Free membership opportunity with National Association of Interpreters in Education (NAIE)

From RID:

“While this was shared on RID’s social media yesterday, we thought we’d also share this opportunity directly with the members of the IEIS (Interpreters in Educational and Instructional Settings Member Section).

If you have any questions about this, please contact NAIE directly at the address listed on this webpage: “

KAI-RID Board Nomination Opportunity

KAI-RID Call for Executive Board Nominations. We’re looking for President, Vice President, Treasurer, and District Representatives. Position descriptions can be found on the KAI-RID website via the Bylaws. Eligibility: President: Two years dual member in good standing or by petition with 33% of member support. All other positions: Dual members in good standing. Please submit a photo and professional bio (see page 2) to by April 27th, 2020. For more information go to or contact
Professional bio. Submit bios in both ASL and English versions. Please answer the following questions. 1. Briefly describe your training in becoming an interpreter. 2. How many years have you been in the field? 3. Describe how you see your background and experiences contributing to the future of KAI-RID. 4. Additional information you would like to share.

KAI-RID Ballot Results

KAI-RID Ballot Results

The balloting period on restructuring the governance of KAI-RID has ended. The votes break down as follows:

22.7 % dissolve the current structure and restructure under KAD with a Chair and/or Vice-Chair liaison

27.3% Dissolve the current structure and restructure under a District Rep-based organization

50% Continue with the current structure and explore restructuring and/or collaborating with KAD in the future

As you can see, the majority of votes are to maintain the current structure. All positions, with the exception of Secretary, are open. Another business meeting is being planned to continue the agenda from the June meeting. To maintain the governing structure, we need members to take on leadership roles. Please think deeply about this and watch for more information about the next business meeting.

Thanks and Go Chiefs!

KAI-RID is here for YOU!