Texas Health and Human Services, Office of Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services (DHHS) invites you to sign up for this training opportunity:
Dates: July 9, 16, 23 and 30, 2018
Time: 5:45—8:45 pm CST
Presented by: Stephanie Rotheram, BEI Master and RID NIC
Register here (please read the registration process): https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/8599969125611329027
This four-part series will provide you with strategies and decision-making techniques to improve English comprehension and give you a knowledge base for the Test of English Proficiency (TEP). 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 you can analyze a written passage and understand the relationship of ideas within the passage.
1. Register in the webinar system; DHHS Training will then send you a pre-test link. After taking the pre-test, you will receive a registration confirmation email from GoToWebinar.
2. Send a copy of the registration email (include your full name) with your check/money order for $40 to: HHSC-DHHS, Training and Education, PO Box 12306, Austin, Texas 78711.
3. There are no refunds for any reason.
4. If you have questions about the registration process, email your questions to firstname.lastname@example.org or call (512) 982-1709.
Audio access is via your computer speakers. If you do not have computer speakers or, need a sign language interpreter via VP, call the number provided in the webinar system. View System Requirements: https://support.citrixonline.com/webinar/all_files/G2W010003
Accommodations: Requests for accommodations, such as CART, must be received at least one week in advance of the webinar date.
CEUs: Participants may earn 1.2 DHHS General Studies CEUs by taking a pre-test, attending all 4 sessions, and taking a post-test. Links to the pre- and post- tests will be included in registration confirmation and follow up emails.
ABOUT THE PRESENTER
Stephanie Rotheram was certified in 2001, after graduating from the San Antonio ITP. She continued her studies; earning a Bachelors from Texas A&M, and a Masters in Special Ed, focusing on American Sign Language Interpreting, from the University of North Texas. She holds national certification, and the Texas BEI Master. She has provided in-house trainings for the SAISD interpreters, the Alamo College district interpreters, and has taught as an adjunct faculty for the SAC/ITP. She currently offers a Test of English (TEP) prep class that runs for a full 15-week semester at SAC. She is employed full-time as a staff interpreter for the Alamo Colleges, in San Antonio, and works as a freelance interpreter, as well as a VRS interpreter.