Happy 2016 National ASL Day!

April 15 is ASL Day  (American Sign Language).  For 2016, the theme of National Library Week is “Libraries Transform” – a national observance, sponsored by the American Library Association (ALA) and libraries in each April since 1958. And this month (April), American Association of School Librarians, one of the ALA 11 divisions, also encourages school…

2016 Region IV Conference – Call for Support Staff

Texas Society of Interpreters for the Deaf and Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf Region IV are “teaming up” once again to host the most relevant and comprehensive signed language interpreting conference of 2016. “Team Work Makes the Dream Work” will be held at the Hyatt Regency in downtown Houston, TX, July 21-24, 2016. The conference committee is…

Summary of RID Board Meeting Graphic

March 2016 RID Board Meeting Summary

The Potomac Chapter of RID prepared this summary of the RID Board Meeting last week Hello all! As you may know, the RID Board had a board meeting last week at Gallaudet, from March 16-20. Each day, they sent out video and text updates summarizing the activity. This week, they will be sharing more information…

Special Report by Kacy Sutton

IWCC ITP Update

neRID was recently asked to participate in a more united effort around the news that Iowa Wester Community College (IWCC) would stop offering its Interpreter Training Program (ITP). The question, “Are we united in helping IWCC keep the ITP?” Input was sought from the Nebraska Association of the Deaf (NeAD), the Iowa Association of the…

NIC at UNO

Take the NIC in Omaha, NE!

Great News! We just received news that the University of Nebraska at Omaha has finished jumping through all of the hoops and is officially an NAD-RID National Interpreter Certification testing location! You can see all of the testing locations by visiting the RID website here. Special thanks to everyone that has worked on making this…