University of Northern Colorado Department of ASL & Interpreting Studies Campus Box 106 Greeley, CO 80639
M.A. in Deaf Education, Ohio State University, Columbus, OH
B.A. in Elementary Education, Ohio Dominican University, Columbus, OH
A.A.S. in Interpreting/Transliterating, Columbus State Community College, Columbus,
Teaches the foundational Demand-Control class, two Observation-Supervision courses,
and a service learning course for the ASL-English Interpretation program (online)
Nationally certified ASL-English Interpreter through the Registry of Interpreters
for the Deaf (IC/TC, CI and CT, Ed:K-12)
Master Mentor Program Certificate; committee chair for 2007 update of the RID Standard
Practice Paper on Mentoring
Field Consultant for Interpreter Education Programs infusing Demand-Control Schema
within their curricul; project directed by Robyn Dean and Robert Pollard for “Optimizing
and Disseminating Proven Reforms in Interpreter Education,” sponsored by the Fund
for the Improvement of Post-Secondary Education through the University of Rochester
Deaf Wellness Center.
Former president of the Ohio Chapter of the Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf.
Research/Areas of Interest
Parmir, J. (2015, Aug.). Interpreting in Education: Your Role in Transforming Practice.
Presentation with P. Brodie for the Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf Conference,
New Orleans, LA.
Parmir, J. (2011, Aug.). Emerging Issues for Interpreters in the K-12 Setting: Student
with Cochlear Implants. Presentation with P. Brodie for the Registry of Interpreters
for the Deaf Conference, Atlanta, GA.
Beuerlein, T.; Black, C.; Carrick, J.; Dearth, T.; Hill, K.; McKinney, S.; Miller,
S.; Parmir, J.; Petrucci, L.; Roark, M.; & Schmidt, D. (2011). 2011 Revision of the Ohio Guidelines for Educational Interpreters, Ohio Department of Education
Dean, R. K., Pollard, R. Q, Davis, J., Griffin, M., LaCava, C., Morrison, B., Parmir,
J., Smith, A., Storme, S. & Suback, L. (2004b). The demand-control schema: Effective
curricular implementation. In E. M. Maroney (Ed.), CIT: Still shining after 25 years
(pp. 145-161). (Proceedings of the 15th national Convention of the Conference of Interpreter
Trainers (CIT).) Monmouth, OR: CIT.
Parmir, J., (2002). The Interpreter as a Participant in the IEP Meeting, module 3. Interpreting and Sign Language Resources, Ohio School for the Deaf.
Ross, L., & Parmir, J. (2001). “Understanding Language and Culture by Degrees,” Proceedings of the RID 2001 Conference, RID Press.
Honors and Awards
2015 Ohio Chapter of the Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf President’s Award