Alaska Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf

2021 Alaska Educational Interpreters Conference

  • 26 Feb 2021
  • 5:00 PM
  • 28 Feb 2021
  • 5:00 PM
  • Zoom
  • 17


  • Open to all current Alaska RID members. Includes all weekend workshops 2/26 - 28/21 and CEUs.
  • Includes all weekend workshops
  • Deaf Interpreters who are interested in becoming certified. Attendance to all weekend workshops
  • Includes attendance to lecture on Friday evening February 26, 2021, 5:30 - 7:30PM
  • Includes attendance to workshops on Friday February 26, 2021 5:30 - 7:30PM
  • Includes weekend workshops 2/26 - 2/28/21 and CEUs
  • Includes weekend workshops and CEUs.

    Alaskans can join AKRID $25.00 for the year - cycle ends June 30, 2021. Become a member before registering and save $s!
  • Includes attendance to workshops and CEUs on Saturday & Sunday February 27-28, 2021.
  • Entry to Saturday afternoon training February 27, 2021 and CEUs
  • Includes attendance to a workshop on Saturday morning February 27, 2021.
  • Includes attendance to workshops and CEUs on Saturday February 27, 2021.
  • Includes attendance to workshops and CEUs on Sunday February 28, 2021.
  • Includes attendance to workshops and CEUs on Sunday February 28, 2021.

Registration is closed

Alaska Educational Interpreters Conference 2021!

Please join us in this Alaska Zoom conference!  

Interpreters who work less than 30 hours a week for a school district in Alaska must register for the conference through this website.

Interpreters who work 30 hours or more a week in Alaska please register with Tracy Pifer, pifer_tracy@asdk12.org  NOT on this registration site. 

Deaf interpreters, Alaska teachers, paraprofessionals and ASL Students are welcome to attend. Please register on this site.

ALL Registrations are completed online.  Payment includes CEUs.  Payment not accepted after the start time of each workshop.  

Deadline for Early Registration is February 12, 2021.

Cost for Entire Weekend Event 
-AKRID Members: $120.00
-Non-members/TASK-12: $160.00 
-Deaf Interpreters in Alaska: $45.00

-ASL 4 and beyond Students in Alaska: $45.00 

Cost for Individual Events (Alaska or TASK-12) with Early Registration:     

-Friday: $30

-Saturday Morning: $45

-Saturday Afternoon: $60
-Sunday: $45

Cost for Late Registration (February 13 - 25, 2021):

Registration ends Thursday February 25

Friday Only: $50
-Saturday Only: $175

-Sunday Only: $75

-Saturday & Sunday: $250

-Entire Weekend: $300

-Deaf Interpreters in Alaska: $45.00

-ASL 4 and beyond Students in Alaska: $45.00 

Register by February 8th to receive a conference goodie box!

Refund Policy:
There will be no penalty for cancellations received on or before Friday February 12, 2021. The full amount paid will be refunded. A cancellation fee of 50% of the registration costs will be applied for cancellations received after that time. No refund will be issued for cancellations received less than 10 days.

Schedule Summary:

FRIDAY - 02/26/2021
5:00-5:15PM   Welcome Social and Housekeeping details
5:15 -6:45PM  0.15 "Promoting Student-Centric Learning" Keynote by Corey Axelrod  0.15 CEUs

SATURDAY - 02/27/2021

8:45-9:00AM Opening & Announcements

9:00AM-12:00PM   “Into” and “Enter” what is the difference? Examining Structures to Improve Conceptualization by Wink   0.3 PS CEUs

12:00-1:00PM  Lunch Break

1:00- 3:00PM  (1/2 hour break) 3:30 - 5:30PM "Depiction in Interpreting: a Primer" by WInk

    0.3 PS CEUs

SUNDAY -  02/28/2021

8:45 -9:00AM Opening & Announcements

9:00AM-12:00PM "Modeling Visual Language in the Classroom" by Wink

12:00 - 12:30PM  Closing Ceremony

Trainings will be conducted in ASL.  Interpretation will be provided.  You can access by turning on your Zoom computer sound.

FULL SCHEDULE AND DETAILS available here (PDF files):

Schedule/Agenda of events 

Workshop Descriptions

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Alaska Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf strives to improve the interpreting community by offering numerous training opportunities and in-depth community involvement to better support Alaskan interpreters. 

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