• Related Organizations

    Texas Board for Evaluation of Interpreters (BEI): http://www.dars.state.tx.us/dhhs/bei.shtml
    This is the state agency which administers the certification exams for sign language interpreters.

    Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf (RID): www.rid.org
    This is the national professional organization for sign language interpreters. They also provide a national certification test.

    Texas Society of Interpreters for the Deaf (TSID): www.tsid.org
    This is the professional organization for sign language interpreters in Texas.

    The Deaf and Hard of Hearing Center: www.deaf-hh.org
    This is the local agency that provides a variety of services (including interpreting services) to persons who are d/Deaf or hard of hearing in the Coastal Bend area.

  • Contact Information

    Interpreter Preparation Program
    Health Sciences Building #2 - Room 238
    West Campus
    361-698-2813
    361-698-2809