Translation Services

  • School Mail Box #154
    9400 North Central Expressway, Ste. 910
    Dallas, TX 75231
    Ivette Cruz Weis
    Director, Translation Services
    Phone: (972) 925-5891

    Translation and Interpretation Services Available

    Translation and interpretation services are available FREE of charge to Dallas ISD schools and departments.

    Translation Services in the Communications Department of the Dallas Independent School District provides language support to schools and parents to assist in communicating academic information and promote participation in all school-related activities.

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    For Interpretation Services:

    Interpreter availability is determined by language requested and how far in advance a request is made. American Sign Language, Arabic, Burmese, Chin, French, Italian, Kirundi, Portuguese, Spanish, Swahili and several other world languages are available. For this service, download the Interpreter Request Form and send to interpreters@dallasisd.org.

    For Document Translation:

    Documents submitted for translation will be processed in the order received. Document translation is available in Arabic, Burmese, Chin, English, French, Italian, Kirundi, Portuguese, Spanish and Swahili. For this service, download the Translation Request Form, attach the document to be translated and send to translations@dallasisd.org.

    Interpreter Hotline:

    The Interpreter Hotline, a telephone-based tool intended to bridge the language gap between staff at district schools and limited English proficient parents. Schools are able to call the hotline number when needing to talk to parents and staff is not available on campus to interpret. The hotline number is (972) 925-5880 and available Monday through Friday. Spanish interpreters are available from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Please call for Arabic, Burmese, Chin, French, Italian, Kirundi, Portuguese and Swahili interpreter availability.

    Tutoring:

    Academic tutoring is available for students new to the country whose native language is Arabic, Burmese, Chin,Kirundi and Swahili. To inquire about tutoring for your student, please contact Adriana Cabeza at acabeza@dallasisd.org.