Description of 2018 Summer Institute Series Course Options

The HHSC Office of Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services (DHHS) has partnered with various entities to offer several 'Summer Institute' trainings this year!  Each training in the Summer Institute Series consists of intensive, week-long skill building workshops, with a specific target audience. 
 
At this time, DHHS plans to sponsor the following three options in the 2018 Summer Institute Series:
San Antonio Summer Institute: June 10 - June 15, 2018
Registration Fee: $100.00
  • Area of focus: ASL to English for interpreters (priority will be given to K-12 interpreters)
  • Participant criteria: pre-certified interpreters who have (1) already passed the Test of English Proficiency (TEP), and (2) taken, but not yet passed, the BEI Basic (score between 44 and 65)
Houston Summer Institute: June 24 - June 28, 2018
Registration Fee: $100.00
  • Area of focus: interpreting skill development
  • Participant criteria: pre-certified interpreters who have either (1) graduated from an ITP program and taken the TEP, OR (2) taken, but not yet passed, the BEI Basic (score between 44 and 70)
Fort Worth Summer Institute: August 5 - 10, 2018
Registration Fee: $100.00
  • Area of focus: interpreting ASL to English skill development
  • Participant criteria: pre-certified interpreters who have (1) already passed the Test of English Proficiency (TEP), and (2) have come close, but not yet passed, the BEI Basic (score between 44 and 65)

*PLEASE NOTE
: *Participants are responsible for own arrangements and expenses related to transportation, lodging, meals, incidentals, etc.  *Dates are subject to change.
 
Once you have completed this registration of interest, a DHHS staff member will evaluate your eligibility and will contact you with more information.
 
Thank you for your interest in attending one of these exciting training events!

Cordially,
DHHS Training and Education
dhhs.training@hhsc.state.tx.us

* 1. What is your first name?

* 2. What is your last name?

* 3. What is your email address?

* 4. What is your phone number?

* 5. Have you graduated from an Interpreter Training Program (ITP)?

* 6. If you graduated from an Interpreter Training Program (ITP), please indicate the name of the school and the year of graduation.  (If you did not graduate from an ITP, simply answer "NA" in each box.)

* 7. Have you taken the Test of English Proficiency (TEP)?

* 8. If you took the Test of English Proficiency (TEP), did you pass?

* 9. Have you taken the BEI Basic performance exam?

* 10. If you have taken the BEI Basic performance exam, did you pass?

* 11. If you took the BEI Basic performance exam, and did NOT pass, what range best describes your score?

* 12. Do you currently work in the K-12 setting?

* 13. If accepted as a participant, are you able to commit to the entire week of training?

* 14. If accepted as a participant, please indicate which location(s) you would be interested in attending.

  1st Choice 2nd Choice 3rd Choice Not Interested in Attending
San Antonio
(June 10 - June 15)
Houston
(June 24 - June 28)
Fort Worth
(Aug 5- Aug 10)

* 15. What additional questions do you have about these events?

Thank you for your interest!  We will be in touch soon!

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