January 25, 2020 Test Preparation Workshop (inclement weather date 2/8/20)

Where:           L.E.A.S.E.

Time:              8:30 – 9:00 Registration

                        9:00 – 3:00 Program

Presenter:       Paula Willig

Cost:               $15.00 per person covers the cost of materials, a.m. snack, and lunch

Credit:            CPDUs will be provided for 5 clock hours


Minimum of 5 participants required with a maximum of 40

Who Should Attend

Educational Interpreters and Teachers of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing

About the Presenter

Paula Willig is retired from John A. Logan College where she was an Associate Professor of Interpreter Preparation and the director of the program.  She was at the college for twenty years.  Before that she worked as a freelance interpreter and taught classes at the University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee and St. Louis Community college at Florissant Valley.

She has her Master of Science in Interpreter Education from McDaniel College and holds Comprehensive Skills Certification from the Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf, a Comprehensive License from the State of Missouri and a Master License from the State of Illinois.

About the Workshop

Taking this workshop will help to prepare you to test.  It can be followed up with an online workshop that focuses on skill building.  This workshop will cover the structure of the two available tests, what those tests are measuring, scaffolding and discourse mapping, and relaxation techniques.

Expected Outcomes:

Improve receptive and expressive sign language skills.  Prepare candidates for taking the EIPA or BEI.

Standard for Professional Learning:

Professional learning that increases educator effectiveness and results for all students aligns its outcomes with educator performance and student curriculum standards.

For more information contact Kathy Fox ( This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. )

Pre-registration is required by 1/16/20.

Workshop Cancellation Procedure:  Refunds will only be given for cancellations that occur five working days prior to the start of the workshop.  Registrations received but not cancelled will still be subject to the workshop fees.

Inclement Weather: If the weather is questionable, please check the Emergency Closing Center website (http://www.emergencyclosingcenter.com) or radio stations WLPO, 1220 AM in LaSalle-Peru (http://www.am1220wlpo.com/ ) for announcements.

Parking is available in front of the building and on both sides of Boyce Memorial Drive.  Please use front entrance.

Special Needs: Please notify LEASE if you require special accessibility or accommodations at this event.


Event Properties

Event date: 01-25-2020 9:00 am
Event End Date: 01-25-2020 3:00 pm
Available place 32
Cut off date 01-16-2020
Individual Price $15.00
Location L.E.A.S.E.