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Nora Butler
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Professional Summary
Friendly, approachable, and enthusiastic American Sign Language (ASL) Interpreter with twenty years of specialization in the field. Appreciates a direct and negotiable form of communication with clients and colleagues. Maintains a professional demeanor.  Respects deaf consumers' preferences and works collaboratively with the client and team interpreter to provide the best interpretation.  Successful history of mentoring new and student interpreters.  Working toward becoming a formal mentor within the field of sign language interpreting.
Skills
  • Complex Problem Solving
  • Education and Training
  • Communication Skills
  • Active Listening
  • Collaborative Team Member
  • Mentoring
  • Cultural Awareness
  • Experience International Travel
Experience
04/2011 to Present
Video Interpreter Sorenson Communications - Tucson, AZ
Interpret for deaf and hearing callers nationwide in a variety of settings:  workshops,family, education, doctor, lawyer, and professional conference calls.
Provide clarity of the interpreting process and expansion to ensure the calls are rendered accurately.
Explain the video interpreting process to hearing callers to minimize disruption of the flow of conversation.
02/2011 to Present
Freelance Interpreter Community Outreach Program for the Deaf - Tucson, AZ
Interpret for deaf clients in a variety of community settings.
09/2006 to Present
Interpreter/Transliterator Sr. University of Arizona - Tucson, AZ
Interpret for university professors, students and staff in a variety of venues: classroom lectures, tutoring, employee in-service meetings, sporting events, tours, orientations, and commencements and performances.  Work with staff and freelance interpreters collaboratively.
Interpret for off site field trips and study abroad programs.
Mentor interpreter training program students from both Pima Community College and the University of Arizona.  Mentor working interpreters to improve skills.
Educate faculty and student body regarding the interpreting process on an ongoing basis.
08/2000 to 05/2006
Sign Language Interpreter Pima Community College - Tucson, AZ
Interpret for professors, college students and staff in a wide variety of classroom settings and public events.
Mentor ITP students and new interpreters.
Educate faculty and student body regarding the interpreting process.
08/1996 to 03/2000
Sign Language Interpreter Southeast Regional Cooperative - Tucson, AZ
Interpret for students in K-12 classroom settings.
Interpret for guest speakers and field trips.
Create list of deaf related informational websites for our office and parents of deaf children.
Education
05/2012
M.Ed.: Human Relations With Distinction
Northern Arizona University - Tucson, AZ
08/2006
Bachelor of Science in Education: Special Education and Rehabilitation, Deaf Studies, Emphasis in Cultural Anthropology
University of Arizona - Tucson, AZ
03/2006
Associate of Arts: Liberal Arts
Pima Community College - Tucson, AZ
Community Service
Tutor, English, International Rescue Committee (IRC).  2004
Volunteer ASL Teacher/Tutor, Arizona School for the Deaf and Blind Infirmary, 2004
Volunteer, Tucson Audubon Society, 2003
Volunteer Interpreter, Tucson Gay Pride, 2007, 2008, 2014
Volunteer Interpreter, National Association of the Deaf,  2014
Volunteer Interpreter, Northern Arizona Deaf Expo, 2014   
Volunteer Interpreter, No Ordinary Hero: Super Deafy Movie and Interview, 2015
Volunteer Interpreter/Mentor, Yoga, 2015
Volunteer Interpreter, Female Storytelling, Flycatcher, 2015
Languages
English, American Sign Language, Basic knowledge Portuguese/ Spanish
Affiliations
Member, National Association of the Deaf (NAD), 2001-Present
Member, Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf (RID), 2008-Present
Member, Arizona Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf (AzRID), 2010-Present
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Previous Companies:

  • Sorenson Communications
  • Community Outreach Program for the Deaf
  • University of Arizona

Previous Job Positions:

  • Video Interpreter
  • Freelance Interpreter
  • Interpreter
  • Transliterator Sr
  • Sign Language Interpreter

Schools:

  • Northern Arizona University
  • University of Arizona
  • Pima Community College

Level of Education:

  • M.Ed.
  • Bachelor of Science in Education
  • Associate of Arts

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