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K12Translate Presents Webinar, "Avoiding the Top 8 Language Traps: Planning Multilingual Communication for Your District"


K12Translate, the nationís leading professional, online translation service for school districts and educational institutes, will present a webinar that focuses on meeting how scholastic institutions can best meet the communications needs of LEP and ESL parents.

When: Tuesday, April 6, 2010 at 11:30am PST

- Lillian Tsai, President of TsaiComm
- Prakalpa Bastianpillai, Director Client Services, viaLanguage
- Moderator: Leslie Iburg, viaLanguage

With over 20% of the U.S. population speaking a language other than English, parents of LEP students cannot be expected to understand the plethora of notices, permissions, and handbooks that are distributed by US schools. The problem impacts scholastic performance, health and safety, in addition to increasing costs for schools nationwide. During ongoing budgetary challenges faced by schools today, the quest for cost-effective quality translation is paramount. In this webinar audiences will gain an understanding of:

- How to avoid eight translation traps that decrease the effectiveness of your multilingual communications

- Tips for improving quality Ė including literacy and cultural nuance for your parent population

- Demographic and cultural trends influencing the classroom

- Tools and resources to get the most out of your translation budget

Registration: To register for this free webinar, visit

About K12Translate
K12Translate, a division of viaLanguage, is the nationís leading professional, online translation service for school districts and educational institutes. Serving over 100 districts nationwide in over 50 languages K12Translate offers translation services addressing notices, general education and compliance materials for limited English proficient speaking parents. K12Translate delivers education translation services that benefit parents and the community, and at an affordable price. Corporate Headquarters are located at 700 SW Taylor Street, Suite 310 Portland, OR 97205-3016. For more information, visit or call us at 503-243-2007.


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