Table of contents

Welcome to the Interpreter Resources section of the Alaska State School for Deaf and Hard of Hearing website. This website is very extensive and cannot be digested in one sitting.  It is recommended that you take some quality time, bit-by-bit, and slowly discover the wealth of resources offered in this site. 


  • Educational interpreter
    In-depth study on the roles and responsibilities of the educational interpreter. Some of the topics covered include aspects of the IEP, language development, cognition, use of fingerspelling in educational settings, social interaction and more.
  • Linguistics
    Expounds upon American Sign Language. The information on this page will closely follow the format offered on the Evaluation Report to the EIPA.
  • Mentors
    VIEWS articles on mentoring, NCIEC's mentoring resources, links to skill enhancement activities that can be prescribed and a myriad of distance mentorship resources, using video and video phone technology.
  • Interpreter online resources
    Resources that promote and assist in the profession of interpreting.
  • Prep tools
    Resourceful links to dictionaries in specific categories to help you provide accurate interpretation. From geography to a visual dictionary and a site that explains how stuff works.
  • Print resources
    Links to reading resources to view in summary or purchase in entirety. Topics cover interpreting, linguistics, education and much more.
  • Skill building
    Looking for some quick skill building resources to take advantage of during your 15 minute break? This page is chock-full! There are links that will help you build both of your receptive and expressive performance skills.
  • Training
    Online distance training opportunities



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