The New Hampshire Deaf and Hard of Hearing Education Initiative in collaboration with The Center for Research and Training at The Learning Center for the Deaf are pleased to offer a mentorship program for New Hampshire educational interpreters and mentors. The program will offer educational interpreters the chance to start working towards meeting New Hampshire’s educational interpreter requirements and to learn from experienced professionals through group and one-to-one mentoring.
Jeanne Reis will lead the mentorship program and she is the director of The Center for Research and Training at The Learning Center for the Deaf in Framingham, Massachusetts. In this capacity, Jeanne oversees CRT’s consultancies with schools, districts, and states on effective bilingual instruction practices. Jeanne also facilitates CRT’s partnerships with university principal investigators to advance research related to effective bilingual education using technology. She is currently project director at CRT for The American Sign Language (ASL) Vocabulary Resource and Video Library Project, a competitive contract with the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education. Over ten years ago, Jeanne established the first educational interpreter mentorship program (EIMP) in Massachusetts in partnership with a group of Deaf and hearing interpreter mentors. At Boston University, Jeanne has served as project coordinator and lead instructor of a series of educational interpreter institutes, funded by the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education. Jeanne is a graduate of the Master Mentor Program at the University of Colorado Boulder. She holds a bachelor’s degree in linguistics from the University of Southern Maine, and a master’s degree in education from Boston University.
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