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ERIC Number: ED509225
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2000
Pages: 2
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: 0
Hiring a Qualified Interpreter. NETAC Teacher Tipsheet
Downs, Sharon; West, John; Mile, Shana Kirksey
Northeast Technical Assistance Center (NETAC), Rochester Institute of Technology
Finding good help is difficult enough these days, but trying to hire a qualified sign language interpreter can be especially difficult if you don't know what to look for. This paper provides some ideas that may help in your search. These include such considerations as using an interpreter referral agency versus direct hiring and certification and screening systems.
Northeast Technical Assistance Center (NETAC). National Technical Institute for the Deaf, 52 Lomb Memorial Drive, Rochester, NY 14623-5604. Tel: 585-475-6433; Fax: 585-475-7660; e-mail:; Web site:
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers
Language: English
Sponsor: Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services (ED)
Authoring Institution: Rochester Institute of Technology, Northeast Technical Assistance Center(NETAC)