West Virginia

NAIE State Ambassador

About State Ambassadors

Vacant – Contact Vice President at vicepresident@naiedu.org for more information

Date Information Last Verified

09/11/2020

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 3.5, State Test
  • Knowledge Verification:  Yes
  • Renewal Timeline:  N/A
  • Continuing Education:  N/A
  • Additional Comments:  Requirements for interpreters begin on p. 61 of documentation.  Certificate requires 36 semester hours of post-secondary education. There are two different provisional credentials.

Standards for Provisional Credential 

  • Is a provisional credential available?   Yes
  • What is required for the provisional credential?  Two types: (1) Restricted: 36 semester hours and 15 hours PD; (2) Initial: Restricted plus EIPA 3.0+, NAD 3+, RID, NIC, or QAS II+
  • 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.