Tennessee

NAIE State Ambassador

About State Ambassadors

Danielle Petersen- tennessee@naiedu.org

Date Information Last Verified

07/27/2020

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

State Documentation

Additional State Documentation
Additional 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: BA/BS Degree
  • Skill Verification:  RID, EIPA 3.5
  • Knowledge Verification: RID or EIPA Written
  • Renewal Timeline: 7 Years
  • Continuing Education: 120 Hours every seven years
  • Additional Comments: EIPA score not more than five years old

Standards for Provisional Credential 

  • Is a provisional credential available? Yes
  • What is required for the provisional credential? AA/AS (2021 and later), EIPA:WT, EIPA 3.0+
  • How long can one hold a provisional credential? Undefined

Interpreter Training Programs

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