Four pastel blocks make up the background: a red, a green, a blue and an orange. The neRID logo is on the left. The word Northeast Area Rep is in the red box; the words Vice-President are in the blue box; the word Treasurer is in the green box; the words Metro Area Rep are in the orange box. Also in the blue box is the word Nominations. All these words are in black text. Also in the orange box, in white letters, is the word Elections.

neRID Nominations Sought

Time to vote in an opportunity that is ALOT less stressful! Please submit your nominees for the neRID board positions of Vice-President, Treasurer, Metro Area Representative and Northeast Area Representative to Crystal Pierce at pastpresident@nebraskarid.org Please make sure, if you are not nominating yourself, that you have received permission from the individual you are wanting…

neRID Nebraska Town Hall meeting with (in black letters) RID Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf, Inc. (logo) Aug 15 9-10:30am & Aug 18 7-8:30pm (in black letters) all on a white background

RID Town Hall Meeting with neRID Members

RID is requesting state chapters to hold town hall Q&A sessions for their memberships regarding RID’s possible change to a professional organization (professionally accredited organization). Region 4 rep Deb Martinez and RID representative Carolyn Ball have agreed to attend meetings for neRID (and Nebraska interpreters and the Deaf community in general) regarding this possible change.…

Louisiana RID Virtual Conference

JUNE 20, 2020 You can attend this conference from the comfort of your home. Register online through LRID’s webpage, www.lrid.org Registration deadline is June 19, 2020 at 9:00 am Only those who register will receive an email prior to the conference with the instructions to sign-in for the workshop, PowerPoint material and the evaluation form.…

Spread Some Cheer!

From the University of Nebraska – Omaha Sign Language Interpreter Bachelor Degree Program: We have three students that will be missing out on their Pinning Ceremony and their graduation this year.  As you can imagine, many tears were shed.  The Pinning Ceremony is like a ‘rite of passage’ welcoming them into the profession. In this…

Live Panel for Deaf College Students

Live Student Panel Provided Strategies, Connections The National Deaf Center (NDC) is here to help. First and foremost, we recognize that deaf students need to meet and share strategies with each other in a supportive and accessible environment. With everyone at home, deaf students also are experiencing a loss of contact with their peer networks,…