RID Region II

RID Region II This is the official page of RID Region II. Welcome! RID Region II is made up of RID affiliate chapters from Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Maryland & District of Columbia (Potomac Chapter), Mississippi, North Carolina, Puerto Rico, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia.

Region II is represented on the RID Board of Directors by Randy Chappell, CSC, NAD V.

Operating as usual

January 2022 Special Elections Spread the word! RID will be hosting special elections in January 2022 for the following ...
12/23/2021

January 2022 Special Elections

Spread the word! RID will be hosting special elections in January 2022 for the following positions:

- Vice President
- Treasurer
- Region 1 Rep
- Region 3 Rep
- Region 4 Rep
- Region 5 Rep

Are you, or someone you know, considering volunteer leadership with RID? Take a look at the comments to review volunteer leadership educational resources, review the duties of serving as an RID board member, and learn the nominations process.

Questions? Please contact [email protected]

January 2022 Special Elections

Spread the word! RID will be hosting special elections in January 2022 for the following positions:

- Vice President
- Treasurer
- Region 1 Rep
- Region 3 Rep
- Region 4 Rep
- Region 5 Rep

Are you, or someone you know, considering volunteer leadership with RID? Take a look at the comments to review volunteer leadership educational resources, review the duties of serving as an RID board member, and learn the nominations process.

Questions? Please contact [email protected]

Happy Holidays! December eNews is out for your reading pleasure.  Please check your email inboxes for updates on the spe...
12/22/2021

Happy Holidays!

December eNews is out for your reading pleasure. Please check your email inboxes for updates on the special elections, a holiday message message from the board for our membership, and region updates.

Happy Holidays!

December eNews is out for your reading pleasure. Please check your email inboxes for updates on the special elections, a holiday message message from the board for our membership, and region updates.

Please note that RID Headquarters will be closed from Thursday, December 23 to Monday, January 3, 2022.  We wish you all...
12/22/2021

Please note that RID Headquarters will be closed from Thursday, December 23 to Monday, January 3, 2022. We wish you all the warmest of holiday cheer!

Please note that RID Headquarters will be closed from Thursday, December 23 to Monday, January 3, 2022. We wish you all the warmest of holiday cheer!

Join RID’s Interim Treasurer as they share insights, ideas and opportunities to leverage RID’s strengths as we work towa...
12/20/2021

Join RID’s Interim Treasurer as they share insights, ideas and opportunities to leverage RID’s strengths as we work towards a strong foundation of member benefits.

Come prepared to engage in critical dialogue about a vision for a balanced and healthy future for our membership, communities and organizations.

Register using this link: www.rid.org/jan2022-treasurer-presentation/.

Join RID’s Interim Treasurer as they share insights, ideas and opportunities to leverage RID’s strengths as we work towards a strong foundation of member benefits.

Come prepared to engage in critical dialogue about a vision for a balanced and healthy future for our membership, communities and organizations.

Register using this link: www.rid.org/jan2022-treasurer-presentation/.

RID is hiring a Member Service Specialist!This position is a data-entry and administration support role.  Responsibiliti...
12/18/2021

RID is hiring a Member Service Specialist!

This position is a data-entry and administration support role. Responsibilities include managing member renewals and records, customer service, and registration processing for the Association's Continuing Education Center (CEC).

http://www.rid.org/job-posting-member-services-specialist/

RID is hiring a Member Service Specialist!

This position is a data-entry and administration support role. Responsibilities include managing member renewals and records, customer service, and registration processing for the Association's Continuing Education Center (CEC).

http://www.rid.org/job-posting-member-services-specialist/

Please join us in welcoming Region I Rep Christina Stevens, and Region III Rep Shawn Vriezen, to the Board!  To learn mo...
12/17/2021

Please join us in welcoming Region I Rep Christina Stevens, and Region III Rep Shawn Vriezen, to the Board! To learn more about Christina and Steven, please visit https://rid.org/about-rid/mission-vision-statements/board-of-directors/

We need one more representative to join us to make up a full board. If you live in Region IV and are interested in representing your region in the board meetings, please submit a letter of interest, resume or CV to [email protected].

Please join us in welcoming Region I Rep Christina Stevens, and Region III Rep Shawn Vriezen, to the Board! To learn more about Christina and Steven, please visit https://rid.org/about-rid/mission-vision-statements/board-of-directors/

We need one more representative to join us to make up a full board. If you live in Region IV and are interested in representing your region in the board meetings, please submit a letter of interest, resume or CV to [email protected].

January 2022 Special Elections Spread the word! RID will be hosting special elections in January 2022 for the following ...
12/16/2021

January 2022 Special Elections

Spread the word! RID will be hosting special elections in January 2022 for the following positions:

- Vice President
- Treasurer
- Region 1 Rep
- Region 3 Rep
- Region 4 Rep
- Region 5 Rep

Are you, or someone you know, considering volunteer leadership with RID? Take a look at the comments to review volunteer leadership educational resources, review the duties of serving as an RID board member, and learn the nominations process.

Questions? Please contact [email protected]

January 2022 Special Elections

Spread the word! RID will be hosting special elections in January 2022 for the following positions:

- Vice President
- Treasurer
- Region 1 Rep
- Region 3 Rep
- Region 4 Rep
- Region 5 Rep

Are you, or someone you know, considering volunteer leadership with RID? Take a look at the comments to review volunteer leadership educational resources, review the duties of serving as an RID board member, and learn the nominations process.

Questions? Please contact [email protected]

Are you in the market for new blue light glasses or sunglasses? We are excited to announce a partnership with Felix Gray...
12/15/2021

Are you in the market for new blue light glasses or sunglasses?

We are excited to announce a partnership with Felix Gray to offer RID members an exclusive 15% off site-wide discount to be used at check-out through January 31, 2022. Just in time for the holidays!

Check your November eNews for your discount code.

Are you in the market for new blue light glasses or sunglasses?

We are excited to announce a partnership with Felix Gray to offer RID members an exclusive 15% off site-wide discount to be used at check-out through January 31, 2022. Just in time for the holidays!

Check your November eNews for your discount code.

Job opportunity! The City of Boston is looking for an ASL interpreter. Click here to learn more and apply today! http://...
12/15/2021

Job opportunity! The City of Boston is looking for an ASL interpreter. Click here to learn more and apply today! http://ow.ly/lC8W50Hbzq5

Job opportunity! The City of Boston is looking for an ASL interpreter. Click here to learn more and apply today! http://ow.ly/lC8W50Hbzq5

Legal Interpreting Member Section (LIMS) is hosting a Town Hall tonight, Dec 12, 2021 from 4pm-6pm EST: "How should a pr...
12/12/2021

Legal Interpreting Member Section (LIMS) is hosting a Town Hall tonight, Dec 12, 2021 from 4pm-6pm EST:

"How should a prospective legal interpreter demonstrate a legal interpreting competency?"

All stakeholders are invited. Please register at: https://sites.google.com/rid.org/lims/2021-town-halls

Legal Interpreting Member Section (LIMS) is hosting a Town Hall tonight, Dec 12, 2021 from 4pm-6pm EST:

"How should a prospective legal interpreter demonstrate a legal interpreting competency?"

All stakeholders are invited. Please register at: https://sites.google.com/rid.org/lims/2021-town-halls

Legal Interpreting Member Section (LIMS) is hosting a Town Hall today, Dec 11, 2021 from 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. EST: "How shou...
12/11/2021

Legal Interpreting Member Section (LIMS) is hosting a Town Hall today, Dec 11, 2021 from 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. EST:

"How should a prospective legal interpreter demonstrate a legal interpreting competency?"

All stakeholders are invited. Please register at: https://sites.google.com/rid.org/lims/2021-town-halls

Legal Interpreting Member Section (LIMS) is hosting a Town Hall today, Dec 11, 2021 from 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. EST:

"How should a prospective legal interpreter demonstrate a legal interpreting competency?"

All stakeholders are invited. Please register at: https://sites.google.com/rid.org/lims/2021-town-halls

We had a good turnout last night at the SCLTF/LIMS Town Hall.  A great discussion was had.  We are hosting two more Town...
12/10/2021

We had a good turnout last night at the SCLTF/LIMS Town Hall. A great discussion was had. We are hosting two more Town Halls:

"How should a prospective legal interpreter demonstrate a legal interpreting competency?"

Come join the conversation on Saturday morning or Sunday night. We look forward to visiting with you!

Dates (all times EST):
Dec 11: 11am-2pm
Dec 12: 4-6pm

https://sites.google.com/rid.org/lims/2021-town-halls

We had a good turnout last night at the SCLTF/LIMS Town Hall. A great discussion was had. We are hosting two more Town Halls:

"How should a prospective legal interpreter demonstrate a legal interpreting competency?"

Come join the conversation on Saturday morning or Sunday night. We look forward to visiting with you!

Dates (all times EST):
Dec 11: 11am-2pm
Dec 12: 4-6pm

https://sites.google.com/rid.org/lims/2021-town-halls

Happy Holidays! RID is pleased to announce that we are recruiting for a Certification Manager.  If you have solid experi...
12/10/2021

Happy Holidays!

RID is pleased to announce that we are recruiting for a Certification Manager. If you have solid experience or knowledge of certification or credentialing program management, we want you!

We continue to recruit for the roles of Communications Director and Publications Manager.

Apply today! Click link below for more information and to apply.

https://rid.org/category/rid-careers/

Happy Holidays!

RID is pleased to announce that we are recruiting for a Certification Manager. If you have solid experience or knowledge of certification or credentialing program management, we want you!

We continue to recruit for the roles of Communications Director and Publications Manager.

Apply today! Click link below for more information and to apply.

https://rid.org/category/rid-careers/

Legal Interpreting Member Section (LIMS) is hosting a Town Hall tonight, Dec 9, 2021 6pm-9pm EST: "How should a prospect...
12/09/2021

Legal Interpreting Member Section (LIMS) is hosting a Town Hall tonight, Dec 9, 2021 6pm-9pm EST:

"How should a prospective legal interpreter demonstrate a legal interpreting competency?"

All stakeholders are invited. Please register at: https://sites.google.com/rid.org/lims/2021-town-halls

Legal Interpreting Member Section (LIMS) is hosting a Town Hall tonight, Dec 9, 2021 6pm-9pm EST:

"How should a prospective legal interpreter demonstrate a legal interpreting competency?"

All stakeholders are invited. Please register at: https://sites.google.com/rid.org/lims/2021-town-halls

Job opportunity! The University of Louisville has a full-time Term ASL Instructor position available. Click here to lear...
12/08/2021

Job opportunity! The University of Louisville has a full-time Term ASL Instructor position available. Click here to learn more and apply today!
http://ow.ly/xh0N50H5I8h

Job opportunity! The University of Louisville has a full-time Term ASL Instructor position available. Click here to learn more and apply today!
http://ow.ly/xh0N50H5I8h

January 2022 Special ElectionsSpread the word! RID will be hosting special elections in January 2022 for the following p...
12/08/2021

January 2022 Special Elections

Spread the word! RID will be hosting special elections in January 2022 for the following positions:

- Vice President
- Treasurer
- Region 1 Rep
- Region 3 Rep
- Region 4 Rep
- Region 5 Rep

Are you, or someone you know, considering volunteer leadership with RID? Take a look at the comments to review volunteer leadership educational resources, review the duties of serving as an RID board member, and learn the nominations process.

Questions? Please contact [email protected]

January 2022 Special Elections

Spread the word! RID will be hosting special elections in January 2022 for the following positions:

- Vice President
- Treasurer
- Region 1 Rep
- Region 3 Rep
- Region 4 Rep
- Region 5 Rep

Are you, or someone you know, considering volunteer leadership with RID? Take a look at the comments to review volunteer leadership educational resources, review the duties of serving as an RID board member, and learn the nominations process.

Questions? Please contact [email protected]

CEC Winter FLASH SALEGet 50% off!December 7, 5pm ET - December 8, 11:59pm ETTake advantage of this sale and visit our we...
12/07/2021

CEC Winter FLASH SALE
Get 50% off!

December 7, 5pm ET - December 8, 11:59pm ET
Take advantage of this sale and visit our website to sign up!
(use discount code HALFOFF21 at checkout*)

https://education.rid.org/

*cannot be combined with other discounts

CEC Winter FLASH SALE
Get 50% off!

December 7, 5pm ET - December 8, 11:59pm ET
Take advantage of this sale and visit our website to sign up!
(use discount code HALFOFF21 at checkout*)

https://education.rid.org/

*cannot be combined with other discounts

Legal Interpreting Member Section (LIMS) is hosting three Town Halls this week Thursday, Saturday and Sunday: "How shoul...
12/06/2021

Legal Interpreting Member Section (LIMS) is hosting three Town Halls this week Thursday, Saturday and Sunday:

"How should a prospective legal interpreter demonstrate a legal interpreting competency?"

Dates (all times EST):
Dec 9: 6-9pm
Dec 11: 11am-2pm
Dec 12: 4-6pm

https://sites.google.com/rid.org/lims/2021-town-halls

Legal Interpreting Member Section (LIMS) is hosting three Town Halls this week Thursday, Saturday and Sunday:

"How should a prospective legal interpreter demonstrate a legal interpreting competency?"

Dates (all times EST):
Dec 9: 6-9pm
Dec 11: 11am-2pm
Dec 12: 4-6pm

https://sites.google.com/rid.org/lims/2021-town-halls

Job opportunity! The Community College of Baltimore County is looking for an Interpreter Training Program Faculty - 10 m...
12/04/2021

Job opportunity! The Community College of Baltimore County is looking for an Interpreter Training Program Faculty - 10 month. Click here to learn more and apply today!
http://ow.ly/yaw650H3cRq

Job opportunity! The Community College of Baltimore County is looking for an Interpreter Training Program Faculty - 10 month. Click here to learn more and apply today!
http://ow.ly/yaw650H3cRq

Job opportunity! Onondaga Community College is looking for a Coordinator of Interpreting Services (10-Month). Click here...
12/03/2021

Job opportunity! Onondaga Community College is looking for a Coordinator of Interpreting Services (10-Month). Click here to learn more and apply today!
http://ow.ly/GMjQ50H3c53

Job opportunity! Onondaga Community College is looking for a Coordinator of Interpreting Services (10-Month). Click here to learn more and apply today!
http://ow.ly/GMjQ50H3c53

January 2022 Special ElectionsSpread the word! RID will be hosting special elections in January 2022 for the following p...
12/02/2021

January 2022 Special Elections

Spread the word! RID will be hosting special elections in January 2022 for the following positions:

- Vice President
- Treasurer
- Region 1 Rep
- Region 3 Rep
- Region 4 Rep
- Region 5 Rep

Are you, or someone you know, considering volunteer leadership with RID? Take a look at the comments to review volunteer leadership educational resources, review the duties of serving as an RID board member, and learn the nominations process.

Questions? Please contact [email protected]

January 2022 Special Elections

Spread the word! RID will be hosting special elections in January 2022 for the following positions:

- Vice President
- Treasurer
- Region 1 Rep
- Region 3 Rep
- Region 4 Rep
- Region 5 Rep

Are you, or someone you know, considering volunteer leadership with RID? Take a look at the comments to review volunteer leadership educational resources, review the duties of serving as an RID board member, and learn the nominations process.

Questions? Please contact [email protected]

Legal Interpreting Member Section (LIMS) is hosting three Town Halls in December: "How should a prospective legal interp...
12/01/2021

Legal Interpreting Member Section (LIMS) is hosting three Town Halls in December: "How should a prospective legal interpreter demonstrate a legal interpreting competency?"

-December 9: 6-9pm EST
-December 11: 11am-2pm EST
-December 12: 4-6pm EST

Stakeholders are welcome. For more information and to RSVP, click: https://sites.google.com/rid.org/lims/2021-town-halls

Legal Interpreting Member Section (LIMS) is hosting three Town Halls in December: "How should a prospective legal interpreter demonstrate a legal interpreting competency?"

-December 9: 6-9pm EST
-December 11: 11am-2pm EST
-December 12: 4-6pm EST

Stakeholders are welcome. For more information and to RSVP, click: https://sites.google.com/rid.org/lims/2021-town-halls

No matter your reasons for giving, we want you to know we appreciate your donations. As volunteers, donors, partners, me...
12/01/2021

No matter your reasons for giving, we want you to know we appreciate your donations. As volunteers, donors, partners, mentors, and friends, your giving spirit enables us to support our membership by providing the foundation to launch and sustain careers while ensuring quality service to the Deaf community.

RID was one of five nonprofits selected to receive a $1,000 donation on #GivingTuesday 2021 by the employees at Matthews, Carter & Boyce, an accounting, tax and audit firm that specializes in serving nonprofits.

We appreciate this amazing gesture of support -Thank you, MCB! https://www.facebook.com/MCBCPA

No matter your reasons for giving, we want you to know we appreciate your donations. As volunteers, donors, partners, mentors, and friends, your giving spirit enables us to support our membership by providing the foundation to launch and sustain careers while ensuring quality service to the Deaf community.

RID was one of five nonprofits selected to receive a $1,000 donation on #GivingTuesday 2021 by the employees at Matthews, Carter & Boyce, an accounting, tax and audit firm that specializes in serving nonprofits.

We appreciate this amazing gesture of support -Thank you, MCB! https://www.facebook.com/MCBCPA

Happy Holidays, RID members! Please check your email inboxes for RID's November eNews newsletter containing important an...
11/30/2021

Happy Holidays, RID members!

Please check your email inboxes for RID's November eNews newsletter containing important announcements and updates from HQ and the Board of Directors, and a link to Fall 2021 VIEWS.

SAVE THE DATES: LIMS is hosting a series of town halls in December, and RID is hosting Special Elections in January.

See this month's newsletter for event details, updates at CASLI, open hire positions, and a call for volunteers from President Bryant. Member Services announces a new limited-time benefit, and RID Press' newest book, Team Interpreting as Collaboration and Interdependence: A Return to a Community Approach (2nd Edition), is available in your member bookstore at http://ow.ly/X3bg50H0eML

(Photo by Brett Jordan on Unsplash)

Happy Holidays, RID members!

Please check your email inboxes for RID's November eNews newsletter containing important announcements and updates from HQ and the Board of Directors, and a link to Fall 2021 VIEWS.

SAVE THE DATES: LIMS is hosting a series of town halls in December, and RID is hosting Special Elections in January.

See this month's newsletter for event details, updates at CASLI, open hire positions, and a call for volunteers from President Bryant. Member Services announces a new limited-time benefit, and RID Press' newest book, Team Interpreting as Collaboration and Interdependence: A Return to a Community Approach (2nd Edition), is available in your member bookstore at http://ow.ly/X3bg50H0eML

(Photo by Brett Jordan on Unsplash)

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Interested in applying to join the University of Northern Colorado's IRIS (Improving Rural Interpreter Skills) instructional team as an online facilitator/mentor? Click here for more information!
BMC has a Foundations l for everyone in 2022. Register today to reserve your seat for Jan/Feb start dates. Register with a friend, colleague or mentor and begin your IMI learning together. Click here for details: https://conta.cc/3dn1n7T
Still a few seats available for Navigating R1& R2. Scholarship discount for those who identify as BIPOC and students. upon registration. Through a series of activities, participants will identify decisions/actions leading to the creation of an equivalent message. Must have taken Foundations 1 & 2. https://www.visitbmc.com/.../imi.../navigating-r1-r2-english
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Coda Foundations ll online- only 5 seats left. Mondays 6-9EST, starts 11/15. Register here: https://www.visitbmc.com/index.php/join-us/coda-foundations-ii-online-nov-dec
Only 5 seats left! In this seminar we will examine how the brain assists - and may impede - successful interpreting. Conducted in ASL with no interpretation.
New Course- "Introduction to Intersectionality: Re-Examining our Implicit Biases" Sign Up Now! Have you ever wondered how does inequality manifest in our interpreting spaces? “Analyzing any one mechanism or pathway to inequality limits our ability to grasp the complexity people actually experience. Clearly, the problems of BIPOC experiences cannot be reduced to race and racism. Intersectionality is a framework for understanding and acting on different kinds of inequality and privilege for overlapping social groups simultaneously.” Patricia Hill Collins Go ahead, take a peek with our newest Intersectionality course video below then come JOIN US let’s work together! ASL Version: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1fGd57d8jvayXqaSLrF1Dd3E4RjlGl_0H/view?usp=sharing [Transcripts for Video]Hello Everyone, Diversity Academy is excited to offer a new course on Intersectionality. You may have seen the flyer but do you fully understand the meaning behind it? This will be a four-week course where you will be learning in depth on this subject. If you are interested, we highly encourage you to join us. We look forward to working together with you! Register for this course- https://www.thediversityacademy.com/ppo-studies-introduction-to-intersectionality
Want to know how to be better Allies? Wonder how you can give back to the Deaf BIPOC and ITOC communities? We all know that remaining silent is consent, change always has been and will be uncomfortable that why we here at Diversity Academy understand and we are here to help guide YOU on this journey of unpacking and dismantling PPO issues. So, how about starting your journey now and consider signing up with one of our courses this Fall semester? If not, consider spreading the word and sharing what DAI has to offer to your colleagues too. Take a look at our current course offerings below: Cracking the Shell of Whiteness Course https://www.thediversityacademy.com/ppo-studies-cracking-the-shell Introduction to Intersectionality: Re-Examining our Implicit Biases https://thediversityacademy.com/ppo-studies-introduction-to-intersectionality White Fragility Course https://www.thediversityacademy.com/ppo-studies-white-fragility Meet some of our newest BIPOC facilitators who are ready to help and guide you. Now is the time to begin your journey and check out our course offerings! Dr. Suzette Garay and Dr. Jenny Gough (Contreras Email- [email protected] Diversity Academy for Interpreters www.thediversityacademy.com
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"In a time of separation and distance, we could use some reorienting back into what soft skills look like in application." Our RID Region II South Carolina Affiliate Chapter's conference is coming up, running from May 21 to 23! The theme is "Medical Interpreting" with a focus on legalese and soft skills. Find more info on their website: southcarolinarid.org South Carolina Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf