Etna Project 2024

 

The Etna Project 2024

4 Sessions, April through December

Etna Project 2024 Dates

 

Dates for the Etna Project 2024 Retreat

First session - 4/18/24 - 4/21/24
Second session - 6/13/24 - 6/16/24
Third session - 9/12/24 - 9/15/24
Fourth session - 12/5/24 - 12/8/24
 

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Cost (Coda & Hearing)

Cost and Payment Schedule

Regular rate for Coda and Hearing Interpreters: $2,180
 
Payment options
1 payment of $2,180 due at registration (this option expires after April 1, 2024).
 
4 payments of $545 (automated payment through PayPal every 3 months).
Payment 1 ($545) when registering (this option expires after March 1, 2024).
Payment 2 ($545) 3 months after initial payment.
Payment 3 ($545) 3 months after Payment 2.
Payment 4 ($545) 3 months after Payment 3.
 
5 payments of $436 (automated payment through PayPal every 2 months).
Payment 1 ($436) when registering (this option expires after April 1, 2024).
Payment 2 ($436) 2 months after initial payment.
Payment 3 ($436) 2 months after Payment 2.
Payment 4 ($436) 2 months after Payment 3.
Payment 5 ($436) 2 months after Payment 4.
 
8 monthly payments of $272.50 (automated payment through PayPal every month).
Payment 1 ($272.50) when registering (this option expires after April 1, 2024).
Payment 2 ($272.50) 1 month after initial payment.
Payment 3 ($272.50) 1 month after Payment 2.
Payment 4 ($272.50) 1 month after Payment 3.
Payment 5 ($272.50) 1 month after Payment 4.
Payment 6 ($272.50) 1 month after Payment 5.
Payment 7 ($272.50) 1 month after Payment 6.
Payment 8 ($272.50) 1 month after Payment 7.
 
 

Cost (BIPOC or Deaf)

Cost and Payment Schedule

Rate Using Scholarships for BIPOC and Deaf Interpreters: $1,940
Deaf Interpreters and BIPOC interpreters may benefit from a $240 cut in total cost by self-identifying as such.
 
Payment options
1 payment of $1,940 due at registration (this option expires after April 1, 2024).
 
4 payments of $485 (automated payment through PayPal every 3 months).
Payment 1 ($485) when registering (this option expires after March 1, 2024).
Payment 2 ($485) 3 months after initial payment.
Payment 3 ($485) 3 months after Payment 2.
Payment 4 ($485) 3 months after Payment 3.
 
5 payments of $388 (automated payment through PayPal every 2 months).
Payment 1 ($388) when registering (this option expires after April 1, 2024).
Payment 2 ($388) 2 months after initial payment.
Payment 3 ($388) 2 months after Payment 2.
Payment 4 ($388) 2 months after Payment 3.
Payment 5 ($388) 2 months after Payment 4.
 
8 monthly payments of $242.50 (automated payment through PayPal every month).
Payment 1 ($242.50) when registering (this option expires after April 1, 2024).
Payment 2 ($242.50) 1 month after initial payment.
Payment 3 ($242.50) 1 month after Payment 2.
Payment 4 ($242.50) 1 month after Payment 3.
Payment 5 ($242.50) 1 month after Payment 4.
Payment 6 ($242.50) 1 month after Payment 5.
Payment 7 ($242.50) 1 month after Payment 6.
Payment 8 ($242.50) 1 month after Payment 7.
 

Betty M. Colonomos Bio

Betty Colonomos head shotBetty M. Colonomos, currently serving as Director of the Bilingual Mediation Center, is a fluent ASL/English bilingual. Her academic background is in Deaf Education/Speech Pathology (B.S.), Counseling (M.A.), Linguistics (Doctoral program). Betty holds the Masters Comprehensive Skills Certificate (MCSC) from RID. She was the second recipient of the Mary Stotler Award for excellence in Interpreter Education from CIT.

Betty has chaired and served on many national committees on standards and evaluation of interpreters and served as President of the Conference of Interpreter Trainers (CIT). Ms. Colonomos has authored and appeared in video materials on interpreting and she co-authored (with MJ Bienvenu) videos on Deaf Culture, ASL Facial Grammar, and ASL Numbers. She worked as an International Sign interpreter for numerous conferences worldwide. Betty also consults with schools and the legal system as an expert on linguistic and cultural issues impacting the Deaf Community.

Betty is the developer of the Integrated Model of Interpreting (IMI), which is the most widely used model in the U.S. for teaching cognitive processes in interpreting.

She teaches the Foundations of Interpreting Series for hearing, Coda and Deaf interpreters that combines study of the IMI with a Vygotskian approach to learning.

Betty is the creator of the Etna Project (2002 – present) held in New Hampshire and Maryland. The project is a series of retreats supporting a Community of Reflective Practitioners who are interpreters committed to their own growth as they seek to become agents for change in the field of interpreting.

Betty's accomplishments have been recognized yet again...

In 2022 Betty was honored to receive
the Excellence in Teach Award from CIT.
CIT Excellence in Teaching AwardIn 2022 she also received the
Outstanding Ally Award from the
Maryland Governor's Office of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing.

Alumni of the Etna Project

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C. A. McQuaid
Michelle Monahan
Michelle Monahan
M J Grant
M J Grant
Darcy Smith
Darcy Smith
Paola Morales
Paola Morales
Mary Ann Morehouse
Mary Ann Morehouse
Robb Remigio
Robb Remigio
Denise Safranec
Denise Safranec
Laurie Bolster
Laurie Bolster
Kelly Decker
Kelly Decker
Sirena Lemieux
Sirena Lemieux
Kathy Goodson
Kathy Goodson
Kate Eifler
Kate Eifler
Carolyn Lomeo Kropp
Carolyn Lomeo Kropp
Kari Bahl
Kari Bahl
Karen Kane-Levy
Karen Kane-Levy
Judy Kegl
Judy Kegl
Nancy Bender
Nancy Bender
Stephanie Young-Merchant
Stephanie Young-Merchant
Nathan Fowler
Nathan Fowler
Cara Schwartz
Cara Schwartz
Patty Moers-Patterson
Patty Moers-Patterson
Kristi Love-Cooper
Kristi Love-Cooper
Trudy Gilbert
Trudy Gilbert
Jack Hoza
Jack Hoza
Heather Anderson
Heather Anderson
Elle Langevin
Elle Langevin
Aaron Malgeri
Aaron Malgeri
Tim Kinsella
Tim Kinsella
Lori Tully
Lori Tully
Ingrid Nevar
Ingrid Nevar
Todd Tourville
Todd Tourville
Jillian Schleicher
Jillian Schleicher
Joanne Weiss
Joanne Weiss
Nick Dionne
Nick Dionne
Susan Wells
Susan Wells
Tim Mumm
Tim Mumm
Michael Labadie-Mendes
Michael Labadie-Mendes
Mary Jo Schwie Loughran
Mary Jo Schwie Loughran
Anna Perna
Anna Perna
Brenda Dencer
Brenda Dencer
Ann Swope
Ann Swope
Deb Martinez
Deb Martinez
Janice Wightman
Janice Wightman
Joan Wattman
Joan Wattman
Betty Colonomos
Betty Colonomos
Jane Hecker-Cain
Jane Hecker-Cain
Lisa Weems
Lisa Weems
Rebekka Halseth
Rebekka Halseth
Rebecca Phillips
Rebecca Phillips
Elaine Benson
Elaine Benson
Sarah Giordano
Sarah Giordano
Sallie Bruno
Sallie Bruno
Jennifer Stephenson
Jennifer Stephenson
Diana Markel
Diana Markel
Denise Martinez
Denise Martinez
Alice Harrigan
Alice Harrigan
Leslie Puzio
Leslie Puzio
Evonne Bilotta-Burke
Evonne Bilotta-Burke
Jennifer Wagner
Jennifer Wagner
Pamela Collins
Pamela Collins
Jen Kaika
Jen Kaika
Tina Cannon
Tina Cannon
Lori Civello
Lori Civello
Erin Harrison
Erin Harrison
Peter Filipowicz
Peter Filipowicz
Anne Braun
Anne Braun
Caity Cross Hansen
Caity Cross Hansen
Carol Fay
Carol Fay
Cass Kroener
Cass Kroener
Cheryl Ringel
Cheryl Ringel
Anthony Verdeja
Anthony Verdeja
Bethany Anderson
Bethany Anderson
Lynn Kohler
Lynn Kohler
Amy Williamson
Amy Williamson
Jen Raney
Jen Raney
Kendra Keller
Kendra Keller
Lianne Moccia
Lianne Moccia
Jeffrey Hardison
Jeffrey Hardison
Angela Hauser
Angela Hauser
David N. Evans
David N. Evans
Margaret Haberman
Margaret Haberman
Carmelle Cachero
Carmelle Cachero
Tristan Wright
Tristan Wright
Gary Thomas
Gary Thomas
Marina McIntire
Marina McIntire
Lisa Seaman
Lisa Seaman
Christine Pendley
Christine Pendley
Brooke Macnamara
Brooke Macnamara
Daniel Deluca
Daniel Deluca
Katie Lambe
Katie Lambe
Cindy Herbst
Cindy Herbst
Elisa Maroney
Elisa Maroney
Nicole Reynolds
Nicole Reynolds
David Pielick
David Pielick
Trisha Yachimsky
Trisha Yachimsky
Becky Stuckless
Becky Stuckless

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