DARS: English Prep – Webinar Series in November 2013

English Prep – Webinar Series in November 2013

The DARS Office for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services 


English Prep – Webinar Series 

November 2, 9, 16, and 23, 2013 

10:30 a.m.–noon and 12:30 p.m.–2:00 p.m. each day 

This four-day session will provide you with strategies and decision-making techniques to improve English comprehension and will give you a knowledge base for the Test of English Proficiency. You will learn how to identify synonyms and antonyms from various English written materials, how to evaluate grammar in written materials, and how to improve reading comprehension skills so that you can analyze a written passage and understand the relationship of ideas within the passage. 


Stephanie Rotheram is part of the adjunct faculty with the San Antonio College (SAC) Interpreter Training Program (ITP) and currently teaches a preparation course for English proficiency that runs for a 15-week semester. She is employed full-time as a staff interpreter for the Alamo Colleges in San Antonio and is a freelance interpreter and Video Relay interpreter. She has provided in-house trainings for the San Antonio Independent School District interpreters and for the Alamo College district interpreters. Stephanie is a graduate of the SAC ITP and has been certified since 2001. She holds a bachelor’s degree from Texas A&M and a master’s degree in Special Education, focusing on American Sign Language Interpreting, from the University of North Texas. Stephanie maintains national RID interpreter certification and the Texas BEI Master level certification. 

Participants who attend all sessions and are engaged in the session at least 80 percent of the session time will receive a $20 credit towards the BEI Test of English Proficiency (TEP) if the participants take the TEP by the end of May 2014.

For questions or to request reasonable accommodations: 
[email protected] 
or call 512-407-3250(V) 512-410-7691 (VP) 
Attention Randi Turner 

DARS Inquires 
1-800-628-5115 Ext. 3250-DHHS 
(Use the relay service of your choice, if needed.) 

English Prep – Webinar Series in November 2013 form (PDF)

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