NMAD is having a conference October 31 to November 2, 2014, in Rio Rancho at the Howard Johnson Hotel. There will also be a Halloween party there on October 31 hosted by the Duke Association of the Deaf.

Conference Flyer
Conference Schedule
Conference Registration
Halloween Party Flyer


Click on RID letter re: Educational Interpreter Standards to read the rest of this letter.

EIPA Written Test

The EIPA written test will be offered again this fall in Albuquerque on  November 8. 

Go to http://www.classroominterpreting.org/EIPA/standards/index.asp/ for information regarding test dates, when you can register, fees and knowledge standards

NMRID stands in strong support of the sign language interpreting practices board and professional licensure for interpreters in New Mexico as it exists.

Please see the New Mexico Commission for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing’s ‘Sign Language Interpreter Licensure: History and Purpose’ Fact Sheet http://www.cdhh.state.nm.us/pdf/factsheets/Interpreter-Licensure-History-Purpose.pdf

Please see the New Mexico Regulation & Licensing Department’s ‘Signed Language Interpreting Practices: FAQs’ and ‘Overview’ http://www.rld.state.nm.us/boards/Signed_Language_Interpreting_Practices_FAQs.aspx


Please see the Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf’s ‘Initiative’ on State Licensure


Other states that have also established licensure: Nebraska, New York, Wisconsin, Iowa, Illinois, Arizona, Maine, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Oregon, Michigan, and Kentucky



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P.O. Box 30611
Albuquerque, NM 87190

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