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  • Interpreter & Translation Services

    Under state and federal law, all parents/guardians have the right to information about their child’s education in a language they can understand.   Title IV Regulations    Chapter 28A.642 RCW   Chapter 392-190 WAC

    Aberdeen School District provides interpreters and translators to help staff members communicate with families who speak a language other than English.


    Translator:  
    A person who converts a text to another language in writing.

    Interpreter: A person who orally converts the spoken word from one language to another.

    Interpreters and Bilingual Paraprofessionals or Teachers assist with the following:

    School events:   

    • Open House
    • Kindergarten Orientation
    • Enrollment
    • Parent-Teacher Conferences
    • Student Performance/ Behavior Meeting
    • IEP Meetings

      District:

    • District wide events
    • Translation of major district communications
    • District Newsletters/ Principals Message

    We translate:

    • School and district forms that parents need to complete, read, respond to, etc.
    • Important school and district information through letters, newsletters, announcements, etc.
    • School and district parent handbooks
    • School and district Parent Compact and Parent Involvement Policy
    • Any other type of documents that district or school personnel consider essential and vital for parents

    We DO NOT translate:

    •  Copyrighted material
    • Documents or portions of documents obtained from magazines, websites, newspapers or other organizations
    • Instructional materials (tests, homework, units of study, quizzes, etc.) for students or classroom use
    • Any Special Education Documents
    • Evaluation reports
    • Poetry, song lyrics