The Delaware State Courts will be closed on Monday, May 27, 2019 for Memorial Day. Justice of the Peace Courts 11 (New Castle County), 7 (Kent County) and 3 (Sussex County) will remain open.

Court Interpreter Program


Continuing Education


Introduction to the Court Interpreter Oral Exam in Wilmington, DE

Date: Saturday, May 18, 2019
Time: 10 am to 1:00 pm
Place: Route 9 Library/ 3022 New Castle Ave. New Castle, DE 19720/Scriptorium
Cost: Free
Bring pen and paper to take notes.

To reserve a seat contact 302-255-0166 or email Jennifer.Figueira@delaware.gov with your request. Space is limited. Priority will be given to Delaware interpreters and candidates. Please describe special accommodation needed in order to participate. Library is wheel chair accessible.

Class is full!

Ethics and Professional Responsibilities for Court Interpreters
Saturday June 8, 2019
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Route 9 Library/ 3022 New Castle Ave.
New Castle, DE 19720
Multi-purpose Room

View bio of guest speaker, Carla Mathers

Registration is closed. We cannot accept any more registrations. If your registration is in the mail and we receive it by May 24, 2019 your name will be placed on a waiting list. Registrations received after May 24, 2019 will be discarded along with check or money order, if any.

The Delaware Administrative Office of the Courts (AOC) is pleased to offer a 1/2-day Court Interpreter Workshop on Ethics and Professional Responsibilities for Court Interpreters. This class will be free of charge for interpreters listed in the current Delaware Court Interpreter Registry and $35 for all others interested, space permitting. This workshop will be comprised of 3.5 hours of lecture and practice. Delaware will grant 3.5 CE credits to attendees who successfully complete the workshop. This is a comprehensive training on the Code of Ethics, meant to achieve the following:

  • ✔ that interpreters carefully review and understand the contents of the code
  • ✔ that they acquire insights into applying its standards effectively
  • ✔ that the CIP and its interpreters collaborate in supporting the standards of practice

Sections:

  • What is ethics, professionalism
  • The Code, taking the oath to heart
  • Ethically challenging scenarios (including recorded material as evidence)
  • Group exercise/response analysis
  • Survey, Certificate of completion

Speakers: Jennifer Figueira, CMI- Delaware Court Interpreter Program Coordinator; Court Interpreter Certified in the states of DE, MD, PA, NJ; National Board Certified Medical Interpreter; Translator. Attendees will be encouraged to participate actively during this workshop.

The workshop will take place Saturday, June 8, 2019 at the Route 9 Library: 3022 New Castle Ave., New Castle, DE 19720 in the multipurpose room. Time is 11am-3pm. Please arrive at least 15 minutes early to check in. Cost is free for interpreters listed in the current Delaware Court Interpreter Registry and $35 for all other court interpreters interested, subject to space availability. Registration and fees for this workshop must be received by May 24, 2019. Registrants will receive a confirmation of acceptance. There may be a waiting list. To register, please detach the form below and return it with a check or money order, if due, payable to “State of Delaware”. If this event is cancelled or if you cancel your registration on or before May 24, 2019, payment received, if any, will be refunded. There may be no refund if you cancel after May 24, 2019 or if you fail to attend. Please mail form and payment to:

Administrative Office of the Courts, 405 N. King Street, Suite 507, Wilmington, Delaware 19801 Attention: Jennifer Figueira

For additional information contact the Delaware AOC at (302) 255-0166 or email: Jennifer.Figueira@delaware.gov

NAJIT 40th Annual Conference

Nashville, TN
May 17-19, 2019


For more information, please visit https://najit.org/najit2019/

The 2019 NAJIT conference has been approved by the Delaware Court Interpreter Program for continuing education. Delaware will grant a total of 14.5 possible CE credits. Please see pre-conference and main conference schedules at https://najit.org/najit2019/