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Aida Kuettle, MHS Faculty and ESOL District Coordinator, earns Arkansas Bilingual Interpreter Credential in Education


Posted Date: 02/10/2021

Aida Kuettle, MHS Faculty and ESOL District Coordinator, earns Arkansas Bilingual Interpreter Credential in Education

Aida Kuettle, MHS faculty and ESOL District Coordinator, earns an Arkansas Bilingual Interpreter Credential in Education.

Arkansas Bilingual Interpreter Credential in Education is a credential for bilingual professionals who provide interpretation services in educational settings that serve children from birth through 12th grade.

This credential is given to bilingual professionals who complete an intensive training course with the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville. ABICE is the first credential for oral bilingual interpreters in education in Arkansas.

Recipients of this credential must show language proficiency through a prerequisite oral language fluency assessment in English and the target language and pass a series of exams to demonstrate proficiency, fluency, accuracy, and extensive knowledge of the code of ethics while interpreting consecutively and simultaneously.

The Arkansas Bilingual Interpreter Credential in Education is recognized by both the Arkansas Department of Education and the Arkansas DHS Division of Child Care and Early Childhood Education. Yes