Federal Interpreter Training on the Middle East

  • 08 Apr 2016
  • 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
  • 12810 Old Stage Rd. Chester, VA

DLA Aviation Richmond presents

"Federal Interpreter Training on the Middle East"

  Presented by Dr. Alan Penilla

0.6 CEUs in Professional Studies Offered  

WHEN: Friday, April 8, 2016

            8:00 AM - 4:00 PM


POC: Charlotte Bell Charlotte.Bell@dla.mil

LOCATION: Homewood Suites

12810 Old Stage Rd, Chester, VA 23836

Session Information: 

This workshop will enhance your skills, knowledge and vocabulary relating to the Middle East and the conflicts surrounding this region of the world and will be presented in spoken English. 

8:30-11:30AM - The Middle East: politics, religion, and history

1:00-4PM - The turmoil over Eastern Europe

Presenter Biography: Adan Penilla 

Dr. Adan Penilla NAD IV, NIC, CI/CT, and SC: L is employed at Sorenson Communications as an interpreter and also works at Colorado State University as an adjunct professor. He was an interpreter for the American Delegation at the World Federation of the Deaf (Vienna 1995). He has authored: The Middle East in ASL, Countries from Around the World in ASL, Cities from Around the World in ASL, Name Sign Properties in ASL, Quick Study Bar Charts in ASL (1st and 2nd ed.), and Signing for Dummies,  1st and 2nd edition. He has written several DVDs for Signs of Development. He is also legal trainer for Colorado RID. He presents on various topics throughout the United States. He has presented at the RID National Conference in 2011- Atlanta, Ga.  He has also presented at the RID National Conference in 2013- Indianapolis, Indiana.

CEUs:  VRID is an approved RID CMP Sponsor for Continuing Education Activities. This program is offered for 0.6 CEUs in the content area of professional studies. No partial session CEUs will be awarded. Late arrivals will not receive CEUs.

Reasonable Accommodations: If you require a reasonable accommodation for this event, please contact Charlotte Bell, Charlotte.Bell@dla.mil by April 1, 2016. Although requests for accommodations will be accepted after this date, VRID cannot guarantee the accommodation will be provided.

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