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Interpreters in the Special Education Field: Building Cultural Bridges

This one day training is designed to equip interpreters with a baseline of special education knowledge and interpreting ethics. Delivered in five modules, each module has associated resources and assessment activities. This program is focused on Spanish/English interpreting. 

  • Module 1: Special Education in Indiana introduces the basics of special education process and Article 7.
  • Module 2: The Individualized Education Program familiarizes interpreters with the form, content, and implementation of an IEP.
  • Module 3: Special Education Terminology presents authoritative vocabulary for special education-specific terminology.
  • Module 4: Ethics for Interpreters discusses confidentiality and conflict of interest among other considerations for serving as a professional, qualified interpreter.
  • Module 5: Skills in Action establishes that interpreters who successfully complete the training have a standard of competence in their interpreting in the special education field.

Friday, May 12, 2017 - 8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. EDT

Tri-Central Community Schools
4774 N 200 W
Sharpsville, IN  46068

Participation in this workshop is by special invitation only.  If you are interested in more information about this training, please contact Jane Fuentes at (574) 234-7101 or (800) 332-4433. This training is being presented by Jane Fuentes, Interpreter Training Coordinator, Bilingual Program Specialist.