2019-05-17. ATA’s Board of Directors recently approved the following mission statement: “ATA’s mission is to promote the recognition of professional translators and interpreters, to facilitate communication among its members, to establish standards of competence and ethics, to provide its members with professional development opportunities, and to advocate on behalf of the profession.” The statement, which draws from Article II of ATA’s Bylaws, offers members and the public a quick snapshot of both the vision and the function of the Association. https://www.atanet.org/docs/p_bylaws.pdf
2019-04-26. The Interpreters Division distinguished speaker for ATA 60th Annual Conference is Ms. Odilia Romero, General Binational Coordinator of the Binational Front of Indigenous Organizations. Her talk will cover the history of indigenous migration to the US and the struggle for recognition of indigenous people’s rights.
2019-04-23. ATA President wrote the Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts to request the creation of a public directory of federally-certified interpreters that all in need of interpreting can access.
2019-04-23. Upholding the standards is crucial for the provision of professional interpreters especially in courts. ATA President wrote the Texas House Judiciary in opposition of a proposal to lower interpreter passing scores on oral exam.
2019-04-04. The ATA Board will meet in Alexandria, Virginia, and all ATA members are welcome to attend the meeting. Listen to an ATA podcast for a behind-the-scenes look at an ATA Board meeting | Meet the members of the ATA Board of Directors.
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