Maine RID Workshop & General Meeting

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Professional Development Opportunities

 (NOTE: Not all workshops are Maine RID sponsored)

Southern Maine

2-Hour Monthly Series

"Talking About The Work"

Coordinated by Ann Swope (

Monthly topics will be discussed all within the field of interpreting. Each series will be facilitated by a different person who specializes in the topic at hand. CEUs PROVIDED! Check back for more information. This workshop series will always be held at the USM Portland Campus.  If there is a topics you would like to see discussed, let Ann know at

6/15 - What You Might Have Learned In Civics Class If You'd Actually Gone (Part II)

Facilitated by: Margaret Haberman

Payson Smith Hall - Room: #1


Language Share: ASL and English

This idea came from our last gathering in June and some of the topics of interest were: ASL for performance, teamwork, sexual language choice, signing songs, fingerspelling practice, ethical dilemma/problem solving, performing skits of real life situations, facial grammar, idioms and I am sure there is much more.  I will coordinate with a willing native ASL user every month to help facilitate the workshop.

Here are the upcoming 2015 dates:
Here are the remaining Bangor dates to blast or post please and thank you!
June 9th, 4-6pm, Talking about Food, Gina Pitcher, group leader
All workshops offer .2 ceu for participation.
Location: Machias Savings Bank, Community Room (2nd Floor)
581 Wilson Street
Brewer, Maine. 04412
Time: 4 - 6 pm
This is a FREE workshop series and will be conducted in ASL. 
- Anna Perna
  Maine RID - Educational Rep.


Educational Interpreters

Educational Interpreter peer support group meetings.  I am inviting those who work in the educational setting as interpreters to join our dialogic group.
These are basically the first Tuesday of every month.
Place: 1162 Union Street, (BHG Realtors),
training room lower level.


Maine RID Board Meeting Dates: 2015

Board meetings are held the first Monday of every month 6:00-8:00pm at Governor Baxter School for the Deaf in the Tanburg Conference Room.

Upcoming dates:

June 1st

(New dates TBD by new Executive Board)