Distance Learning Modules 2016 - 2017

The Educational Interpreter Project will offer free online modules to educational interpreters or teachers working in the state of Florida with students who are deaf or hard of hearing. Priority seating will be given to interpreters working full time in public schools in K - 12. 

Participation will be limited to insure an appropriate learning environment with individual attention.


IMPORTANT: Before you register for a module please take this questionnaire to see if online learning will be a good fit for you.


Registration for Online Modules

Please view our Online Module flyer or read the information on this page for course descriptions and syllabi before you use the registration link below.


          Register Here for Online Modules  

Earning CEUs (Continuing Education Units)

Participants which desire to earn CEUs through RID Programs (CMP and ACET) must complete the required PINRA form (Participant Initiated Non-RID Activity). 

  • All modules will earn credit in the Professional Studies area
  • Successful completion of all activities in the module will earn 0.25 CEUs per week
  • Exception:  Mentorship modules earn 0.4 CEUs per week
  • Submit your CEU request form to Shannon Simon, CMP Chair for FRID prior to the course start date

EIPA Written Test Preparation - Shannon Simon, Facilitator

Registration is open and there are no time limits to complete this course. 

This online module is designed to assist interpreters preparing to take the EIPA Written Test. Participants will learn and have practice tests on the 14 Knowledge Standards and the Code of Professional Conduct.  In addition, the module will provide suggested activities to improve English vocabulary and grammar skills.  


Special Note:  No CEUs offered for this module.  


Course Syllabus



Visual Phonics- Krista Elliott, Instructor  Coming in the Fall, 2017

Registration Opens TBA

What is Visual Phonics?  Participants will learn the 44 sounds of the English language and how to represent them visually with hand movements and symbols. This module will provide methods for implementing the use of Visual Phonics in the classroom as well as progress monitoring tools for tracking student progress.  


The Visual Phonics module is being offered in collaboration with the Resource Materials and Technology Center for the Deaf/Hard of Hearing (RMTC- D/HH) and participation is open to teachers and interpreters


Course Syllabus