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National Consortium of Interpreter Education Centers

"Six federally funded Interpreter Education Centers established the National Consortium in 2006 as a way to maximize expertise, leadership, and fiscal resources toward the shared goal of enhancing sign language interpreting education. Through collaboration among the Centers and with partnering organizations and individuals, we built effective practice foundations for the work that continues today."

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Described and Captioned Media Program

DCMP has a mission to promote and provide equal access to communication and learning for students who are blind, visually impaired, deaf, hard of hearing, or deaf-blind. Browse from a library of over 4,000 free-loan described and captioned media titles.

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Western Region Interpreter Education Center

WRIEC is dedicated to the provision of quality education and professional development opportunities to interpreters, educators, deaf consumers and rehabilitation personnel. WRIEC serves as a regional educational resource to interpreters, rehabilitation personnel, educators, and deaf consumers. It is committed to the provision of services that have demonstrated effectiveness. It is a collaboration of Western Oregon University (WOU) and El Camino College (ECC) with services emanating from both campuses.

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CATIE Center

The CATIE Center is one of the six centers working in partnership as the National Consortium of Interpreter Education Centers (NCIEC). It focuses on intensive training for novice and experienced interpreters and deaf mentors, health care interpreting, deaf self-advocacy training, deaf-blind initiative and training on video remote interpreting in vocational rehabilitation settings.

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Original, relevant, and timely content of interest to ASL and sign language interpreting students and practitioners, including introductory information about deafness and American Deaf Culture.

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