EIPA Video Conference

  • Montana School for the Deaf and Blind 3911 Central Ave Great Falls, Mt, 59405 United States

Ethical Practices and Guiding Principles for Educational Interpreters - Barbara J. Woodhead, EIPA Rater, RID CI/CT, B.A. English, and Co-Presenter (TBD)

As employees of an educational system and as members of an educational team, interpreters are expected to adhere to professional standards and guidelines. This training will address best practices for providing effective and appropriate services in the diverse demands of K-12 settings. The workshop will discuss communication strategies when working with various members of the educational team, the importance of
understanding the teachers’ goals, the role of the educational interpreter in IEP meetings, guidelines for maintaining professional boundaries with students, strategies for conflict resolution, and the interpreter’s obligation to adhere to state and federal laws.

Registration for attendance at MSDB: Please send the following information to Francisco J. Román (froman@mt.gov, 444-1373 (fax) or by mail at Office of Public Instruction, PO Box 202501, Helena, MT 59620): Name/ Address/ Phone/ E-mail/ Identify which video conference(s) you wish to attend.

This conference will also be available for check-out on DVD through Fransisco Roman at OPI. The DVD can be borrowed individually or as a group. Instructions for DVD check them out will be provided when the DVD become available.