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K12 Translate Presents Webinar, ‘The Basics of Multilingual Communication & Outreach’


Portland, Oregon – September 10, 2009 – K12 Translate, the nation’s leading professional, online translation service for school districts and educational institutes, will present a webinar that focuses on effective outreach to culturally diverse communities and tips for how school districts can improve their multilingual communication.

When: Thursday, September 17th at 11:30am PST

Speakers: - Alex Sanchez, Director – Multicultural Outreach Office, Denver Public Schools
- Israel Vela, Director of Student Services, Kent School District
- Moderator: Maggie Nickles, K12 Program Manager, K12 Translate

Summary: Today many of our nation’s school districts support over 35 languages among their schools. Educators are faced with tough communication challenges as the number of immigrants continues to grow. From this webinar, attendees will come away with understanding:

• How to effectively communicate with parents in culturally diverse communities
• How to meet federal requirements mandating multilingual communication
• How to incorporate translation and cultural adaptation in your district communications while minimizing costs
• Understanding of how multilingual communication can increase LEP parent involvement in your district

Registration: To register for this free webinar please visit us at :

About K12 Translate
K12Translate, a division of viaLanguage, is the nation’s 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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