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Resources/Training for Interpreters

Boston University The Center for Study of Communication and the Deaf
School of Education
Boston University
One Silber Way
Boston, MA 02215
Robert Hoffmeister, Director
617-353-5191 voice and TTY, or e-mail rhoff@bu.edu
Web: http://www.bu.edu/cscd/

College of the Holy Cross
ASL/Deaf Studies Program
Stein 430
One College Street
Worcester, MA 01610-2395
John Pirone
508-762-1171 or jpirone@holycross.edu
Web: www.holycross.edu/departments/CISS/deafstudies/website/home.htm

Holyoke Community College
Deaf Studies Program
303 Homestead Ave
Holyoke, MA 01040
Claire Sanders, Chair
Phone: 413-552-2782 TTY
Email: csanders@hcc.edu
Web:www.hcc.edu

Northeastern University
American Sign Language Program
405 Meserve Hall
Northeastern University
Boston, MA 02115
Dennis Cokely, Director
Phone: 617-373-3064 V / 617-373-3067 TTY
E-mail: d.cokeley@neu.edu
Web: www.asl.neu.edu

National Interpreter Education Center
ATTN: Cathy Cogen, Director
405 Meserve Hall
Northeastern University
Boston, MA 02115
Phone: 617-373-3027 V / 857-366-4190 VP
E-mail: c.cogen@neu.edu
Web: www.northeastern.edu/niec/

Northern Essex Community College
Interpreter Training Program/Deaf Studies and American Sign Language Programs
100 Elliott Street
Haverhill, MA 01830
Luce Aubrey, Program Coordinator
Phone: 978-556-3662 or 978-241-7078 VP
E-mail: laubrey@necc.mass.edu
Web: www.necc.mass.edu

Northwestern Connecticut Community College
Collegiate Education for Deaf & Hard of Hearing
Northwestern Connecticut Community College
Park Place East, Winsted, CT 06098
Gary Greco, Director
(860) 469-3138 (voice/videophone)
Email: ggreco@nwcc.commnet.edu
Web: http://www.nwctc.commnet.edu/

Rochester Institute of Technology - National Technical Institute for the Deaf
ASL-English and Interpretation Education Program
Lyndon Baines Johnson Bldg. Room 3605 52 Lomb Memorial Drive
Rochester, NY 14623-5604
Dr. Kim Brown Kurz, Chairperson
Phone: (585) 475-6255 V or (585) 286-5511 VP
Web: http://ntidweb.rit.edu/ (NTID) or
http://www.ntid.rit.edu/academics/interpreting

University of NH at Manchester
Interpreter Training Program
Deaf Studies Program
400 Commercial Street
Manchester, NH. 03102
Jack Hoza, Director
Phone: 603-641-4143 Voice
603-622-4511 TTY
E-mail:
Web: http://www.unhm.unh.edu/

University of Southern Maine
Dept. of Linguistics
ASL/English Interpreting
65 Exeter Street
Portland, ME 04104
Brenda Schertz, ASL Program Director
207-766-7098 VP
E-mail: bschertz@usm.maine.edu
Web: http://www.usm.maine.edu/

 

State Level Screening for Interpreters

Massachusetts

Massachusetts Commission for Deaf and Hard of Hearing
Heidi L. Reed, Commissioner
600 Washington Street
Boston, MA 02111
617-740-1600 Voice or 866-470-2515 VP
Website: http://www.mass.gov/eohhs/gov/departments/mcdhh/

New Hampshire


Department of Education, Vocational Rehabilitation, Program for the Deaf & Hard of Hearing
Contact: Dee Clanton 603-271-3877 or e-mail HDClanton@ed.state.nh.us
Or Lynn Littlefield 603-271-3471 to be sent packet of information.
Please provide your address in any correspondence.

 

Professional Organizations


National RID, Inc.
333 Commerce St.
Alexandria. VA. 22314
703-838-0030
Website:

VT Interpreter Referral Service (VIRS)
VIRS@sover.net
28 Vernon St - Third Floor
Brattleboro, VT. 05301
800-639-1519 or (802) 254-3920
802-275-0104 VP

VT Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf (VTRID)
Cory Brunner and Kristal Hier, Co-Presidents
mail:president@vtrid.org
Website: http://www.vtrid.org/

 

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