Clearinghouse Resource

Title

Cultural Mediators, Translators, and Interpreters

Authors/Editors

Colorado Department of Education

Publisher(s)

Denver, CO: Colorado Department of Education

Source Information (Journal Title, Date, Length)

January 2011, 1 page

Description of Resource

This one page, brief document covers the similarities and differences between "cultural mediators," interpreters, and translators.  They define "cultural mediator" as "someone who helps translate between the culture of the school environment and the child's family." The author provides brief information on who can be a cultural mediator, how to locate one, and some of the tasks required of one. 

Languages

English

Availability

http://www.cde.state.co.us/cdesped/ta_culturalmediators