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Upcoming SCRID Events:

Face-to-Face Board Meeting

November 15, 2014

Get up-to-the-minute news on SCRID activities
Provide input on important SCRID activities
“How to Be a Successful Freelance Interpreter” Workshop

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Announcing SCRID Membership Rate Increase

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Trouble signing in? We have moved our memberships to Wild Apricot!

For current members, please check your inbox or junk email for your log in and password information.  

Then, click on Join/Renew above to sign in and update your membership.

New members can click on Join/Renew and follow instructions to sign up.  

Questions?  Email us at membershipchair@scrid.org.

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Welcome to SCRID’s new Website! 

Check out these new features!simple arrow right up

  • The new events calendar in the right-hand panel
  • A new “Organizational Member” info button in the top menu
  • All former access to documents and committee work – including procedures for requesting CEUs from the CMP committee (see “News” and “Earn CUS” above)

  • A member-friendly contact page, including pictures of SCRID’s leadership
  • Photo Gallery
  • Member online directory
    • (Members in good standing may be added to the directory by emailing websitechair@scrid.org with your directory info.)

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RID logo

 This is SUCH exciting news! I spent some time in NOLA this summer and can’t wait to go back!

BTW, SCRID is given credit if any of its members chairs a committee. Any takers? (Let me know if you throw your hat in the ring!)

2015 RID National Conference Co-Chairs Announce Theme and Logo

2015 RID National Conference Co-Chairs Fallon Brizendine and Anthony Aramburo explain the meaning for the chosen logo and theme.

Laissez les Bons Temps Rouler
Let the Good Times Roll for a Brighter Future

BOOK YOUR HOTEL RESERVATIONS TODAY!
Make your hotel reservations
today to join us in NOLA in 2015!https://aws.passkey.com/g/23367406  ;

Copyright © 2014 Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf, Inc.  All rights reserved.

Click here for the full article. 

 

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By now you may have seen the four surveys being conducted by the NAD-RID Reputable Agency Task Force (RATF). RATF was created in response to the number of spoken language interpreter agencies entering the field of providing ASL interpreting services and repeated concerns shared about the impact on the profession and the Deaf community.

RATF aims to research a mechanism through which we can identify reputable agencies and organizations providing sign language interpretation services in community settings. We need information from you about what makes a good interpreter referral agency. To help identify qualities of a reputable agency, as well as seeking your input on a process for consumers to identify reputable agencies, we have four surveys currently being distributed:

We need YOUR help! These surveys won’t be effective unless we can get as many people as possible to respond candidly. Can we count on you to help us in this very important work by identifying stakeholders in your area, as well as disseminating these surveys accordingly?

There is less than a week to submit feedback on these surveys. Deadline for responses is October 1, 2014. Please send the surveys out via your e-distribution lists and social media channels.  If you have any questions, please direct them to ratf@rid.org.

Thank you in advance for your support,

Nancy Berlove and Stephanie Feyne

Co-Chairs

NAD-RID Reputable Agency Task Force

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The NAD, RID, and HEARD have developed a press release and letter to the Oregon Department of Corrections demanding that it suspend their program to train inmates to become sign language interpreters to interpret for Deaf inmates. For a full version of the letter published today, please use the following link:

http://www.rid.org/content/index.cfm/AID/339

VRS Reform Summary

(2-19-14)

Video by Shane Feldman, RID Executive Director>>

VRS reform is here and will impact the day-to-day work of video interpreters across the country. Executive Director Shane Feldman explains the changes that are happening and shares RID’s position on important issues. Join the conversation and send a message to govtaffairs@rid.org  NAD-RID NIC Validity, Reliability, 

Candidate Performance Report

(2-20-14)

RID in conjunction with the NAD released the NAD-RID National Interpreter Certification (NIC) Credential Validity, Reliability, and Candidate Performance Report.  This document provides an in-depth analysis of both the NIC Knowledge and Interview and Performance examinations and demonstrates that they are valid and reliable measurement instruments in meeting the identified needs of consumers of interpreting services.

Available for public consumption:

Introduction Video

NIC Credential Validity, Reliability & Candidate Performance Report (Summary)

NIC Credential Validity, Reliability & Candidate Performance Report (Technical)

2002 Role Delineation Study

2011 Pre-JTA Survey Results