Educational interpreters may use the resources below for professional development and as tools for supporting students.

MDE-LIO does not endorse the purchase or use of any non-State Board of Education-adopted commercial products. Products and services noted below are included for information only and their inclusion should not be interpreted as a recommendation of MDE-LIO.


Deaf/Hard of Hearing (DHH) Job Postings
This page features DHH-related job postings, including educational interpreter postings, from districts and organizations in Michigan.

Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs (LARA)
LARA’s website provides information on Michigan interpreter rules, certification information, the Michigan Online Interpreter System, and continuing education for interpreters.

Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf, Inc. (RID)
RID is a membership organization that includes professional interpreters and transliterators.

Michigan Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf (MIRID)
MIRID is the Michigan chapter of RID. MIRID offers workshops and information for interpreters working in Michigan.

Professional Guidelines for Interpreting in Educational Settings
This document, from the National Association of Interpreters in Education (NAIE), is part of a national effort to identify educational interpreting standards and considerations for interpreter qualifications, roles, responsibilities, and ethical conduct. The NAIE website offers additional resources and information about training for educational interpreters.

Boys Town National Research Hospital: Classroom Interpreting
This website contains information regarding educational interpreting for administrators, parents, teachers, and classroom interpreters. Also included is information about available trainings.

Classroom Interpreting Guide for Interpreters
This Gallaudet University guide helps interpreters understand how they can best support students who are DHH. To receive the guide, fill out a short survey and the guide will be emailed to you.

Classroom Interpreting Guide for Interpreters Working With Students who use Cochlear Implants
This guide from Gallaudet University helps interpreters who work with students who use cochlear implants. To receive the guide, fill out a short survey and the guide will be emailed to you.