This is your region

NAI Sunny Southeast Region is a group of interpreters from Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Mississippi, North Carolina, Puerto Rico, South Carolina, Tennessee, and Virgin Islands.

We believe that improving our interpretive skills will help us to reach our professional goals. The region selects a board that works hard to make sure that the NAI members have all they need for their professional organization at a regional level.

The biggest event of the year is our Annual Regional Workshop which is hosted at different locations every year. The 2021 workshop will be hosted virtually, April 12-14, 2021.

Other ways for interpreters to stay in touch and share experiences are the Sunny Southeast Facebook group and our blog.

We are always looking for people to get involved with NAI and help us improve this organization. If you would like to help us please contact us.

Do you have photos from the Regional Workshop? Please send them to the webmaster if you’re willing to share them on our website, and also feel free to share them in the Sunny Southeast Facebook group.

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Leading during a pandemic…in one word.

I reached out to fellow interpretive leaders across the country from front line managers to Executive Directors/CEO’s and posed this question: “Give me one word to describe being in leadership this past year.” Out of fifty-five responses there were very few duplicates with “resilient” leading the way with just three mentions. Let’s unpack a few … Continue reading Leading during a pandemic…in one word.


This past year brought many changes to how we engage with our audiences and keep relationships with our partners alive. One of the many quotes I have heard our director say this year is, “How can we pivot?” While the word pivot makes me think only of this Friends’ scene… The pivoting ingenuity (piv-enuity?) I’ve … Continue reading Pivot!!!

Technology and Interpretation: Making Your Case

Let’s face it, interpreters are asked to do all sorts of things. Tell campfire stories to 10 year olds. Explain complicated issues in understandable ways to adults and children alike. Interpret sites from a historical perspective while keeping pace with today’s values. Okay, those all fit the mold of what you might expect an interpreter … Continue reading Technology and Interpretation: Making Your Case

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