Professional Interpreter Development 

BIS is an RID Approved Sponsor of Continuing Education activities. We process Sponsor Initiated Activities, Participated Initiated Activities, College/University Coursework and Independent Studies. BIS staff Interpreters working 32 hours or more receive complimentary CEU processing as a benefit of employment.

Some past BIS workshops included:

  • Government interpreting etiquette and jargon

  • Medical terminology

  • Legal vocabulary and application

  • Code of professional ethics

  • First responders training

  • Emergency preparedness

  • Custom designed workshops

  • and so much more

To process your CEU(s), email Kathy Martin at or call (301) 587-8885.

Ethical Discussion Group

BIS’ Ethical Discussion Group is currently in-the-works. If you would like to be added to the EDG mailing list including updates and newsletters, please email us.