Continuing Education

Vancro offers workshops, trainings and mentorship opportunities.

Vancro is now an approved RID CMP Sponsor

Hi there! My name is Page Kirby, I am the Program Manager for Community Engagement and I run our continuing education program here at VIIS. We have an exciting announcement to share with you! We were recently approved by the Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf (RID) as a Certification Maintenance Program (CMP) sponsor. As you may already know, as part of our commitment to uplifting the interpreting community and the communities that we serve, we offer free workshops with CEUs to the interpreters on our roster. CMP sponsorship means that we will be able to process CEUs for our workshops in house for a faster turnaround time and will allow us to offer CEUs for a wider variety of workshops and trainings. As a CMP sponsor, we may also be able to provide CEUs for academic coursework and non-traditional activities. For more information on what types of activities may qualify for CEUs, you can reference RID’s website here. If you believe you have an activity that would qualify for CEUs and you would like to request processing or if you have any questions, please reach out to us at [email protected]. We look forward to learning with you!

Please see the list of continuing education opportunities and click on the links below for details and registration.

3 Easy Ways to Take Charge of Your Taxes as a Freelance Interpreter & Translator
On-Demand Webinar
Available 2/2/24 - 2/29/24

White, gray and red flyer with a photo of presenter Rosemary Bocian
Vancro Integrated Interpreting Services (VIIS) is an approved RID CMP sponsor for Continuing Education Activities. This workshop is offered for .1 CEU in the General Studies area at the “little to no” Content Knowledge level. Participants will receive a certificate of attendance. The target audience for this activity is: interpreters, SSPs and other independant contractors. As always, VIIS is committed to providing learning opportunities free from discrimination and bias.

ALLIES Conference 2024
March 1-3, 2024
Nashua, NH

Allies Conference flyer has black background with orange lettering.Centered at the top are the numbers 2024 on top of this year’s logo. The logo is the fingerspelled letters A-L-L-I-E-S. Each letter has multiple colors including yellow, red, purple, and blue. Underneath the logo is the word CONFERENCE. This text below: "Join us at this transformative weekend conference, where powerful conversations driven by real-world experiences and challenges await. Representing various intersectional communities, participants will come together to explore the pressing issues of power, privilege, social justice, and coexistence." Photos of the 4 facilitators are underneath that text. Each name is listed under their photos. Over each photo is the facilitator’s identity. DeafBlind Morrison is wearing a dark blazer with a white collared shirt. They have short dark hair, and a big smile. Deaf Niesha Washington-Shepard has her hair pulled back, has a big smile and is wearing a necklace with a blue and red dress and a blue over-shirt. CODA - MJ Grant has chin length blond hair and is wearing a scoop neck black shirt. She is sitting on a white chair. Hearing - Aaron Brace's picture is a headshot. He has a short salt and pepper beard and short dark hair. March 1 - 3, 2024 Registration - Early Bird by January 15, 2024 DeafBlind / Deaf/Coda - $75 Student - $100 Interpreters (CODA/Deaf/Hearing) - $275 There is a QR code next to the prices. On the left side: DoubleTree by Hilton Nashua 2 Somerset Pkwy Nashua NH 03063 (603) 886-1200 Special Rates under ALLIES Conference King Bed - $139, 2 Queen Beds - $139 In the middle is a picture of a calendar and a clock On the right side: SCHEDULE FRIDAY 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm SATURDAY 9:00 am - 12:00 pm 1:30 pm - 5:30 pm 7:00 - 9:00 pm SUNDAY 9:00 am - 12:00 pm For more info - contact Ivy Vélez, 2024 ALLIES Conference Chair @ Vancro is an approved RID CM sponsor for Continuing Education Activities. This workshop is offered for 1.5 CEUs in the Professional Studies/PPO area at the "Some" Content Knowledge level. Participants will receive a certificate of attendance. The target audience for this activity is: Interpreters. As always, Vancro is committed to offering educational opportunities free from discrimination and bias. At the bottom is the RID/ACET logo.
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Healthcare Interpreting: Do I Have What it Takes?
On-Demand Workshop
Available March 1 -31, 2024

White flyer with blue accents and text. There is a photo of presenter Randy Thuesen and a photo of a doctor conversing with a patient. Text reads Healthare interpreting: Do i have what it takes? Available on demand march 1 - 31, 2024. This recorded introductory workshop, presented in ASL, includes a basic overview of healthcare interpreting and the specialized knowledge and skills it requires. It also covers the Lattice developed by the CATIE Center, in which interpreters and students can track their progress on the way to becoming healthcare interpreters.
Registration Opening Soon!
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