CASLI Testing Overview, Updates, and Q&A
Date: January 9th, 2024
Time: 4-6pm PT
Cost: Free **
**Priority Registration for NVRID Members
**Non-Member Registration available after December 15th
CEUs/Certificate of Attendance:
- Only ACET Program CEUs will be offered
- ALL participants will receive Certificates of Attendance
The Center for the Assessment of Sign Language Interpreters (CASLI) develops the formal examination for RID's certification program for individuals who wish to pursue CDI or NIC credentials. Please join us for a presentation by Sean Furman, Director of Testing, on the different Certification exams that CASLI offers, the testing process, and recent updates that have been made.
This workshop is for non-certified interpreters and interpreting students.
Participants will be able to:
- Describe the exams that CASLI offers
- Describe the CASLI testing process/system
- Describe updates with the CASLI testing system
This presentation will be in ASL with no English interpretation
Sean Furman has been promoted as the Director of Testing for CASLI after being in the Testing Coordinator for more than two years. Sean enjoys the challenges that the position brings with the development of CASLI's new examinations and working with CASLI Board of Managers, Testing Committee, and other key stakeholders. It's never a dull moment within CASLI.
He is an alumni of Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT) / National Technical Institute for the Deaf (NTID) as he graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Film, Video & Animation and is currently working on a graduate degree at RIT in Communication, Service Leadership, and Management.
After moving to Arizona in 2002, Sean worked in various fields such as advocacy, education, interpreting and human service. In 2015, after 12 years of residing in Phoenix, Sean and his family moved back east to Rochester, NY where Sean worked at RIT/NTID in different roles of project management, customer service and as a supervisor working closely with students and others.
Sean has a strong passion for theatre, film, and giving back to the Deaf community as he has been heavily involved with different organizations over the years. During his free time, he enjoys spending time with his husband and their awesome triplets, going on adventures and exploring new things as well as the family's weekly "Movie Night". With Sean's multifarious experiences, he continues to enjoy tackling the challenges his role as Director of Testing brings.