DALLAS/FORT WORTH CHAPTER OF MERICAN SIGN LANGUAGE TEACHERS ASSOCIATION
WORKSHOP / “WHAT ASL STUDENTS NEED TO KNOW WHEN INTERACTING WITH THE DEAF”
DATE: Saturday, April 28, 2012
Computer Science and Engineering Department
Engineering Research Building (ERB)
500 UTA Blvd. Room 103 (first floor)
Arlington, Texas 76019
TIME: 8:00 AM – 11:30 PM
Park on Lot 36 (blue) North of and across the street
from ERB (red circle). It is on the corner of Lampe St.
and UTA Blvd. but you will enter the lot from Lampe St.
See the link to the map below.
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8:00 – 8:30 a.m.
REGISTRATION / Meet and Greet
8:30 – 11:30 a.m.
A three-hour workshop presented by Randal King that includes Do’s & Don’ts’s: When, Where, and How. Mr. King will share some ways that ASL instructors can help prepare their students for culturally appropriate interactions within the Deaf community such as appropriate survival signs, understanding the regional signs, emphasis on communication over skills etc. Randal King, a Gallaudet Alumni, received his Masters Degree in Deaf Education from Lamar University. Currently he is teaching ASL both at Jean Massieu Academy and at TCC/Trinity Campus.
Certificate of participation will be given at the end of the workshop.
11:30 – 12:00 a.m.
ASLTA-DFW General Meeting
1) Call meeting to order
2) Introduction of current members and officers
-Current state of DFW-ASLTA
-Appointment of Past President
– Summary/Report of DFW-ASLTA workshops
– Minutes from last meeting
– Financial Information
4) Extension of date for Election of officers: President and Secretary
5) Board motions
6) Member motions
7) Meeting adjournment
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Members = $10.00
Non-members = $20.00 (includes new membership)
Payment can be made by cash or a check (made
payable to “DFW-ASLTA”) during registration time
(8:00 – 8:30 a.m.).…
To ensure seating and snacks as well as to have the certificate of participation, please RSVP by
Wednesday April 18, 2011
to Melinda Lewis, Professional Development Chair
at [email protected]
**When you send in your registration, please tell us how you heard about this workshop:
Email announcement …Deaf Network of Texas Posted flyer …Through other members …Other
UT Arlington Campus Map – http://www.uta.edu
Directionsto UT Arlington from I-30 or I-20from area airports: DFW International Airport Dallas Love Field Fort Worth Alliance Airport
CONTACT PERSON NAME: Debbie Sisley
CONTACT EMAIL ADDRESS: [email protected]