Your Wellbeing is Important to Us


BMC Policy

In the interest of our health and safety, here is our current policy with regard to COVID-19.

Updates are changing daily, and various locations seem unaffected at this time. We will continue to monitor the situation and let everyone know if there is a need to cancel.

Meanwhile, if anyone has tested positive for the virus or if anyone shows symptoms of the virus, we ask that they inform us and not attend the seminar. We can discuss the financial resolution at that time.

Thank you for your patience and I assure you we will not take risks endangering your health and well being.

Take care and please wash your hands frequently. 



* Scheduled upcoming seminars below have been postponed in light of growing concerns around the spread of COVID-19. We are working to schedule new dates for these events and will notify everyone who has registered. We hope that you will be able to attend the rescheduled dates and you will be contacted when those dates are confirmed. If not, we will work out logistics regarding a refund or credit for future seminars.

Please refer back here for updates as we negotiate for rescheduling.


Your Wellbeing is Important to Us

The health and safety of there community is our priority. Here are some steps from there World Health Organization you can take to protect yourself from the new Coronavirus (COVID-19):

  • • Wash your hands frequently
  • • Maintain distance between yourself and those who are coughing or sneezing*
  • • Avoid touching eyes, nose, and mouth
  • • Cover your mouth and nose with your bent elbow or tissue when you cough or sneeze
  • • If you have fever, cough and difficulty breathing, seek medical care early



Based on the works of L.S. Vygotsky and others who have applied his theories to education, our approach is informed by these principles:

  • learning is fostered by participation in activities designed to nurture reflective practice
  • insights are revealed through dialogue and inquiry
  • collaboration with peers and mentors in a safe environment facilitates this process
  • the locus of control in the hands of the learner promotes self-discovery
  • cognition, emotion, and culture are interrelated and significantly impact learning

Our goal is to bring this model to interpreting communities that wish to discuss their work and value growth, that respect each learner’s zone of development, and that seek to provide the highest quality services to consumers. To this end, we offer a variety of holistic training approaches and formats that recognize and honor the diversity of our communities.

"Tell me, and I forget. Teach me, and I remember. Involve me, and I learn"

- Benjamin Franklin

Deaf Foundations Fund

The Deaf Foundations of Interpreting Seminar Series is offered for Deaf Interpreters. This specialized series is for Deaf Interpreters only.

Donations from the larger interpreting community and elsewhere help to defray the cost of providing these seminars to our Deaf Interpreter colleagues.

Click here to contribute.

Foundations of Interpreting

The Foundations of Interpreting Seminar Series provides insights into The Integrated Model of Interpreting and the processes we engage in while interpreting. More information on the series as well as a schedule of current seminars being offered: click here.

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Coronavirus Impact

Coronavirus Updates Pandemic impact is real.

That includes cancellation of some of our scheduled seminars and retreats.

Stay informed. Be safe.