Educational Interpreting

for Educational Interpreters

The workshop will provide interpreters working in a K-12 educational setting an ethical, safe, and informative environment for learning and discussion. Discussion and lectures will focus on some basic key issues we all face in an educational setting. The presenter, along with participants, will be a part of lecture and discussions pertaining to various solutions within these settings. The group environment allows participants an opportunity to offer suggestions and receive feedback from individuals with various points of view.

Strategies, Theories, Concepts, and Topics of Discussion

  • Cross Cultural/Linguistic Mediation and Equivalence with Explicit Language
  • Conflicts with Staff, Teachers or Students
  • General Best Practices
  • Self Advocacy/Repetitive Motion/Strain Injury/Self Care
  • Effective Use of Down Time
  • Raising the Bar as Professionals
  • Roles and Responsibilities of an Educational Interpreter
  • The Code of Professional Conduct and How it Applies to Educational Interpreters

Length of Workshop

4-7 Hours