Carly Flagg (she/her) served as an interpreter educator for 23 years, working at four ITPs including Pima Community College and Columbia College Chicago. She graduated from Gallaudet with a MA in Interpretation, and holds CI/CT from RID. Carly has also completed graduate work in Counseling at Northern Illinois University and is a Certified Compassion Fatigue Educator and Certified Professional Integration Coach. During the pandemic lockdown, she trained as a Coach through the Institute for Integrative Intelligence and is completing her final steps toward coaching certification. Carly recently became an endorsed PSCPI (Peer Support and Consultation Project for Interpreters) facilitator and is beginning the process to train as a Certified Nonviolent Communication educator. She continues to interpret in post-secondary educational settings, VRS, and mental health settings while offering coaching for interpreters and other service professionals. Living in Tucson with her husband and daughter, Carly calls herself a “serial hobbyist,” and loves sampling new creative and adventure activities. You can find her in her garden when the weather is cool, hiking a trail in the early morning, sewing cosplay outfits for her kid, meditating on her back porch, or reading a good story!