Tailgating at Tyler Junior College: A Sports Signs Workshop

Tailgating at Tyler Junior College:
A Sports Signs Workshop
Saturday, October 6, 2018 1:00 – 4:00 p.m.

(After TJC ITP Open House 10 -noon & Lunch on Your Own)
By Coach Patrick Grona: A highly motivated teacher/coach with over 30 years of teaching and coaching (Deaf & hearing athletes) experience in private, public, and secondary institutions. Currently adjunct professor of ASL I at TJC’s ITP who is also responsible for setting up fun events to improve students’ learning of ASL and provide social interaction between people who are Deaf, hard of hearing or hearing.

.3 TX BEI Ethics CEUs Approved. (RID via PINRA)

Target Audience: ITP students, ASL students, interpreters, coaches, Deaf Ed. teachers seeking sports signs knowledge

Presenter’s Description: Sports are one of the powerful bonding forces in the Deaf community and there have been many great Deaf athletes who have excelled in many sport games. With athletics in residential, mainstreamed settings as well as in colleges, universities, as well as in Deaf athletics such as local, national and international levels (American Athletic Association of the Deaf (AAAD, Deaf Olympics, etc.), it is critically important that interpreters or anyone involved with the Deaf athlete(s) communicate effectively well using sport signs in ASL. This workshop will be a fun filled with sport games and activities as well as learning new sport signs within the sport itself.

Where: Tyler Junior College Apache Rooms 3 & 4 (Rogers Student Center off Baxter St./Lake St.)
1400 E. Fifth Street, Tyler, TX (physical address)
Cost: Early Bird by Sep 24, 2018 After Sep 24, 2018

Students $10 $15
All Others $15 $20
must include valid student ID Registration

Contact: Presentation is in Sign Language. Accommodation requests must be received by Sep 24, 2018 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

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