Interpreters and Translators Conference


​The Humanities Unit proudly hosts its annual Interpreters and Translators Conference. The conference aims to support the equal access of culturally and linguistically diverse students and their families in the educational system. Districts and learning centers will learn how to create and enhance an interpretation unit at their sites.

Interpreters, translators, community liaisons, administrators, and multilingual staff will receive powerful tools and best practices to implement at educational meetings, learn about cultural diversity, share new and innovative technology and enhance their presentation skills.

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The Orange County Department of Education (OCDE), Instructional Services will grant the 2018 Interpretation and Translation Award of Distinction. This prestigious award recognizes interpreters, translators, community liaisons, clerks, secretaries, instructional assistants, family advocates, and all other bilingual paraprofessionals who are employed by an Orange County school district and have made significant contributions toward connecting cultures by providing effective interpretation and/or translation services. Two outstanding individuals among all nominees will be selected to receive the 2018 Interpretation and Translation Award of Distinction which will be presented at the Interpreters and Translators Conference on Friday, September 28, 2018 at the Orange County Department of Education.

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