware of and considering your growing financial concerns as we coordinate the conference. If you encounter financial adversities in the pursuit of Professional Development activities, please consider utilizing UTRID’s Scholarship offerings.

Early Bird Registration opens May 1st.

 

UTRID Conference
Salt Lake City, Utah
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Call for Volunteers | 2020 Vision Conference

Volunteer—come join the team

Volunteer to See Clear!

UTRID’s 2020 VISION Conference

August 6-8, 2020

 

We are looking for volunteers to help the Conference Planning Committee execute our plans in August. Please help us share this opportunity by taking a moment to forward this email to ITP students, interns, and mentees you have worked with recently. Thank you!

We have several ways you can volunteer! Choose from any of the following areas that spark your interest: helping with food, facilitating workshop sessions, registration check-in, activity set-up/ take-down, fundraising & sponsorship, photography/videography documentation, and even more!

If you are interested in volunteering in any way, please contact Camaris Meservy at c.meservy@hotmail.com.

 

Volunteers Qualify for Discounted Admission!

Early Bird (Ends May 31st)
Volunteering 2 hours = 30% Discount
Member: $122.50
Non-Member: $150.50
Volunteering 4+ hours = 50% Discount
Member: $87.50
Non-Member: $107.50
Advance Admission (Ends July 31st
Volunteering 2 hours = 30% Discount
Member: $140
Non-Member: $168
Volunteering 4+ hours = 50% Discount
Member: $100
Non-Member: $120
Discount directions pending volunteer confirmation.
UTRID Conference
Salt Lake City, Utah
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Call for Presenters (Corrected Email) | 2020 VISION Conference

Now seeking presenters for UTRID's 2020 Vision Conference. We want to learn from YOU!

Seeking Presenters!

UTRID’s 2020 VISION Conference

August 6-8, 2020

Are you interested in presenting at this year’s UTRID conference? We want to learn from YOU!

Send workshop submissions and curriculum queries to ajohnsonasl@gmail.com by May 15th.

UTRID Conference
Salt Lake City, Utah
Conference Logo designed by Brandon Bowden

2020 Silent Weekend | Sept 25-27, 2020

UPDATE!! 

UTRID Silent weekend 2020

We are very excited to be hosting our first annual UTRID Silent weekend on Sept 25-27, 2020!

SOLD OUT!!
wait-list available, not guaranteed

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