2010 Interpreter Training Program

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March 12-13, 2010 РCAMP KALEO  

The Georgia Baptist Conference of the Deaf ITP will offer one course for all interested interpreters and Deaf leaders at Camp Kaleo near Forsyth, Georgia, on Friday, March 12 and Saturday, March 13, 2010. The course will begin on Friday afternoon. All persons taking an ITP course are asked to arrive on Friday afternoon between 2:00-3:00 p.m. You will receive one (1) CEU for the full ten hours. Please be sure to bring your own linens, as Camp Kaleo does NOT provide them.

The course offered will be: ‚ÄúDeaf Culture‚ÄĚ ‚Ķ 5 aspects – Language and Traditions; Rules of Social Interaction; Values; Group Norms; Identity. Participants in this Workshop will have interaction among each other and with the instruction‚Äôs guide on activities to further their knowledge in linguistics of ASL and awareness in Deaf Culture.¬†

  • Handouts
  • Powerpoint Presentation
  • Drawing Board or Flip Chart
  • Evaluation Form at the end of the Conference

‚ÄúDeaf Culture‚ÄĚ ‚Ķ 5 aspects – Language and Traditions; Rules of Social Interaction; Values; Group Norms; Identity. will be taught by Amy Peterson. Amy is currently the Communiaction Specialist at Bailey Deaf Unit at Greil Memorial Psychiatric Hospital in Montgomery, AL. She holds CDI and a provisional certification in ASLTA. She obtains her bachelor degree in Elementary Education with concentration in Deaf Education from Jacksonville State University. Currently, Amy is taking graduate classes to obtain a Masters in Education ‚Äď Adult Learning. Amy is an Adjunct Instructor at Troy University for the Interpreter Training Program. She is teaching ASL and ASL Linguistics. She lives in Prattville, AL with her husband, Jimmy and 2 girls, Mary Ann and Elizabeth.

The class schedule is:

  • Friday afternoon – 2:00 – 9:00 p.m.
  • Saturday – 7:30 – 4:00 p.m.

 The North American Mission Board is an Approved RID CMP Sponsor for Continuing Education Activities. This Professional program is offered for 1 CEU at the Intermediate Content Knowledge Level.                                                                                                                               

 Important Notices:

**Please bring your own linens to Camp Kaleo**

Standard Registration is $75.00, which includes the Conference with Lodging at Camp Kaleo and all Meals.

Commuter Registration is $65.00, which includes the Conference and Meals only. This does NOT include lodging.

Please note: If you are planning at staying at a hotel off Camp Kaleo property,

Sorry…children cannot attend the classes. There is no childcare provided.

Refund/Cancellation Policy: 

  1. A full refund will be issued for cancellations made 60 days before the ITP date.
  2. A 50% refund will be issued for 59-30 days before the ITP date.
  3. No refund will be issued for cancellations made less than 30 days before the ITP date.

If you have any questions regarding this ITP class this spring, please contact:

Tim Spraggins, GBCD ITP Coordinator at cell 229-881-1067, home/TTY/VP 229-434-0677, or email trs0578@aol.com.

Register before March 2, 2010.

For registration questions contact:

  • Stephanie Godoy at 770-936-5217,
  • Video Phone 678-999-2766¬†
  • email sgodoy@gabaptist.org

Map to Camp Kaleo


  Provided by Intercultural Church Planting and Missions Ministries of the Georgia Baptist Convention

6405 Sugarloaf Parkway, Duluth, GA  30097-4092

Supported by The Cooperative Program, State Missions Offering and
Annie Armstrong Easter Offering

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