Cultural Mediators, Translators, and Interpreters
Colorado Department of Education
Denver, CO: Colorado Department of Education
January 2011, 1 page
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.