Word of The Year

It’s time for Terp Talk 2023! Please join us for “Word of The Year” presented by Jes Nelson Julander, from 11:00a-1:00p on 1/28/23 located at Red Robin (316 W Winchester St. Murray, UT 84107)

January 28, 2023
11:00am- 1:00pm
316 W Winchester St. Murray, UT 84107
Discussion led by Jes Nelson Julander
We all have New Years resolutions, but how many of us really reach our goal? Choosing a word of the year is more specific and motivating. During this workshop, we will dive deep into discovering what you want to create, explore, and understand in your professional and personal lives for 2023, using one word as your guide for the upcoming year.

This Terp Talk will be presented in person at 316 W Winchester St. Murray, UT 84107.  Individuals attending are responsible to pay for food individually.

Members: Free, Non-Members: $35

Purchase your ticket (you must be logged into your member account to see the reduced price).

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.

LEVEL-UP Your Awards!

AWARD NOMINATIONS ARE OPEN! 

Nominate a fellow Interpreter or Student!

Nominations are due July 18th!

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Awards will be presented at this year’s Bi-Annual State Conference—2022 LEVEL-UP.

Nominations are being accepted for the following awards:

  • Interpreter of the Year
    • Recognizes an outstanding interpreter from our community who has been exceptional in professionalism, service, and attitude.
  • Kim Maibaum Lifetime Achievement
    • Presented to an individual who has spent a lifetime enriching not only the profession but also the members of the interpreting and deaf communities.
  • Ellen O’Hara Community Member of the Year
    • Recognizes an individual who actively supports the interpreting profession and exemplifies leadership within the deaf community.
  • Student of the Year
    • A student who has gone above and beyond in volunteerism and exemplifies leadership within their student community.

 

Nominations are due July 18th,2022

  • Email nominations to UTRID 2022 Award Nominations to pres.utrid@gmail.com
  • Nominations must include (1) the name of the individual being nominated and (2) a statement supporting the reasons for nomination.
  • Questions? Email pres.utrid@gmail.com

2022 LEVEL-UP 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—Level Up 2022.

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 (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.
  • 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.

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

Nominations are due Aug 6th, 2022

  • 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 “2022 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

Don’t Delay Get your tickets now!

UTRID is excited to announce our Keynote Speaker , Michon Shaw for LEVEL-UP 2022! 

DON’T DELAY!! GET YOUR TICKETS NOW!! 

https://utrid.com/product-category/tickets/conference-registration/

Michon graduated from the University of Floria’s ITP. She is Nationally Certified. She has worked in a variety of settings including Educational, Mental Health, Religious, and Video Relay. Michon has served RID as the 2015-2017 Vice Chair for the Interpreters and Transliterators of Color member section. Michon is the author of The Interpreter Journal.

 

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Co-Interpreting: Medical Settings

Date: Saturday, June 11th 2022
Time: 9a-12p
Location: Deaf Center, Gymnasium  –  5709 S 1500 W, Salt Lake City, UT 84123
CEU/CEH – 0.3 PS
Presented by Adam Janisieski and Laurie Watts-Candland
This session will focus on cultivating effective co-interpreting and partnerships between deaf/hearing interpreter teams. The strength of a Deaf-hearing interpreting team in healthcare settings ultimately narrows down to recognizing the value of both interpreters that bring and overcoming potential challenges. With an emphasis on building and cultivating partnerships, it will ensure effective communication that takes place in healthcare environments to the benefit of all stakeholders involved. 
Members: $30
Non-Members: $65
Students: $5

UTRID is an Approved RID CMP Sponsor for continuing education activities. This professional studies program is offered for 0.3 CEUs/3 CEHs (per workshop) at the Professional Development 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.

LEVEL-UP Conference//One-Stop Shop

EVERYTHING IS LEVELING UP AROUND US! 

GAS PRICES, FOOD, HOUSING, ETC.. BUT…

NOT UTRID! 

 

WELCOME TO THE LEVEL-UP ONE-STOP SHOP! 

LEVEL-UP Conference 2022 will take place IN-PERSON!! Welcome back everyone!!

AUGUST 4th-6th, 2022

 

 Please visit LEVEL-UP Conference Registration page  to purchase your ticket.

Please see the attached PDF for the full-conference schedule:

UTRID LEVEL-UP CONFERENCE 2022__AUGUST 4-6TH,2022 – LEVEL-UP Schedule 2022

 

We encourage you to make sure you are following/like the UTRID Facebook page for constant updates on everything Conference!

Conference Delivery Format

COVID-19 has shifted everything in our lives and we had to LEVEL-UP everything around us. For the past 2 years, UTRID Annual Conference has been held online due to the State guidelines and to keep everyone safe and healthy. This year, 2022, we are excited to finally have an IN-PERSON Conference! Virtual options will be available for only part of the conference. One-day tickets will also be available for purchase.  We encourage all participants to be in-person for this 3-day conference as we gather back together for the first time in 2-years. If you would like to purchase partial conference tickets, please see the options below.

Thursday Night (Key-note Speaker ONLY) 

Friday Attendance Only 

Saturday Attendance Only

Curriculum & Continuing Education Credit

Participants enroll in the opportunity to earn 16 CEHs/1.6 CEUs—pending UIP/RID approval—by attending workshops and presentations through the conference. We are so excited to be having Michon Shaw as our Keynote Presenter! Check out her website here: https://www.michonshaw.com/about.html#/

UTRID Business Meeting

As previously planned, the UTRID Business Meeting will be held Saturday morning, August 6th, 2022. Elections for available positions on the Board of Directors will be conducted in-person. Board positions on the ballot include Vice President, Treasurer, Conference Chair, and Professional Development Liaison.

Additional information regarding nominations and elections may be viewed here. Award nominations and presentations will be held on Saturday, August 6th, 2022. Click here for a list of awards and how to nominate.

Traditional Banquet

UTRID will be resuming their Traditional Banquet for the LEVEL-UP 2022 Conference. If you would like to attend the BANQUET ONLY on Saturday Night, you can purchase tickets here Please note: Supporters of the attendees of the Conference wanting to attend the banquet, must purchase a banquet only ticket.

 

 

 

2022 LEVEL-UP Conference | Award Nominations

You are invited to submit Award Nominations!

Awards will be presented at this year’s Bi-Annual State Conference—2022 LEVEL-UP.

Nominations are being accepted for the following awards:

  • Interpreter of the Year
    • Recognizes an outstanding interpreter from our community who has been exceptional in professionalism, service, and attitude.
  • Kim Maibaum Lifetime Achievement
    • Presented to an individual who has spent a lifetime enriching not only the profession but also the members of the interpreting and deaf communities.
  • Ellen O’Hara Community Member of the Year
    • Recognizes an individual who actively supports the interpreting profession and exemplifies leadership within the deaf community.
  • Student of the Year
    • A student who has gone above and beyond in volunteerism and exemplifies leadership within their student community.

 

Nominations are due July 18th,2022

  • Email nominations to UTRID 2022 Award Nominations to pres.utrid@gmail.com
  • Nominations must include (1) the name of the individual being nominated and (2) a statement supporting the reasons for nomination.
  • Questions? Email pres.utrid@gmail.com
UTRID Conference
Salt Lake City, Utah

LEVEL-UP 2022 Save The Date!

UTRID’s Level-Up Conference 2022 is happening August 4th-6th! We are already underway of planning what a spectacular conference this will be!

SAVE THE DATE!! 

MAY 1ST, 2022 FOR EARLY BIRD TICKETS!!

CONFERENCE WILL BE HELD IN-PERSON AT THE DEAF CENTER PER COVID RESTRICTIONS

MAKE SURE YOU ARE A MEMBER WITH UTRID TO GET THE BEST PRICE!

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SAVE THE DATE! EARLY BIRD PRICING STARTS MAY 1ST FOR THE 3-DAY CONFERENCE AUGUST 4TH-6TH, 2022