This is not your typical webcast. This is going to be a horse of a different color. We are dissecting idioms, showing their English presentation and their ASL interpretation.This webcast includes demonstration, discussion, interaction, and practicum.
This webcast is interpreted.
0.3 Professional Studies
The Betty & Leonard Phillips Deaf Action Center is an Approved RID CMP Sponsor for continuing education activities. The Professional Studies program is offered at the 'Some' Content Knowledge Level.
We will have recorded version of every webcast available. If for some reason you cannot attend the webcast at the scheduled time, you may watch the recorded version later. Because of this, we cannot offer refunds. If a webcast is cancelled, you will be given credit to view another webcast, either live or archived.
Working sign language interpreters
David W. Hylan, Jr., Ed.D., CI/CT, LA Level V
David has provided interpreting services on the college level, medical, legal, and governmental situations. He serves as an RID Local Test Administrator. He is a member of the Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf, the Louisiana Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf, and the Louisiana Association of the Deaf and International Leadership Association. He has conducted workshops on the national, state, and local level in the areas of sign language interpreter training, leadership and interpreting ethics, and American Sign Language training.
Wendi Coker, NIC
Wendi is an accomplished workshop and webcast presenter on a variety of subjects. She has also worked for the Bossier Parish Sheriff’s office for 8 years in a variety of setting including, civil, patrol and detectives and is Post Certified in law enforcement. Wendi has worked in deaf ministry for over 12 years. Through that ministry, an evangelistic deaf choir was established called “Hands of Praise”. Wendi traveled with this team for several years ministering to deaf all over.
In late 2006, Earl and his wife moved to the Dallas/Ft. Worth area, where he earned his BEI certification and interpreted for various colleges and interpreting agencies, including training with Sorenson VRS. In August 2012, Earl, his wife, and 3-year-old son relocated to Shreveport, LA, where Earl currently serves as a Staff Interpreter at The Betty and Leonard Phillips Deaf Action Center. Now that the preoccupation of relocating and welcoming a second child into the world has somewhat subsided, Earl will pursue his RID certification to better serve the Deaf community – and because he simply cannot allow his older sister to beat him at everything