EN-SP Translator and Interpreter
Trained and qualified translator/interpreter with experience in educational, commercial, medical and legal settings.
Knowledge of regional variations of English and Spanish
Formal training in syntactical, morphological and textual differences between English and Spanish
Formal training in medical translation/interpreting, techniques and theory
• Alchemy Catalyst
• Microsoft Word 2007
Formal training in the following areas:
• Video games
• Web sites
Medical Interpreter- Since 2012
I interpret for MasterWord Services on a contract basis.
Freelance Translator - Since 2007
Translate manuals, online training materials and other documents. I have been granted government clearance (ICE).
Second Baptist School (2007-2010) AP Spanish Teacher/ Foreign Languages Department Chair
Taught Advanced Spanish Language and Literature. Translated literary materials, current events and other materials at the advanced level for classroom use. I also led a team of 5 teachers.
Second Baptist Church (2005-2007) Interpreting Ministry Coordinator
Coordinated and interpreted/translated Pastor Ed. Young’s messages from English to Spanish (volunteer work).
Cypress Fairbanks ISD (2003-2007) Bilingual Teacher
Taught k-4 and translated educational materials for parents, meetings and the school.
TRAINING AND EDUCATION
University of Texas at Brownsville – Graduate certificate in Spanish Translation and Interpretation. I am also working towards the M.A. in Translation and Interpretation. Expected graduation: December 2014. GPA: 4.0
Houston Baptist University - B.A. in Bilingual Education and Interdisciplinary Studies
Summa *** Laude (2003)
Alpha Mu Gamma