Portland Community College | Portland, Oregon

IPT Instructor Qualifications Prior to June 2011:

Master’s Degree in Interpreting, Interpreter Education, Intercultural Relations, Deaf Education, Linguistics or related field.


Certification from the Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf (acceptable certifications: CSC, CI/CT or NIC) or certification from the ASLTA.

Current  membership in the Conference of Interpreter Trainers (CIT)

Minimum of three years experience teaching interpreting or American Sign Language in credit courses at the college level.

Native or near-native ASL proficiency.

Preferred:  Experience coordinating an academic program, including working with part-time faculty and developing curriculum.

Related Instruction:

Instructors who meet the above requirements are qualified to deliver all of the defined related instruction in this subject area.

Approved: January 2010