RID Special Election Results

The RID has announced the results of the recently held special election for the positions of Secretary and Deaf Member-at-Large on the RID Board of Directors. Here are the results: For Secretary: *Daryl Crouse 1243 (49.3%) Jonathan Webb 785 (31.1%) Caroline Bass 493 (19.6%) For Deaf Member-at-Large: *Priscilla Moyers 1436 (57.0%) Branton Stewart 1085 (43.0%) […]

Workshop Jan 23-25, Los Angeles

Below is a link to a flyer for an upcoming workshop in the Southern California Region: SCRID presents “Legal Interpreting While Understanding Perceptions & Perspectives” presented by Kayelle Morgan & Tiffany Green on January 23-25, 2014 http://scrid.org/wordpress/wp-content/uploads/2013/12/Legal-Workshop-Flyer.pdf

Email Changes

Network Interpreting Service has made some email address changes that could have an effect on your communications with us. First, nis@gridcheck.com, which was the return address used for emails coming out of our scheduling program, is being phased out. The return address is now support@networkinterpretingservice.com. If you have filters on your side based on nis@gridcheck.com, […]

WithOutWalls 2013 Festival

For our friends in the San Diego, CA region: The La Jolla Playhouse and DonorNation present WOW – WithOutWalls 2013 Festival There are a number of related events taking place this Thursday – Sunday many of which are free! For more information, visit http://www.lajollaplayhouse.org/wowfestival/mass-creativity-day

Free ASL Children’s Storytime

For our friends in the Boise, ID region: Did you know there is a FREE ASL children’s story time event each month? It takes place on the fourth Saturday of every month at 11:00 AM and is open to everyone of all ages. The event is hosted by ASL Expressions at the following location: 1843 N. […]

20 Years of Excellence

When Liz Mendoza joined NIS 20 years ago I knew a superstar had landed in our small and growing company. She had then, and has now, an uncommon passion for excellence. She cares deeply about her work, personal growth, and those organizations and individuals she associates herself with. I feel very fortunate to have had […]

Announcement: A ONE DEAF-WOMAN SHOW IN COLORADO

 A NIGHT of Improv with Trix Bruce: “WHOSE ASL IS IT?” You’ve heard of the TV Show “Whose line is it anyway?” right?  Now, it’s coming to a stage near you, only this time it’s in ASL!  With no practice, no preparation, using different ideas from the audience, and using people from audience, Trix will captivate you with […]

Incorporating Deaf Community Cultural Wealth in Your Teaching

Announcement from Paulette Sottak, SD ASLTA President: Flavia Fleischer, the daughter of Dr Larry Fleischer (may he rest in peace) is coming in town – SAN DIEGO – to give the workshop on “Incorporating Deaf Community Cultural Wealth in Your Teaching” on Sat., April 6 at Moores UCSD Cancer Center. San Diego American Sign Language […]

Being Prepared for the Worst (Active Shooter on the Job)

Interpreters, Recent school, mall, and other shooting incidents remind us of the need to be prepared for what are referred to as active shooter incidents. The U.S. Department of Homeland Security has developed materials to help people prepare for such incidents. The City of Houston’s Ready Houston program developed a video.  Please review the below […]

20 Years of Dedication

In the dynamic business world of today, it is not all that common, from my point of view, for someone to dedicate 20 years straight to a particular company. That being said, there is nothing common about our vice-president, Angela Jones, who, this month, reached the 20 year mark with NIS. I am so very […]