Jadeth Yepez

Freelance Spanish Translator & Translator

Location:Richmond, Virginia, United States
2 Skills
(305) 244-3169 (cell) *** jadreana@yahoo.com


Florida International University
Master of Science Public Administration
Bachelor of Science Criminal Justice Administration; Minor in Psychology


English/ Spanish Interpreter and Translator
Henrico County Public Schools Richmond, VA
Miami, Florida
May 2006 March 2003
10/11 to Present
• Knowledge of written and verbal form of appropriate foreign language Spanish and English depending on area of assignment.
• Skill in interpreting and translating the appropriate language into/from English depending on area of assignment.
• Translates documents, correspondence, forms, and other written material from one language into another.

Substitute Teacher
Henrico County Public Schools Richmond, VA 09/10 to Present
• Fill in for absent teachers in emergency and on short and medium term assignments.
• Follow teaching programs set by regular teachers and prepared outlines when necessary.
• Liaise effectively with colleagues in team teaching assignments.
• Integrate lessons into long-term curriculum plan to ensure continuity of education objectives.
• Set and correct homework assignments, tests and projects.
• Employed materials and techniques of regular teacher where available.
• Foster safe, positive and supportive learning environment.
• Ensure good order and behavior in and out of class.
• Maintain attendance and achievement records in accordance with school policy.
• Complete appropriate report forms for subject teachers / academic supervisors.
• Respect confidentiality of personal information.
• Adhere to non-discriminatory policies and guidelines.
• Participate in general school duties as requested.

Equal Opportunity Officer (two year appointment)
Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) Raleigh, NC Virginia State Departments of Transportation Richmond, V A
08/07 to 08/09 08/07 to 08/09

• As an Equal Opportunity Officer I provided technical assistance/recommendations and support to the FHWA division office and the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) in the implementation of an effective Compliance Program. The program consists of:
• Title VI, Disadvantage Business Enterprise (DBE), Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO), American with Dis abilities Act (ADA), On the Job-Training (OJT) and Limited English Proficiency (LEP).
• Among other functions I monitored and assured compliance of subrecipients with the enforcement of nondiscrimination, equal employment and equal opportunity regulations, policies, executive orders and laws. Also this knowledge has been refreshed and applied during my special.
developmental assignments at North Carolina FHWA division and the North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT) in Raleigh, NC as well as some other tasks in the Virginia Department of Transportation:
• Developed a Contract Compliance FHWA-1273 Required Contract Provisions online training module for the State, assisted in a Good Faith Effort Study, reviewed the Disparity Study process, reviewed DBE Goal Methodology, reviewed DBE Certification Appeals, and participated in the 2008 Summer Transportation Institute program facilitating a Bridge Building Competition for high school students.
• Participated in a team project at (NCDOT) the North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT), Civil Rights Baseline Assessment. Among the many purposes of this assessment was to reveal areas of improvement and provide additional guidance from Federal Highway Administration.
• Conducted a Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) certification review.
• Conducted the Title VI and Environmental Justice section. Led and authored the Title VI and Environmental Justice section of the Richmond MPO Certification report (including corrective actions and recommendations).
Completed a special assignment with the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT). While working with (VDOT.), I focused on ensuring Title VI compliance in all activities receiving federal financial assistance. I reviewed Title VI Evaluation Reports of Professional Service Firms in order to take preventive measures to ensure that discrimination will not occur in their services as a condition of receiving contracts. Below is a brief description of my duties related to this project:
• Reviewed, approved, and provided technical assistance in regard to Title VI Evaluation Reports that are used for pre-award and post-award review. VDOT is required to conduct routine assessments prior to releasing funds to ensure Title VI compliance. Pre-award reviews are also used to require applicants to take preventive measures to ensure that discrimination will not occur in their services as a condition of receiving contracts.


• National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) & Transportation Decision Making Process (September 17-19, 2007)
• Conducting Reviews That Get Results (September 11-12, 2007)
• Federal Aid 101 (March 11-14, 2008)
• Investigating External Complaints of Discrimination (July 14 -17, 2008)
• Leadership Academy (September 02-12, 2008)
Hispanic Association of Colleges & Universities (HACU)
Summer Internship 2006,
Department of State OES/STC Washington, DC 06/06 to 09/06
• Assisted and participated in the preparation of the “Brazil Joint Commission Meeting,” an international event with the purpose of exchanging science and technology cooperation between the U.S. and Brazil.
• Assisted Foreign Affairs Officers pertaining to science and technology global issues.
• Among different foreign issues, I conducted research about Ethanol as an alternative renewable fuel production:
• I retrieved data from other countries procedures pertaining to ethanol usage such as advantages/disadvantages, commercial concepts, product quality, consistency and environmental and safety standards.
Hispanic Association of Colleges & Universities (HACU
Fall Internship 2005,
United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Washington, DC 09/05 to 06/06
• Assisted senior staff as well as performed a wide array of tasks to accomplish agency’s mission of helping American farmers.
• Conducted research of agricultural commodity markets.
• Prepared staff presentations and meetings with upper management.
• Analyzed grant proposals, compiled program records and files, prepared agendas, prepared weekly activity reports of the Commodity Operations Division, prepared spread sheets, documented meetings results and kept track of confidential documents.


• Lebanon Task Force (volunteer) Hours in total: 8 hours U. S. Department of State
• Assisted task force #3 monitoring and providing the team with updated information relating to the evacuation of Americans from Lebanon.
• Transition Program, Inc. (volunteer) Hours in total: 20 hours
• Aided inmates in the transition process from correctional facility to civilian life.
• Tutor (volunteer) Hours in total: 40 hours
Shenandoah Elementary School Miami, FL


• Led children with after school work assignments.
• Fully bilingual in English/Spanish – can read, write and speak fluently.
• Experienced in the use of Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point, and Outlook.
• Excellent analytical, research, communication and interpersonal skills, ability to navigate various windows and multi-task requirements.
• Excellent attention to detail.
• Excellent verbal and written communication.


- Certificate of Appreciation, America Reads program
- Certificate of Appreciation, Miami Book Fair International - Volunteer Appreciation Award, Shenandoah Elementary - Certificate of Completion, Miami Dade Police Department - Dean’s List – Florida International University
- Certificate of Appreciation, U.S. Department of Agriculture,
for participation at the USDA-HACU National Student Program - Certificate of Appreciation for participation in the 2008 Summer
High School Transportation Institute – Federal Highway Administration (North Carolina Outreach Annual event)
(References available upon request)
April 2000 December 2000 May 2001 August 2002 Fall 2001
Fall 2005 July 2008
Skills (2) Rating
Spanish Translation