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Language Access Laws for Educators during the COVID-19 Crisis

  • 03/18/2021
  • 7:30 PM - 8:30 PM
  • Live Online

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Workshop Description: This workshop aims to educate anyone who may work in school settings (teachers, administrators, nurses, mental health professionals, etc.) about the current applicable laws regarding language access and how they are to be properly dealt with in the current pandemic. It also aims to provide guidelines regarding best practices for remote interpreting in school settings given the current pandemic.

Time: Thursday, March 18 | 7:30pm - 8:30 pm Central Time

Presenter:  Dr. Holly Silvestri

Presenter bio: Dr. Holly Silvestri is the Senior Director of Translation, Training, and Curriculum at the National Center for Interpretation at the University of Arizona. She has been an educational interpreter for over 10 years and is also the chief executive officer of Linguistic Connections, LLC. She has taught in the degree program for Spanish translation and interpreting at the University of Arizona. Currently, she is working on a book with other co-authors that is designed as an advanced training textbook and workbook for interpreters in school settings. Her working languages are Spanish, French, and English.

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