MARIE Sponsored Training Events

As of September 2016, the MARIE Center's website is no longer maintained.


MARIE was a resource center for interpreting and interpreting education that offered various training events. MARIE Sponsored Training Events were geared to the needs of practitioners, aspiring interpreters, educators, mentors, Deaf consumers and other stakeholders within the MARIE region.

Events Offered During the Expired Grant Cycle:


These programs are no longer offered.

  • Legal Interpreter Training Program was a 4-course online program that offered specialized coursework for ASL-English interpreters wanting to work in the legal system or become legally certified.
  • Webinars were 90 minute educational opportunities geared to specific stakeholders within the field of interpreting.
  • Leadership & Supervision Certificate Program  was a 4-course program that offered specialized coursework designed for individuals working in or aspiring to positions as lead interpreters, mentors, supervisors, or leaders within an interpreting system.
  • ASL Immersion created a visual based communication environment where aspiring and novice interpreters could improve their ASL communication skills. Participants worked with Deaf Mentors during real-life activities to apply new knowledge.
  • Deaf Advocacy Train-the-Trainer trained Deaf individuals to train other Deaf individuals and interpreters about deaf advocacy.