Program is full. ASL and Spanish Immersion Programs will be held June 27-30, 2013 in beautiful Puerto Rico.

Attention ASL/Spanish/English Interpreters: If you would like to be listed in the Directory of Interpreters Working in Spanish Influenced Settings, please visit Mano a Mano’s homepage  and click on the “Join the Interpreter Directory” link.  This nationwide directory was developed through collaboration between Mano a Mano and the National Task Force on Trilingual Interpreting to assist with connecting local trilingual interpreters and businesses in need of their services.

National Task Force on Trilingual Interpreting Projects

In early 2011, the National Task Force on Trilingual Interpreting was established. Comprised of 14 representatives from the Latino Deaf Community, trilingual interpreting community, and the National Consortium of Interpreter Education Centers, the Task Force is charged with increasing the number of qualified interpreters able to interpret between English, ASL and Spanish. It will accomplish this goal by enhancing leadership and awareness, determining effective practices around trilingual interpreting and providing educational opportunities and resources.  Over a five-year period, the Task Force will actively guide the work of the following projects:

  • Development and implementation of leadership training for trilingual interpreters and Latino Deaf individuals
  • Publication of a vetted slate of competencies and skills specific to English/Spanish/ASL interpreting. Activities include conducting focus groups, completing a literature review, reviewing curricula and related materials, and distributing surveys
  • Provision of technical assistance and resources to trilingual stakeholders and interpreter educators regarding trilingual interpreting. Activities include a dedicated webpage, presentations at conferences and translation of key interpreter education materials
  • Development of new trilingual interpreting curricula
  • Determination of the feasibility of  ASL and Spanish Immersion programs
  • Availability of online and onsite trilingual interpreter training
  • Publication of a Standard Practice Paper and other articles that define and promote trilingual interpreting

Task Force resources, activities, and updates will be provided on the Mano a Mano website.

  • Contact

    Regional Interpreter Education Center
    American Sign Language Program
    405 Meserve Hall
    Northeastern University
    Boston, MA 02115
    617-373-8262 voice
    857.366.4195 VP and voice
    617-373-3065 fax

    Northeastern University Regional Interpreter Education Center