This workshop – “Building Relationships and Understanding Ethics in Educational Interpreting” – deals with ethics in interpreting that focuses specifically one educational interpreting. Interpreters will learn how to transition smoothly into a classroom making teachers feel less anxiety about having an adult in their classroom. The participants will learn techniques that help build a strong working relationship with other coworkers at the same time. The role of the interpreter is discussed in depth as well as how to approach others
about our role. The goal is to become empowered as professionals starting from the basics “Dressing for success” and leading you to some of our biggest challenges “Please do not interpret everything I say”.
This workshop also allows interpreters to practice expressive interpreting with a focus on affect and accuracy in the interpretation process. The goal is to increase the participant’s expressive skills by allowing them hands on practice while answering ethical questions related to educational interpreting.