Alabama Interpreter Training and Regional Conferences Spring 2019 Calendar

Interpreting 101: Skill Building and Ethics for Interpreters (Online, Montgomery and Gadsden)

January 15 – February 23, 2019

Deep South Language Services’ 15-hour training on the basics of interpreting includes 4 evening webinars and one full day workshop which participants can choose to attend in Montgomery or Gadsden. Created for bilingual individuals interested in a career in interpreting and interpreters who have never had the opportunity for training. All languages welcome. Members of ITAA, PAMIT, and AMTESOL receive a $60 discount with code MEMBER.  More info:

AAIT Skill Building Workshop for State Court Oral Exam (Atlanta)

January 26-27, 2019

The Atlanta Interpreters and Translators Association presents a 2-day Skill Building Workshop in preparation for the State Court Oral Exam for Interpreter Certification. The goal of this workshop is to provide participants with hands-on practice in order to build and improve their sight, consecutive and simultaneous interpretation skills. More info:

Court Interpreting Practice Group (Online)

Starts January 2019

Weekly sessions through video chat to practice consecutive court interpreting for those who are preparing to take the state court interpreter oral exam. Schedule TBD. More info:

40 Hour Healthcare Interpreter Training Program (Birmingham)

Starts February 4, 2019

M&N Language Services’ Healthcare Interpreter Training Program will prepare bilingual individuals to work as effective, competent, and professional medical interpreters. The training will cover essential topics, such as interpreter roles and ethics, interpreting skills, medical terminology, etc.

This 40-hour healthcare interpreter training program will prepare participants to become nationally certified medical interpreters. This training is taught in English & Spanish. For more details, testimonials, and to register, please visit

Interpreters and Translators Association of Alabama (ITAA) Third Annual Conference (Huntsville)

March 30, 2019 

Join ITAA for engaging presentations on a variety of topics related to working as a professional interpreter and translator.  Enjoy networking with professionals from throughout the Southeast and connect with language services and training providers.

ITAA is happy to announce that our key note speaker at the 3rd Annual Conference will be the very talented Marjorie Bancroft from Cross-Cultural Communications. More info at

Atlanta Association of Interpreters and Translators (AAIT) Annual Conference (Atlanta)

April 13, 2019

The Atlanta Interpreters and Translators Association’s Annual Conference is an opportunity to learn from leaders in the industry and network with our colleagues in Georgia. More info:

Advanced Consecutive Interpreting Intensive Workshop (Birmingham)

April 27-28, 2019

This two-day intensive workshop will focus on building the skills that every interpreter needs to interpret accurately in the consecutive mode.  This workshop is all about practice, practice, practice! You will spend two days focused on methodology and small group work.  More info:

National Association of Judicial Interpreters and Translators (NAJIT) 40th Annual Conference (Nashville, TN)

May 17-19, 2019

The NAJIT conference offers an innovative and dynamic approach to learning while sparking your creativity, engaging you in thoughtful discussion, and connecting you with colleagues within the language profession.  Registration opens in early 2019:

Advanced Medical Interpreter Training (Huntsville)

May 25-26, 2019

Learn new skills and practice medical interpreting with a Certified Medical Interpreter. For English / Spanish interpreters who have basic training but would like to take their skills to the next level. More info: