Two Interpreter Workshops – Tyler

Tyler Junior College Sign Language Interpreter Training Program Presents 2 Workshops! Saturday, Feb 20, 2016
“Keep Your Soft Skills Sharp” 9 a.m. – noon
by Jeremy Norman, TX BEI Adv. Cert.
“How to Ethically Start and Run Your Business” 1 – 4 p.m.
by Laura Cole, TX BEI Level III, Court; RID-CI
.3 TX BEI Ethics CEUs PENDING for EACH Workshop
Target Audience: Sign Language Interpreters & ITP/IPP Students
Workshop/Course Description: “Keep Your Soft Skills Sharp” This workshop will discuss the difference between soft skill and hard skills and how these skills pertain to our interactions with customers, colleagues and students. Participants will participate in open forum as well as small group discussions to discuss real world scenarios to determine the actions to take that will result in the best possible outcomes. This workshop will emphasize how developing our soft skills supports the tenets of the Code of Professional Conduct.
Workshop/Course Description: “How to Ethically Start and Run Your Business”
Are you scared to start your own business? This workshop will walk you through everything you need to know to become an Independent Contractor. This workshop will guide you to see if you are a good fit for running your business and then give you a step by step process to achieve a successful business. Starting a business is all encompassing. It is not only you that will be involved with this business. Through this workshop you will learn how to ethically deal with consumers, clients, agencies and other interpreters while maintaining good ethical boundaries and practices.
Where: Tyler Junior College Apache Rooms (Rogers Student Center off Baxter St.)
1400 E. Fifth Street, Tyler, TX (physical address)
Cost: Early Bird by February 10, 2016
Students: 1 Workshop – $10 Both Workshops – $15
All Others: 1 Workshop – $25 Both Workshops – $40
After Feb 10, 2016 (Call to reserve seat)
Students: 1 Workshop – $15 Both Workshops – $25

All Others: 1 Workshop – $30 Both Workshops – $50

*must include valid student ID Registration Form Next Page
Contact: Presentation is in Spoken English. Accommodation requests must be received by Feb 8, 2016 by contacting Rhonda McKinzie, otherwise, there is no guarantee of accommodation availability. Profits go to TJC ITP. Contact Rhonda McKinzie for more information and cancellation policy. [email protected] 903-510-2774
Mission Statement: To provide a comprehensive collegiate experience that is anchored in the rich traditions of a quality education, vibrant student life and community service. Accreditation: Tyler Junior College is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award associate degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Tyler Junior College. General inquiries about Tyler Junior College admission requirements, financial aid, educational programs or other offerings should be directed to the College and not the Commission. Tyler Junior College gives equal consideration to all applicants for admission, employment and participation in its programs and activities without regard to race, creed, color, national origin, gender, age, marital status, disability, veteran status or limited English proficiency (LEP). Tyler Junior College respects the legal rights  of each person to work and learn in an environment that is free from unlawful sexual discrimination including sexual harassment and sexual violence.


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