Month: March 2016

ATA study program – week 1

By Sarah Symons Glegorio Translator | Spanish, Portuguese → English Introduction The first live online session of the OSTI ATA certificate study group kicked off with a round of introductions by all the attendees. In addition to the… Read More

Workers Compensation Rules Review

Recently, OSTI President Helen Eby met with the Workers Compensation Rules Committee and submitted an Interpreter Rules Clean proposal because the Compensation rules lack minimum requirements for interpreters. Under the current rules, any neighbor or friend can interpret…. Read More

ASTM: A framework for teamwork and quality in interpreting and translation

Thursday, May 19, 2016, 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 pm. Brown bag lunch. Free presentation. Space is limited. Click here to register Location: Oregon Health Authority Transformation Center Conference Room, 421 SW Oak St., Suite 775, Portland, OR 97204…. Read More

Hearing for new rules for healthcare interpreting

On March 15, 2016, OHA sent the following email out, which we reproduce, with attachments, with their permission: Dear HB2419 RAC and Interested Parties, Please see the attached Notice of Proposed Rulemaking Hearing for the HB2419 Rules. The… Read More

How Susanne passed the English to German ATA exam

Susanne Kraetschmer, an OSTI member, passed the ATA English to German certification exam that she took at the OSTI 2015 conference. We asked her how she prepared. You can find her profile in the OSTI member profiles! This… Read More

Translator and Interpreter Descriptions

In an effort to raise the public’s awareness of the role of translators, interpreters, transcriber-translators and terminologists, a group of leading professionals convened to draft an outreach document describing who we are, what we do, and how we… Read More

Interpreters and Translators: Worker Misclassification

On February 27, 2016, Trevor Leahy, from the Oregon Employment Department, gave a presentation titled “Worker Misclassification” to 45 attendees during a free event sponsored by OSTI in Beaverton. 2016 Employee Misclassification – OSTI Those present were surprised… Read More