When requesting an interpreter:
- The interpreter can only perform functions related to the scheduled meeting.
- The role of the interpreter is to facilitate communication by converting from one language to another what is said by the Teacher of Record/ Local Educational Agency and the family. The interpreter is not permitted to answer questions on their own, analyze data, give suggestions, etc.
- Per compliance and monitoring, the interpreter is not permitted to read or summarize Parent Rights. The Teacher of Record/ Local Educational Agency must explain the rights to the parents.