December 1 and 2, 2017 Face to Face Meeting Minutes

CIT Face to Face Meeting

Agenda

December 1st, 2017

 

 

President Greer called the meeting or order at 6:55 pm

Roll Call Present: Leslie Greer, Kim Kurz, Jessica Bentley-Sassaman, Patty Lessard, Carole Lazorisak, Sarah Wheeler, Becca Minor and Janis Cole

  1. Excused absent: none
  2. Absent: none
  3. Late attendance: none
  4. Guests: Cindy Volk and Sharon M. Mendes and Christopher Robinson

President Greer:

  • Discussion of the PPM want to have it complete by December 15, 2017 so please provide your feedback to Jessica.
  • Discussion of June training on Power Privilege and Oppression and training the board. Discussion of the person who we offered the training to who turned it down.
  • We discussed what to do and how we should proceed with either dropping the training or finding a replacement. If we drop the training, then we will not have a face to face meeting in June.
  • Discussion of holding it until 2019 during the off conference year when thing are quiet.
  • Discussion of the Maryland School for the Deaf trainer
  • Legends and Legacies book discussion of the board signing parts of the book and recording it.

 

Vice President Kurz:

  • Mary Stotler award people can only know who the chair is, but the committee cannot be disclosed.

 

  • Kim will make an announcement about needs for nomination committee members at the GTC training

Treasurer Lessard:

WELLS FARGO:

CHECKING:  $30,215.95

SAVINGS:  $86,459.18

PAYPAL:  $87,870.65

 

  • Discussion of a Document/Record Retention Policy
  • Discussion of a Whistle Blower Policy.

 

Director’s Reports:

Communication Minor:

  • The post cards are ready to be sent out to all 130 ITPs. We do not have a complete list of the Deaf Studies programs.

 

Professional Development Lazorisak:

 

  • Poster Sessions – there is no security who can watch the tables with the books and equipment on them. Will see about putting them in a room instead of the hall way. We need to know how many posters that room will accommodate as the call for presenters is going out on March 15. The posters must be the same size Cindy Volk’s committee will discuss and determine the size.

 

 

 

Meeting adjourned by President Greer at 7:55pm Mountain.

 

 

CIT Online Meeting

Agenda

December 2, 2017

President Greer called the meeting to order at 7:04 pm

Roll Call Present: Leslie Greer, Kim Kurz, Jessica Bentley-Sassaman, Patty Lessard, Carole Lazorisak, Sarah Wheeler, Becca Minor and Janis Cole

  1. Excused absent: none
  2. Absent: none
  3. Late attendance: none
  4. Guests: none

President Greer:

  • Discussion of partnership with RID related to testing.
  • Discussion of our experience with GTC training.

Vice President Kurz

  • Discussion of the Tech positon and bringing that back.

Secretary Bentley-Sassaman:

  • Discussion of June retreat agenda Monday arrive, Tuesday strategic planning for diversity in the organization, Wednesday mentor discussions and other business and then Thursday leave.
  • Discussion for honorarium for the three consultants who will come Billy, Janice, and Rafael to Maryland.
  • Discussion of inviting the presidents or representative from various organizations to come to CIT and then having a panel for their organizations. The panel could be related to what their organization sees the need for interpreter educators to include for their populations. If they cannot make it to the conference would be nice to send a video.
  • Discussion of video recording the consultants talking about accommodating the needs and developing actives for the classroom for students of color/culture.
  • Discussion working with StreetLeverage on video recording the workshops at the CIT conference as the proceedings and then people who did not attend that training who want to watch the video can pay a nominal fee.

 

 

Director’s Reports:

Public Relations and Outreach Cole:

 

  • Special Interest Section – such as mentoring issues, research related issues, program management, etc.
  • Maybe an open form for the first time and then figure out what groups are needed.

Communication Minor

  • Announced that we were able to get a list of the Deaf Studies program from Dr. Sheryl Cooper.

Professional Development Lazorisak

  • Will change the due date for the call for presenters to March 15

 

Meeting adjourned by President Greer at 8:58 pm Mountain

 

Next meeting is January 3 11:30 -1:30 eastern time.

 

Respectfully Submitted By,

Jessica Bentley-Sassaman, Secretary