Seasoned Interpreters Retreat: Season NOT Old!!



Announcing a Weekend Retreat!

Seasoned Interpreters Retreat: Seasoned NOT Old!!
November 8-10, 2013


Friendly Crossways
247 Littleton County Road, Harvard MA 01451-1445
(978) 456-9386


Friday: Arrival & Ice-breaker 5:00-9:00 PM (Hosted by the planning committee)

Saturday: 9:00 AM-5:00 PM keynote/workshops, 

Saturnday Night: Storytelling and Social Time

Sunday 9:00 AM -12:00 PM workshop


Keynote Presenter:

Craig Andersen: The Past, Present and the Future of Interpreting

Featured Presenters:

Neil Glickman: Deaf Mental Health Care, Interpreters, Resilency and Recovery
Sharon Harrison: Deaf Perspective: A consumer’s reflections on working with both old and new interpreters.
Cathy Cogen and Trudy Schafer: Conversation Café
Bonnie Kraft: Mistress of Ceremonies; Sat night and closing remarks Sunday morning


**Food/Lodging/Workshop Registration included for the weekend**

Cost: $235.00


Questions can be directed to Sharon MacLean or Denise Martinez


Target Audience:

*40+ years on earth and/or 15+ years of interpreting experience.
Registration is limited to 50 participants.
After the initial registration period ends general registration will open for all interested participants.


***Registration Priorities and Availability-


Beyond Priorities stated below registration is on a first come-first serve basis due to the retreat center’s occupancy limits.

  • 1st Week Mass/MassRID Interpreters
  • 1+2nd Week 10 Slots for CDI specifically held
  • 2rd Week New England Interpreters
  • 3th week General Attendance opens


Workshop sponsored by MassRID and Advocates Inc. CEUs forth coming.

This is intended to be a fun, revitalizing and rejuvenating weekend to reflect, rejoice and renew our years of commitment to interpreting and the Deaf Community.

We look forward to registration and to seeing you at the retreat!

Coordinators: Bonnie Kraft, Sharon MacLean, Denise Martinez, Susan Stange


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