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    • Friday, March 01, 2019
    • 4:00 PM
    • Saturday, March 02, 2019
    • 5:00 PM
    • Spartanburg Community College, 107 Community College Drive, Spartanburg, SC 29303
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    South Carolina Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf (SCRID) 50th Annual Conference

    March 1st and 2nd, 2019

    Spartanburg, South Carolina


    Registration opens on Black Friday (November 23rd, 2018)

    Individuals who are not SCRID members and do not seek CEU’s but are members of SCAD and wish to attend have been given a discounted rate in order to encourage more Deaf community participation. 


    Announcement below in American Sign Language (ASL) and subtitled in English:






    Presenters



    Howard Rosenblum

    Chief Executive Officer of the National Association of the Deaf (NAD)

    Howard A. Rosenblum started as the Chief Executive Officer of the NAD in April 2011 and also serves as an ex officio member of the NAD Board of Directors. He comes to the NAD after 22 years as a lawyer, focusing his practice on disability rights and special education law. For 9 years, he was a Senior Attorney at Equip for Equality, the Protection & Advocacy entity for Illinois. The previous ten years, he worked as an associate at Monahan & Cohen, and briefly as a legal counsel at Access Living, the center for independent living in Chicago. In 1997, he founded the Midwest Center on Law and the Deaf, and served as Board Chair until 2011. In 2010 and again in 2014, President Barack Obama appointed Mr. Rosenblum to serve on the United States Access Board. Mr. Rosenblum has a Bachelor of Science degree in computer engineering from the University of Arizona and a Juris Doctor degree from the Illinois Institute of Technology Chicago-Kent College of Law. Born and raised in Chicago, Rosenblum is a diehard fan of Chicago sports teams. He also enjoys traveling the world to meet deaf people in other countries and learning their sign languages.




    Phyllis Rogers

    Mentoring Program Lead at Gallaudet Interpreting Service 

    Ms. Rogers, MA, CSC, NIC-Master, SC:L,  received a BA in Communication from Marquette University and an MA in Deaf Education from Gallaudet University. She came to Gallaudet Interpreting Service as a staff interpreter in 1990.  In her 'spare" time, she has raised 8 adopted children who come from Brazil, Russia, China, Columbia, and Chile. In  Ms. Rogers has traveled widely, both during the process of international adoption and in support of the interests of her children who competed in ice skating theater, paralympic swimming, paralympic track and field and academic bowl.



    Conference Schedule


    Friday March 1 


    4:00pm - 6:00pm

    Mentoring Workshop (0.2 CEU)


    6:00pm - 7:00pm

    Dinner


    7:00pm - 9:00pm

    NAD Workshop (0.2 CEU)


    Saturday, March 2


    8:00-9:00AM

    Breakfast


    9:00am - 12:00pm

    Mentoring Part 2 (0.3 CEU)


    12:00pm - 2:00pm

    Lunch/Business Meeting


    2:00pm -5:00pm

    NAD Workshop Part 2 (0.3 CEU)


    5:15 Closing remarks, Conference concludes


    1.0 CEUs available


    Refund Policy:

    Refunds will be available in full upon request until January 31, 2019. After which, refunds requests will be considered for approval by the Board of Directors.


    Language Policy:

    SC RID Conferences are conducted using only American Sign Language. Attendees must adhere to the conference language policy at all times.

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