IM this article to a friend!

December 12, 2005

Signs of Development Dec. 2005 Newsletter

From: Signs of Development - Dec 12, 2005

Happy Holidays from Signs of Development!!!

CEUs ASAP: Waiting ‘til the last minute? Don’t forget,
we will process CEUs up ’til the 31st at 11:59 p.m.!


*End of Year Sale!*

Signs has been committed to one goal, since opening our doors 7 years ago: Provide quality & cost effective professional development for interpreters, students, & educators. As we have grown, we have maintained our costs despite rising costs in supplies, materials, fuel, etc. and developed programs to meet all of your professional development needs.

To continue to bring you these quality programs, beginning January 1, 2006, the cost of purchasing CDs will increase to 11.95 per hour and SWAP credits to 6.95 per hour. These prices still represent a significant cost savings compared to attending on-site workshops: no travel costs, childcare concerns, or loss of work or substitute concerns. You enjoy and benefit from workshops in the convenience of your home or office on your own time and pace!

To give you an opportunity to purchase all of your 2006 professional development and CEU needs for 2006 at 2005 prices, we are offering you one last opportunity to purchase them at the current prices PLUS an additional 10% off of all CD WWWorkshops through December 24th, 2005. Order now to stock up on all of your professional development needs for 2006, SWAP your CDs and never have to pay another dime again for CEUs! Take advantage of this special offer today!


*Written & Performance Interpreting Study Groups Forming NOW* for January-May, 2006 ~ 2.0 CEUs Available for Participation

Join us and participate in study groups to prepare for a written or performance test—state assessments, EIPA, or NIC/RID. Signs of Development has a proven record of success with its comprehensive approach to preparing for these tests.

Study groups forming NOW to start January ‘06:

Written Test Study Groups

Generalist tests (NIC & CDI)

SC:L Written

Performance Study Groups including:

Readiness Assessments

Skill Gap Identification

Skill Activity Development

Signs’ Written Test study group curriculum qualifies for 2.0 CEUs for the eight unit courses. *EXCITING NEWS*: Candidates for CDI can utilize the credits earned to qualify for the credits needed to take the CDI (ethical and Deaf interpreting credits.)

Individual preparation and mentoring is also available!


*SWAP: Sharing WWWorkshops Accrue Points*

Loan your CD WWWorkshop to others who need CEUs including RID & state credentialed interpreters as well as ASLTA members and you accrue points you can redeem for *FREE *CD WWWorkshop!!! You can host a small group or large workshop showing your CD Rom to accrue your points quickly toward *FREE CD WWWorkshops*!!! What could be easier? Act now and get your CDs for 2006 at 2005 prices and start building your professional development library now!


*We’ve moved*: Check out our new look ~ we have redesigned our web pages and shopping cart in an effort to make your online experience a richer and more efficient experience. Take a look today at

We have also moved our business office complete with a couple of new staff members—help us welcome them:

Melanie Wiesman—Business Office Manager

Nicole Reynolds—Promotions Manager

Our new mailing address for all business correspondence including
SWAP and CEU paperwork is now:

PO Box 4850

Lago Vista, Texas 78645


*Special Holiday Gift from Signs of Development*

Make ANY purchase of Signs’ CD WWWorkshops, SWAP, posters, mentoring, study groups, etc. by the end of the year and receive a FREE presentation by David Bar-Tzur entitled “How do I interpret it if I don’t know what it means? Interpreting Religious Texts”! In the comment box on the order page, indicate “What does it mean?” as the discount code and we’ll include this fantastic presentation in your package. This presentation contains a segment for deaf interpreters to practice working from an interpretation as well! It’s a must see and it’s FREE for you thru the end of the year.

Contact us:

(866) ASL Sign—toll free

(928) 395– 1878—fax

PO Box 4850

Lago Vista, TX 78645