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Cultural Mediators, Interpreters, and Translators Spring 2024

Ended May 31, 2024

Full course description

Course Description

  • This course will introduce staff to expectations and requirements for in-house (DCSD staff) interpreters. Those who complete this course successfully will be added to the DCSD Approved Interpreter list.  
  • Lead Learner (Facilitator): Remy Rummel
  • Credit hour(s) and Type: 4 Hours Relicensure | Staff Development | Compliance

Requirements: To successfully complete this course, you must:

  • Complete all modules, including reading all material.
  • Score a 100% on the final quiz.
  • Submit a certificate of evidence that includes your passing score on an interpretation assessment from an outside testing agency.  Any fees associated with the assessment are the employee's responsibility unless otherwise notified. 
  • Complete the summative survey.


bullseye.pngTarget Audience

  • Bilingual Classified or Certified Staff
  • Required: Bilingual, evidence of bilingualism, and ability to interpret from English to a target language.
  • Open to Charter School Staff =  Yes
    • Charter Certified or Classified
    • Charter staff may interpret for Charter schools only.


worldTimeline Overview

  • Beginning of course: February 1, 2024
  • End of Course: May 31, 2024



Here are the outcomes for the course (what participants will walk away with from the course).

  • Understand the Colorado Department of Education Expectations
  • Understand legal and ethical obligations of interpreting for families with limited English proficiency
  • Qualify to be added to the DCSD Approved Interpreter list

*Approved interpreters must be employed by the DCSD at the time of interpretation.