Please see below information regarding several court interpreter-related training and job opportunities that may be of interest:
- A six-hour Oral Skills Building II Bootcamp (Spanish-English) will be taught by Karen Borgenheimer, MFA, on Sunday, April 26, 2015 in Miami, Florida. This training program is designed to help qualified interpreters prepare for the State of Florida Court Interpreter Oral Performance Examination. Cost: $100.
See flyer for instructor bio, workshop overview, location details, and registration form. Please contact Karen Borgenheimer at (305) 490-9674 or email@example.com should you have further questions. Note: This workshop is not eligible for Continuing Interpreter Education credit as it is a preparatory activity for a state certification examination.
- The Ninth Judicial Circuit will hold six evening classes in Orlando, Florida during the period April 7 – April 28, 2015. This 2015 Inside the Courts is a free training opportunity that is open to everyone, and has been approved by the Court Interpreter Certification and Regulation Program for Continuing Interpreter Education (CIE) in the amount of 8.8 CIE credits (for participation at all sessions). The Continuing Education Activity Approval (CEAA) number is CEAA 15-0099. Workshop information and registration details are available online at: http://www.ninthcircuit.org/programs-services/inside-the-courts/. For related questions, please contact Julio Semino at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Continuing Interpreter Education credit for participation in individual sessions will be awarded as follows:
o From Designer to Prescription Drugs: 1.2 CIE Credits
o Drug Court: 1.0 CIE Credit
o Arrest, Bond, Sentencing: 1.2 CIE Credits
o Mental Health Court: 1.0 CIE credit
o Civil Process Issues: 2.2 CIE Credits
o Judicial Panel: 2.2 CIE Credits
· The Ninth Judicial Circuit has a job opening for a Spanish language court interpreter. The position will be based in Orlando and Kissimmee, Florida (Orange and Osceola County). The anticipated hire date is May 18, 2015. Additional position details and application information are posted online at: http://www.ninthcircuit.org/about/careers/court-interpreter-0.
· A number of additional staff court interpreter (Spanish and Haitian Creole) positions are open in several circuits throughout Florida. See following: http://www.flcourts.org/administration-funding/employment/. To download a State of Florida job application, see: State of Florida Application.
For further details, contact:
Senior Court Operations Consultant
Court Interpreter Certification and Regulation Program
Office of the State Courts Administrator
500 S. Duval Street
Tallahassee, FL 32399
Tel: (850) 922-5107
Fax: (850) 414-1342