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Jessica Claire
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Professional Summary

Sign Language Interpreter experienced in classroom settings and focused on conveying real-time information to deaf or hard of hearing clients. Successful at interpreting for meetings, interviews and conversations, as well as organizing supporting materials and compiling notes. Looking for a permanent role with room for advancement. Well-versed in interpreting for deaf and hard of hearing individuals within the school system. Focused on continuously improving skills in order to provide the best service. Skilled professional with demonstrated success in ASL and Signed English interpretation for deaf and deaf/blind. Well-organized and reliable in providing skilled interpretations with accuracy and efficiency. Gifted Interpreter with aptitude for conveying emotion, style and content of American sign language speakers. Bringing in-depth knowledge of cultural context and idiosyncrasies. Proven to provide translations quickly and accurately developed over 30 years-of experience. Skilled professional with demonstrated success in ASL and Signed English interpretation for the deaf. Well-organized and reliable in providing skilled interpretations with accuracy and efficiency.

Skills
  • Translation Accuracy
  • Extracurricular Activities
  • American Sign Language Proficient
  • Medical Assistance
  • Oral and Written Communications
  • Staff Education
  • Study Sessions
Work History
10/2020 to 06/2021
Sign Language Interpreter Spectrum Health Berrien Springs, MI,
  • Attended training programs to improve professional knowledge and interpretation skills.
  • Facilitated communication between deaf or hard of hearing individuals and Teachers.
  • Provided interpretation services for deaf and hard of hearing students.
  • Collaborated in planning meetings to better serve hard of hearing in speech therapy settings.
  • Carried out day-day-day duties accurately and efficiently In the classroom setting
  • Demonstrated respect, friendliness and willingness to help wherever needed.
09/1998 to 06/2003
Classroom ASL Interpreter Seminole CountyPublic Schools City, STATE,
  • Attended training programs to improve professional knowledge and interpretation skills.
  • Provided interpretation services for deaf and hard of hearing elementary and high school students..
  • Collaborated in planning meetings to better serve hard of hearing in classroom settings.
  • Facilitated communication between deaf or hard of hearing individuals and teachers.
  • Maintained message content, tone and emotion as closely as possible.
  • Stayed current on new expressions and cultural changes impacting language translation.
  • Attended deaf club meetings to provide accurate consecutive translations of conversations between members.
  • Carried out day-day-day duties accurately and efficiently.
  • Demonstrated respect, friendliness and willingness to help wherever needed.
08/1986 to 06/1997
Classroom Interpreter County College Of Morris City, STATE,
  • Provided oral interpretations for clients during special events, successfully maintaining pace with native speakers to deliver real-time comprehension.
  • Provided cultural input to speakers to help parties who did not speak similar languages communicate with and understand one another.
  • Maintained message content, tone and emotion as closely as possible.
  • Consulted specialized dictionaries, thesauruses and reference books to identify closest equivalents for nuanced terminology, words and phrases.
  • Completed precise translations of official documents with correct words and phrasing to meet legal standards.
  • Stayed current on new expressions and cultural changes impacting language translation.
  • Quickly learned new skills and applied them to daily tasks, improving efficiency and productivity.
  • Carried out day-day-day duties accurately and efficiently.
  • Demonstrated respect, friendliness and willingness to help wherever needed.
09/1985 to 06/1990
Classroom Interpreter Union County College City, STATE,
  • Provided oral interpretations for clients during special events, successfully maintaining pace with native speakers to deliver real-time comprehension.
  • Provided cultural input to speakers to help parties who did not speak similar languages communicate with and understand one another.
  • Maintained message content, tone and emotion as closely as possible.
  • Consulted specialized dictionaries, thesauruses and reference books to identify closest equivalents for nuanced terminology, words and phrases.
  • Stayed current on new expressions and cultural changes impacting language translation.
  • Carried out day-day-day duties accurately and efficiently.
  • Demonstrated respect, friendliness and willingness to help wherever needed.
Education
Expected in 06/1993 to to
No Degree: Coordinator of Religious Education
College of St Elizabeth - Morristown, NJ,
GPA:
Expected in 06/1972 to to
Associate of Arts: ASL Interpreter For The Deaf
Union County College - Cranford, NJ,
GPA:
Expected in 06/1969 to to
High School Diploma:
Villa Walsh Academy - Morristown, NJ,
GPA:

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • College of St Elizabeth
  • Union County College
  • Villa Walsh Academy

Job Titles Held:

  • Sign Language Interpreter
  • Classroom ASL Interpreter
  • Classroom Interpreter
  • Classroom Interpreter

Degrees

  • No Degree
  • Associate of Arts
  • High School Diploma

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