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2020 ATI Winter Workshop, Yavapai County Courthouse, Prescott, AZ
January 17, 2020 @ 8:00 am - 1:00 pm
Presentation Title: Preparing for the Arizona Court Interpreters Credentialing Program (ACICP) Exam
Speakers: Judith Costello and Carlos Reyes
Kick off the new year with the ATI Winter Workshop in Prescott on Friday, January 17, 2020! Workshop attendees will have the unique opportunity to see the iconic Yavapai County Courthouse in action. We’ll also hear from Judith Costello, coordinator of court interpreters for Coconino County, and Carlos Reyes, lead court interpreter for Yavapai County. The workshop also includes a tour of the Prescott Courthouse Museum.
A light breakfast will be provided, and we’ll have a meetup nearby for lunch after the workshop.
Yavapai County Courthouse
Historical Courtroom, Room 301
120 S. Cortez St.
Prescott, AZ 86303
Free parking is available at the Granite Street Parking Garage, located at 135 S. Granite St., Prescott, AZ.
Judith Costello is the interpreter coordinator, Spanish interpreter and language access coordinator for the Coconino County and Flagstaff Municipal Courts. Previously she taught Spanish, Latin American Studies and Cinema Studies at NAU.
Carlos M. Reyes is the Lead Court Interpreter for the courts in Yavapai County, Arizona. He is an Arizona Credentialed Court Interpreter and has been an interpreter and translator since 2009.
With the need for court interpreters on the rise in the State of Arizona and the upcoming exam dates for the Arizona Court Interpreter Credentialing Program (ACICP), passing the state exam is vitally important for any interpreter looking to secure assignments in the courts or qualify for staff interpreter positions.
In this presentation, we will help you prepare for the Written Exam & Oral Proficiency interview portions of the Arizona Court Interpreter Credential Program. We will cover test-taking techniques, study tips, the format and content of the written exam, the ACICP oral exam, and tips and techniques to better prepare and pass the exam. You’ll come away with a clear understanding of what you need to know and where you can find it.