Welcome to Classroom Interpreting for deaf and hard of hearing students!
This site is designed to help educational teams in K – 12 settings support deaf and hard of hearing students who use educational interpreters to access education and social interaction. Other service providers, such as speech pathologists, social workers, and deaf educators, may find useful information on this site.
Administrators, teachers, classroom interpreters, parents, and students who are deaf or hard of hearing will find valuable information within this site.
Beginning on January 1, 2013 there will be an increase in fees for EIPA products. The new fee schedule is outlined below:
- EIPA Performance Assessment will be $310.00
- EIPA Pre-hire Assessment will be $100.00
- EIPA Cued-Speech Assessment will go to $350.00
- EIPA Written Test will go up to $200.00
Important announcement regarding the EIPA-Cued Speech Assessment:
Boys Town National Research Hospital will not be offering the Educational Interpreter Performance-Cued Speech, EIPA-CS, assessment during 2012. We will be working during 2012 to promote the EIPA-CS and will resume testing beginning January 1, 2013. If you would like information about the EIPA-CS please contact Frances J. Beaurivage at email@example.com
If you would like to take the EIPA-CS in 2013 we will be accepting names to our waiting list. To put your name on the waiting list contact Frances J. Beaurivage at firstname.lastname@example.org
Find valuable information about legal requirements, supervision, roles and responsibilities, hiring considerations, and state-of-the-art resources to support educational interpreting services.
Discover how classroom interpreters can affect and facilitate learning and language for deaf and hard of hearing students, the interpreter's role in the classroom and their responsibilities as a member of the educational team. Learn how teacher's can support the educational interpreter.
Find information about the importance of the classroom interpreter to your child’s education, ways you can support your child, your child’s rights under the Individual’s With Disability Act and No Child Left Behind, and resources to help your child succeed in the inclusive classroom setting
Learn about classroom interpreting and how it interacts with a student’s language and cognitive development, the role of the interpreter as a member of the educational team, the role of tutoring and other responsibilities that support a student’s learning, and continuing education opportunities for interpreters.
This test assesses interpreters’ understanding of information that is critical to working in an education setting.