LEVEL-UP Certifications of Completion

LEVEL-UP CERTIFICATES OF COMPLETION

Please download the correct certificate of completion by clicking on the workshop and save it to your device for your records.

Thursday night:

Keynote Michon Shaw ( “Is It Me? – A necessary Conversation?”)

Friday:

Sarah Johnson: Deliberate Practice; The real MVP

Amelia Williams: Level-Up Your Career

Keynote Speaker: Michon Shaw: Virtual Workshop: Level-up Community Engagement

Level-up: Scavenger Hunt

Saturday:

Jim Macadone:  Understanding Conversations: Making Them Clash Less

Jeff Pollock: National Anthem

Cody Simensen: U rdy to Q up? Gamer Vocab and Slaying SomeMonster

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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Student Involvement Workshop – “I GRADUATED, I’M CERTIFIED…NOW WHAT?” 2/24/22

 

The idea of jumping out into the workforce after school can be intimidating! We have a panel of some of the best in our interpreting community to walk you through your options. The panel will consist of managers, leaders, and business owners of interpreting organizations in our community. They will answer questions about opportunities for newly graduated and certified interpreters within their organizations, recommendations, and what to expect. There will also be time at the end for Q/A and networking.

Participants will compare and contrast different potential job opportunities within the Utah community.
Participants will discuss questions and concerns with experts in various interpreting fields.
Participants will network with working professionals and other students.

This workshop is aimed towards interpreting students and newly certified interpreters, yet all students and interpreters are welcome.

The panel will consist of: Jed Patton, Adrienne Shearer-Davis, Nicole Hemmingsen, and Cody Simonsen.

Students – $5
Members – $25
Non-Member – $60

Purchase your ticket (you must be logged into your member account to see the reduced price). Links will be sent 1 day prior to the workshop. Late registration may delay the receipt of the link, register early to avoid delays.

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.

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. Request accommodations during the registration process, view the cancellation/refund policies.

CERTIFICATION OF COMPLETIONS FOR A.R.T IS NEVER ENDING 2021

PLEASE DOWNLOAD YOUR CERTIFICATE OF COMPLETION FOR YOUR RECORDS.

The State of the ART- certificate.

Mental Resilience_ Adapting to a Post-COVID Landscape_ Certificate _

Game Night_ Certificate _

LGBTQ+ Workshop_ What Is Your Pronoun_ Part 2_ Certificate _

The ART of Job Satisfaction_ Certificate

2021 A.R.T. Conference | One-Stop Info Shop

With the conference just around the corner, here is what you need to know before you buy your ticket. Spots are limited so get yours today!!

A.R.T 2021 WILL TAKE PLACE ONLINE!

Follow and share the Conference’s Facebook event for live updates as the conference draws near!

Curriculum & Continuing Education Credit

Participants enroll in the opportunity to earn 10 CEHs/1.0 CEUs—pending UIP/RID approval—by attending workshops and presentations through the conference. The following local professionals will present this year:

    • Debroah McHenry
    • Trenton Marsh
    • Jim Macedone
    • Dale Boam
    • Adam Janiesiski

Conference Delivery Format

Due to precautionary occupancy limitations imposed in the interest of public safety, UTRID’S 2021 A.R.T IS NEVER ENDING Conference will no longer offer tickets for face-to-face attendance. With the exception of an outdoor socially-distanced networking event, all conference proceedings will be held virtually through video conferencing software. Conference proceedings and workshops will be accessible to virtual participants via moderated, interactive live-streaming technology. Unlike past conferences that have featured cafeteria-style schedules, this year’s conference will follow a linear schedule to provide stable live streaming. Hopefully, this online delivery approach will enable practitioners from throughout the state and the greater region to join the conference this year. Visit the conference registration page to procure your ticket!

UTRID Business Meeting

As previously planned, the UTRID Business Meeting will be held shortly after Noon on Saturday, Aug. 7th. Elections for available positions on the Board of Directors will be conducted virtually. Board positions on the ballot include Vice President, Treasurer, UAD Liaison, Conference Chair, and Professional Development members-at-large. Additional information regarding nominations and elections may be viewed here. Award nominations and presentations have been postponed until further notice.

Alternative to Traditional Banquet

Instead of a traditional banquet, the conference will include an additional opportunity for continuing education credit in an interactive virtual activity—“Escape 2020.”

Alternative Funding Opportunities

The Planning Committee is cognizant of the community’s growing financial concerns in recent months. We invite those who are able to sponsor a fellow interpreter’s admission to the conference; donations may be credited to a specific interpreter or contributed to the Sponsor an Interpreter 2021 A.R.T IS NEVER ENDING fund. Practitioners encountering financial adversities in the pursuit of professional development activities should consider utilizing UTRID’s Scholarship offerings.

Thank you for your continued interest and patience as the conference has adapted amidst such uncertain times. Please direct questions to Conference Chair Deborah McHenry at conferencechair.utrid@gmail.com.

 

PURCHASE YOUR TICKETS TODAY!

UTRID Conference
Salt Lake City, Utah

Save The Date: 2021 Silent Weekend | Sept

UTRID’S FIRST OFFICIAL ANNUAL SILENT WEEKEND 2021

Silent Weekend 2021 has SOLD OUT
We are so excited to re-announce our first ever UTRID Silent weekend! The dates for this year’s Silent weekend will be September 10th-12th 2021. Save the dates on your calendar because our early bird pricing opens on May 8th! We will be following Covid guidelines and spots will be limited. 
 
*You must be a UTRID member and a certified interpreter*
 
For any questions please email Sheri Ramirez at silentweekendchair.utrid@gmail.com

2021 Silent weekend Save the Date (3)

Interpreting In a Dynamic Social Landscape | January 9, 2021

Happy New Year!  We are starting this year’s UTRID Professional Development offering with a bang!  Please join us for “Interpreting in a Dynamic Social Landscape” presented by Marcela Lopez on January 9th from 9a-12p via Zoom.
 
To prepare for the workshop, Marcela would like to collect a variety of resources that we can use to study more about diversity.  Even if you aren’t planning to attend the workshop, you can still fill out the survey here:  https://forms.gle/TCQbdcFvnHquTa6c9.  You can submit as many times as you need to cover all resources you are using.
 
I look forward to seeing you on Saturday!
-Teddi von Pingel, MAL:Professional Development!

Professional Development Workshops are held on the Saturdays listed, 9am-12pm (unless other wise noted) and are held via Zoom until further notice. When In Person workshops are permitted, they will be hosted at Sanderson Community Center for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing 5709 S 1500 W Taylorsville, Utah

Members: $30
Non-Members: $65

Purchase your ticket (you must be logged into your member account to see the reduced price). Links will be sent 1 day prior to the workshop. Late registration may delay the receipt of the link, register early to avoid delays.

UTRID is an Approved RID CMP Sponsor for continuing education activities. This professional studies program is offered for 0.3 CEUs/3 CEHs at the little/none Content Knowledge Level. Please request accommodations through 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.

Jan 9th- Interpreting in a changing Landscape; 

March 13th- Interpreter to Presenter; adapting your skills to presentations that work

July 10th- Future Leaders of UTRID: YOU

Sept 25th- UTRID Book Club; Dare to Lead -Brene Brown

For the full 2021 schedule, click here