Translation & Interpretation Unit

The Translation and Interpretation Unit aims to improve the way the NYC Department of Education communicates and engages with limited-English proficient parents of New York City school children.

The Unit provides New York City public schools and offices with an internal resource for accessing written translationon-site interpretation, and over-the-phone interpretation  services. 

The Unit is also responsible for spearheading all efforts related to language access, including, training and awareness of language access requirements and available resources, monitoring compliance, and oversight of earmarked, school-based translation funds.