2023-24 Interpreter/Translator Network


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Registration Closed.
Last Date to Register: 9/27/2023 12:01 AM
Last Date to Cancel: 9/24/2023 12:01 AM
Agency: CESA 2
Agency Contact: Brook Goralski-Cumbajin
Agency Assistant: Kayla Barr 262-473-1473
Location: Zoom Link
Facility: Web Link
9/27/2023 02:00 PM - 03:30 PM
11/29/2023 02:00 PM - 03:30 PM
1/24/2024 02:00 PM - 03:30 PM
4/3/2024 02:00 PM - 03:30 PM
Price: $495.00


Description: In addition to providing Immigrant and Multilingual Learners with high-quality teaching and learning experiences, school districts are required, to the extent practicable, to communicate with parents in a language they can understand. If a written translation is not provided, an oral interpretation should be made available whenever needed. As a result, the Interpreter/Translator Network will come together to discuss Wisconsin's K-12 Translation and Interpretation requirements, Build Staff Capacity, Network, Share Ideas, Resources, and explore practice-based case studies in addition to chapters from both (a) The Community Interpreter: An International Textbook, and (b) The Community Interpreter: An International Workbook. All materials will be provided. We look forward to exploring these topics with you!

This is registration pricing for non-members of the Title III Consortium. Consortium members who have not already done so should fill out this form to register for our Language & Culture Networks.

Cost: $495.00

Presenter: Brook Goralski-Cumbajin, Ph.D


About the Presenter:

Brook Goralski-Cumbajin, Ph.D. is a Title III, Language Acquisition, and Culture Consultant at CESA 2. For more than 20 years she worked as an educator, instructional coach, program coordinator, and curriculum developer serving Wisconsin’s linguistically and culturally diverse students and families. Brook is a certified PreK-12 ESL and Spanish teacher, Principal, and Director of Curriculum and Instruction. She earned her Ph.D. in Curriculum and Instruction and Second Language Acquisition at the University of Wisconsin, Madison and approaches consultation and collaboration via a growth mindset. She strives to foster the development of positive, reflective, and sustainable communities of practice that are committed to working towards social justice by connecting theory to practice and is driven by her passion for serving first-generation, low-income, and immigrant students and families.






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