Month: July 2015

On First Taking the ATA Certification Exam

by Denise Fainberg, an OSTI member from Bend, Oregon On May 2, 2015, I entered a classroom at North Seattle Community College—not without some trepidation—to take the American Translators Association certification exam. A handful of aspirants of varying… Read More

Resources to support interpreting and translation quality

Today I received an email from a colleague saying she was having a conversation about the importance of backing up our message with research, poor outcomes,etc. The following materials are well researched and have references listed in the… Read More

Scams – how not to get taken in

Today I received an email from Manami Imaoka, an OSTI member: Today I received an email exactly like the one you were discussing the other day on the OSTI members listserv. Now I know for sure not to… Read More

Letter to Interpreting Stakeholders

At the June 18, 2015 Health Care Interpreters Stakeholders Session hosted by the Oregon Health Authority, Heidi Schmaltz, OSTI member, read the following letter. The Stakeholders present requested that it be distributed to all the Stakeholders. We publish… Read More

OSTI July Board meeting

The OSTI board met, and we have posted the minutes on the site. Plese check them here! OSTI Minutes july 6 2014.rvjul10HE