ATA Exam Study Groups Organized by OSTI

Are you interested in becoming an ATA Certified Translator? Would you like some guidance and motivation to prepare for the exam? OSTI is organizing groups to practice, study and prepare for the ATA exam, which is offered in… Read More

Oregon Health Authority Survey

Dear OSTI Interpreter, The Oregon Health Authority’s Office of Equity and Inclusion (OHA-OEI) invites you to respond to this survey because it is interested in your perspective on the working conditions for interpreters. Survey responses will be analyzed for… Read More

Attention OSTI Voting Members – Elections, Bylaws Amendment and Referendum

  Dear All OSTI Members, As you know, we have an election coming up where we will be electing a President, a Director and a Secretary for a term of 2 years each. Candidate materials have already been… Read More

The Translators and Interpreters of Tomorrow: OSTI School Outreach

By Emily Safrin     I’ll admit it: despite my enthusiasm to accept an invitation to copresent on translation and interpreting (T&I) at a local high school, I was nervous. If my own high-school experience was any indication,… Read More

Notice of OSTI Board Meeting

Following is the Notice of the next OSTI Board Meeting: Date: January 25, 2017 Time: 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Place: Sylvan Heights Community Center 7600 SW Barnes Rd. Portland, OR 97225 This will be an in-person only… Read More

OSTI: Supporting All, Including a Vietnamese Interpreter in Eugene

By Bradley Owen My name is Bradley Owen and I am a new interpreter working in the Eugene/Springfield sister-city area in the lower Willamette Valley.  I moved to this beautiful multicultural community from the East Coast in 2014…. Read More

ASTM Standards Ensure Translation and Interpreting Quality

On May 19, 2016, Helen Eby, OSTI President, gave a presentation to stakeholders who are representative of the voters of an ASTM ballot. They included representatives from medical interpreting services clients and language services companies, and individual interpreting… Read More