Etna Project MD 2023

 

The Etna Project 2023

4 Sessions, April through November

NOTE: This retreat will be conducted in ASL, without interpretation. The campus will be an ASL-only environment.

If you need to talk (spoken word) with family or others on the phone, we ask that you do so in a way that is respectful of the ASL-only environment we wish to maintain throughout the series. We may establish a 'talking on the phone' space to minimize disruption of our agreed upon language for this retreat. If you think you are unable or unwilling to follow this language agreement, please do not register.

Prerequisite: Foundations Framework A and B (formerly Foundations I and II).

The Etna Project relies on participants having the 'framework' of how we look at interpreting, the cognitive processes, and how we talk about it. Please register only if you've taken Foundations Framework A and B (formerly Foundations I and II) in the last few years or have permission of the facilitator.

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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.

Cost

Payment Schedule

You will initiate a payment plan when you register. (Register by February 1, 2023 at 5pm Eastern for the early-bird rate.) BMC is using PayPal's subscription plan to divide your payments into 6 monthly payments of equal amounts.
After you register, you will be directed to a payment page to choose the payment plan that matches your registration. This is a required step in completing your registration.
 

Cost

Regular rate: $2,240
Registrations received February 1, 2023 after 5pm Eastern and later.
Payments: 1st payment starts your monthly plan. Subsequent payments occur each month for a total of SIX payments of $373.33.
 
Early-bird rate: $2,180
Registrations received before 5pm Eastern on February 1, 2023.
Payments: 1st payment starts your monthly plan. Subsequent payments occur each month for a total of SIX payments of $363.33.
 
Early-bird rate using BMC Scholarships for BIPOC and Deaf Interpreters: $1,940
Deaf Interpreters and BIPOC interpreters may benefit from the BMC scholarship program by self-identifying as such.
Payments: 1st payment starts your monthly plan. Subsequent payments occur each month for a total of SIX payments of $323.33.
 
 

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Nancy Bender
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Michael Labadie-Mendes
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Anna Perna
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Brenda Dencer
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Ann Swope
Ann Swope
Deb Martinez
Deb Martinez
Janice Wightman
Janice Wightman
Joan Wattman
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Betty Colonomos
Betty Colonomos
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Rebecca Phillips
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Denise Martinez
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Tina Cannon
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Lori Civello
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Erin Harrison
Peter Filipowicz
Peter Filipowicz
Anne Braun
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Caity Cross Hansen
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Carol Fay
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Cass Kroener
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Cheryl Ringel
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Anthony Verdeja
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Amy Williamson
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Kendra Keller
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Lianne Moccia
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Angela Hauser
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David N. Evans
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Margaret Haberman
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Tristan Wright
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Gary Thomas
Gary Thomas
Marina McIntire
Marina McIntire
Lisa Seaman
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Christine Pendley
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Brooke Macnamara
Brooke Macnamara
Daniel Deluca
Daniel Deluca
Katie Lambe
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Cindy Herbst
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Nicole Reynolds
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