Clearinghouse Resource

Title

A Guide for School Staff: How to Effectively Use Interpreters for Parent-Teacher Conferences

Authors/Editors

International Student and Family Services
Howard County Public School System

Publisher(s)

Columbia, MD: International Student and Family Services, Howard County Public School System

Source Information (Journal Title, Date, Length)

2007, 2 pages

Description of Resource

This brief brochure describes the benefits of using certified interpreters and outlines information for working with interpreters during parent-teacher conferences to create the best environment, convey information, and provides suggestions for LEP parents. The brochure includes additional considerations for special education meetings and a short glossary of LEP terms.

Languages

English

Availability

http://www.hcpss.org/files/brochure_interpreters.pdf