Andrew Harris

Andrew Harris

Education

Education
Aug 2006 - May 2011

Bachelor's

Rochester Institute of Technology

While attending the National Technical Institute for the Deaf at RIT I took a few interpreting electives, K-6 interpreting, K-12 interpreting and legal interpreting. I studied educational interpreting taught by Kevin Williams, co-founder of the EIPA. 

Work History

Work History
May 2005 - Present

Seasonal Grounds Employee

Ruth Mott Foundation

At the Applewood estate, I landscaped, designed gardens and led tours in English and ASL. I also performed general maintenance on equipment and performed clerical work including data collection and analysis from surveys and typed memos and used excel spreadsheet to enter data.

Dec 2010 - May 2011

Student Interpreter

BOCES #1 and #2

Through the practicum course at NTID, I worked at Norman Howard high school and Mendon High in Pittsford. I interpreted under the direct supervision of a mentoring interpreter in a variety of classes and situations. Including; math, English, science, social studies and writing.

Summary

My name is Andrew Harris, I graduated from the National Technical Institute for the Deaf at the Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, NY. I graduated in May with a bachelor's degree in ASL-English interpretation. I have taken educational interpreting electives and have had several months of experience, through my practicum courses, interpreting in high schools. I plan on taking the EIPA  and I would like to work in the educational interpreting field.

References

Deborah Elliott, Estate Manager - Ruth Mott Foundation- (810) 233-3031 delliott@rmfdn.org

Gilbert Ong, Adviser- Sigma Alpha Mu Fraternity – (585) 475-5593 qxocps@rit.edu

Kevin Williams, CI/CT – ASLIE Professor at NTID – (585) 475-5315 ktwnss@ntid.edu

Jennifer Gravitz, J.D., CI/CT – Professor at RIT – (585) 475-6846 jlgnge@rit.edu