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Terp Talk: Mentoring Moments with Eastern NCRID

  • Wilson Community Colleg 902 Herring Avenue East, Rm E101 Wilson, NC, 27893 United States (map)

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 Terp Talk: Mentoring Moments with Eastern NCRID

Meet your Eastern NCRID regional committee!  Our collective experiences include educational interpreting, community freelance interpreting, owning and operating interpreting agencies, religious interpreting, and ITP education. This diverse committee is comprised of a newly certified interpreter and seasoned interpreters with 20-35 years of experience.  “Mentoring Moments with Eastern NCRID” Terp Talk will be facilitated by the Chair of the committee, Renee J. Moore.  We will discuss the organizational branches of RID/NCRID/Eastern NCRID, how the organization influences the interpreting profession, and how participants can become an agent of change in the profession.  Participants will have the opportunity of a Q & A segment with the Committee panel. Committee members are:  Renee J. Moore, Jessica Locke, Susan Runyon, Debbie Batts, Theresa Lott, Delia Liuzza, and Michelle Teague.

Interpreting Students and interpreters of all backgrounds, experiences, and certifications are encouraged to attend.

Terp Talks are conducted in a roundtable format of dialogue and facilitated learning opportunities.  These sessions are hosted by the Eastern regional committee of NCRID.  Terp Talks address a wide range of topics related to interpreting, Deaf culture, and shared interest to ultimately improve the quality of interpreting services provided to Deaf and Hearing consumers.  These sessions strive to also enhance the camaraderie among professional interpreters, interpreting students, and Deaf and Hearing consumers



 Renee J. Moore is nationally certified (RID: CI and CT) and has held a NC Interpreter and Transliterator License since 2005.  She has earned an Associate degree in Interpreter Education and a BFA degree in Art and Design.  With over 25 years of experience in the interpreting profession, Renee has been exposed to a broad spectrum of settings and opportunities that have enhanced her perspective as a presenter. 

She has the advantage of breadth of teaching experiences in the subjects of ASL, interpreting music, women’s Biblical studies and topics of fine arts.  Renee’s teaching approach is personable and encourages the learning benefit of sharing knowledge and wisdom gained through personal experiences.

Renee currently serves as Chair for the Eastern Regional Committee of NCRID.  She also volunteers and serves in leadership roles on boards associated with art organizations in Eastern North Carolina.  She is the owner/operator of Interpreting Connections, Inc. and RjM Artwork Studios.  One can view Renee’s curriculum vitae, which expounds her experiences and accomplishments, at