Court Interpreter Program

Continuing Education

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


  • 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:

DVTA Annual Summit

September 14, 2019

Approved by the Delaware Court Interpreter Program for 6 possible CEUs, including 3 in Ethics.

The DVTA is very excited to host the 4th Annual East Coast Interpreters and Translators Summit to provide ongoing professional development and networking opportunities both for our membership and the interpreting and translation community at large.

For more information visit the 2019 East Coast Interpreters and Translators Summit page.