Illinois

NAIE State Ambassador

About State Ambassadors

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Date Information Last Verified

8/31/20

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 3.5+, BEI
  • Knowledge Verification: Yes, Written for RID, EIPA, or BEI
  • Renewal Timeline: 5 Years
  • Continuing Education: 50 hours per cycle
  • Additional Comments: The license for education is different from the state license for community interpreters

Standards for Provisional Credential 

  • Is a provisional credential available? Yes
  • What is required for the provisional credential? EIPA 3.0+ and proof of education (multiple options)
  • How long can one hold a provisional credential? Up to 2 years

Interpreter Training Programs

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