NAIE State Ambassador

About State Ambassadors

John Huddlestun – washington@naiedu.org

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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: High School Diploma or Equivalent
  • Skill Verification: RID, EIPA 3.5
  • Knowledge Verification: Yes
  • Renewal Timeline: N/A
  • Continuing Education: N/A
  • Additional Comments: As of the spring of 2021, Washington State has a focus group working on updating these standards.

Standards for Provisional Credential 

  • Is a provisional credential available? Yes
  • What is required for the provisional credential? Documented Effort to Improve
  • How long can one hold a provisional credential? 1.5 Years

Interpreter Training Programs

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