Upcoming Workshop:

SCCC WA-ASLTA ORASLTA

6th Biennial Fall 2014 NW Regional ASL Teachers Conference
Friday & Saturday, October 10 & 11, 2014
South Seattle College - Georgetown Campus
6737 Corson Avenue South, Seattle, WA 98108 – 206.934.5350

Proudly presents a nationally known ASL instructor
Dr. Byron Bridges

Workshop Topics includes:
“Start the Music”
“How to Teach ABC Folklore in ASL Classroom"
“Teaching Body Language in ASL Classroom”


Register online!
 
Regular Fee: Before Oct 3rd $175 WA ASLTA or NW ASLTA Member
$200 Non-Member
$85 Student (ID required)
Free SCC ASL Consortium Member
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Onsite Fee: After Oct 3rd $200 WA ASLTA or NW ASLTA Member
$225 Non-Member
$100 Student (ID required)
$200 SCC ASL Consortium Member
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Get your new WA-ASLTA T-Shirt!
All T-shirts will be black with the WA-ASLTA logo in green (upper, left side of chest). Please select your size (S, M, L, XL) and include an additional $10 with your registration. T-shirts can be picked up at the conference.

Cancellation Policy:  All cancellations must be in writing.  Registrations may not be transferred.
Cancellation Postmarks:  By Sept 26th: 75% refund.  By Oct. 3rd: 50% refund.  After Oct 3rd: 0% refund.
Registration questions:  Contact Ed Ingham, Ed.Ingham@gmail.com
Conference questions:  For FAQs, updated information and schedule, go to www.facebook.com/waaslta

Booth vendors:
  if interested, please click here to print, fill it out and mail it. Please contact Erin Furda, efurda@gmail.com

RID Continuing Education Credits:
PSESD Clock Hours: 12 Clock Hours
PLEASE CHECKS ONLY. CASH NOT ACCEPTED
For RID CEU details: see bottom.
ACET
  If prefer to “mail” your registration, you may do this:
Please click here to print and fill it out
 

Conference Schedule
Friday, October 10, 2014
7:30 am  Booth vendors set up
8:15 am Sign in, refreshments, networking
9:00 am “Start the Music” workshop
12:00 noon Lunch provided; ASL performances
1:00 pm “How to Teach ABC Folklore in ASL Classroom” workshop
4:00 pm Evaluations, clock hours, certificates
4:30 pm WA ASLTA General Meeting
ASL Teacher of the year Award
Hors d'oeuvres/pop soda/water
6:00 pm End of WA General Meeting
 
Saturday, October 11, 2014
8:15 am Sign in, refreshments, networking
9:00 am “Teaching Body Language in ASL Classroom” workshop, Part 1
11:30 am Lunch provided; ASL performances
12:30 pm “Teaching Body Language in ASL Classroom” workshop, Part 2
4:00 pm Evaluations, clock hours, certifications
Booth vendors’ takedown

Presenter's Bio
BryonBridge  
Born deaf to deaf parents, and with a deaf sister, Dr. Byron W. Bridges used ASL for primary communication throughout his life. He also went to two different deaf schools as well as attending public schools. Byron obtained his Bachelor's degree in Deaf Studies, his Masters degree in Linguistics and concluded his doctoral work in Deaf Studies and Deaf Education degree at Lamar University. Because of his love in language and culture, Byron involves himself in with deaf sports, deaf clubs, Deaf fishing organization, and state/national organizations of the deaf most of his life. Byron has also produced and published a book, Deaf Tend Yours and produced many deaf-related videotapes/DVD as well as teaching/lecturing nationally about ASL and interpreting. He has been in the field of ASL linguistics, interpreting and college teaching ASL as a second language for a total of thirty years. Byron is currently a certified deaf interpreter (CDI) through the national organization, Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf.

RID CEU Details
To earn RID CEUs for the conference, please contact Julie Simon (julie.simon@thelanguagedoor.net) at The Language Door
by October 1, 2014 to request a PINRA. Participants are responsible for submitting their own PINRA, workshop information
(i.e. flyer), and processing fee ($20 payable to The Language Door) prior to the workshop. The Language Door is an RID
CMP/ACET approved sponsor.