Date Information Last Verified: 03/12/2023

Standards for Permanent Credential

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

  • Pre-Service Education: Four Options: (1) 60 semester hours (2) AA/AS from an accredited college (3) 4 on the ACT WorkKeys or ParaPro test and a HS diploma (4) pass RID written test and a HS diploma
  • Skill Verification: RID, EIPA 3.5+, BEI
  • Knowledge Verification: No
  • 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. Cued Speech Interpreter TSC 3+ and National Intervener Certification E-portfolio (NICE) can also qualify for license. 

Standards for Provisional Credential

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

State Resources

For a list of current NAIE State Ambassadors click here.

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

Contact to update or correct the information above. 

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