Supporting Families Through the Special Education Process: Training for Interpreters


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The maximum of 30 registrations has been reached.
Registration Closed.
Agency: CESA 2
Agency Contact: Julie Preman
Agency Assistant: Nicole Barlass 262.473.1447
Location: Zoom Link
Facility: Web Link
5/28/2020 08:30 AM - 02:00 PM

This event was rescheduled from April 28, 2020. Details found below are subject to change. Thank you for your understanding.

Presenters: Hector Portillo, Nicholas Mittnacht, Audrey Lesondak

Description: As a result of this training, participants can expect:

  • Increased knowledge of legal responsibilities and requirements related to translation and interpretation of special education, including specialized terms or concepts in special education and confidentiality
  • Increased skills to handle common ethical considerations
  • Increased knowledge of tools and resources for interpreters
  • Increased awareness of laws, regulations and policies related to the educational rights of students who are English Learners (ELs).

Participants will receive a certificate of completion that may be used to meet, in part, federal special education requirements related to “qualified” translators and interpreters.

Cost: No charge


Cancellation Policy: Registered participants will receive a refund if they cancel prior to 3 working days before an event, minus any material costs that have already been incurred. Cancellations must either be made on MyQuickReg or by emailing Because of our commitment to the presenter and the food vendor, participants who cancel less than 3 working days prior to the event or who do not attend the event, will be billed the full fee. CESA 2 reserves the right to cancel any event. Registered participants will be notified via phone and email if a cancellation occurs and will receive a full refund. 

Inclement Weather Policy: Every effort will be made to hold an event. CESA 2 will notify participants via email as soon as possible if an event has been cancelled due to weather conditions.

Disclaimer: CESA 2 will do its best to accommodate general dietary requests; if your dietary need is very specific or severe, you may want to bring your own lunch to ensure your comfort and health. CESA 2 does not assume liability for adverse reactions to food consumed or items one may come into contact with while eating at a CESA 2 event. If you have a dietary need or food allergy, please go into your MyQuickReg profile and update the special accommodations section. Notice of a special dietary need must be made 2 weeks in advance of the event.

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