Arkansas

NAIE State Ambassador

About State Ambassadors

Allyson Caruthers
arkansas@naiedu.org

Date Information Last Verified

08/28/2020

Contact info@naiedu.org to update or correct the information below. 

State Documentation

State Agency Website 

Standards for Permanent Credential

The standards listed below reflect the minimum requirements to work as an educational interpreter in this state.

  • Pre-Service Education:  High School Diploma or Equivalent
  • Skill Verification: RID, EIPA 3.0+, BEI, State Test
  • Knowledge Verification:  No
  • Renewal Timeline:  Annual
  • Continuing Education:  10 hours per renewal cycle
  • Additional Comments:  Advisory Board for Interpreters for the Deaf

Standards for Provisional Credential 

  • Is a provisional credential available?   Yes
  • What is required for the provisional credential?  EIPA 2.0+ or QAST 1
  • How long can one hold a provisional credential?    Three years

Interpreter Training Programs

For a list of currently available programs in your state visit the Conference of Interpreter Trainers (CIT) website.