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How to Work with an Interpreter

Event Address: 
Radisson Hotel Harrisburg 1150 Camp Hill Bypass, Camp Hill, PA 17011
Thursday, September 14, 2017 - 8:00am

Radisson Hotel Harrisburg
1150 Camp Hill Bypass, Camp Hill, PA 17011


Advocates and Allied Professionals


How to Work with Interpreters trains services providers, administrators, and front-line staff to work effectively with an interpreter. This workshop also includes a brief introduction to language access laws. This training is ideal for advocates and allied professionals who work with interpreters, or who want to learn more about how to work with interpreters, to help serve their clients and constituents.  


Marjory Bancroft, MA:  Marjory Bancraft is an international leader in community interpreting. She has lived in eight countries and studied seven languages.

Marjory holds a BA and MA in French linguistics from Quebec City and advanced language certificates from universities in Spain, Germany, and Jordan. In addition to her work interpreting and translating, she has taught translation, English, and French in several countries for immigrant schools, two universities, continuing education, public schools, and the Canadian Embassy in Washington DC. For three years she managed a nonprofit language bank of 200 interpreters and translators.  

In 2001, she founded Cross-Cultural Communications (CCC), the only national training agency for community interpreting and cultural competence. CCC offers The Community Interpreter®, the leading international program in community interpreting with 125 licensed trainers in 26 US states and 6 other countries. She is also the Executive Director of THE VOICE OF LOVE…
For more info, visit the event registration page!


8:30am – Registration

9:00am – 12:00pm – Training

12:00pm- 1:00pm – Lunch on your own

1:00pm – 4:00pm – Training


Attendees are responsible for their own hotel accommodations. However, here are a few options in the area:

Radisson Hotel Harrisburg
1150 Camp Hill Bypass
Camp Hill, PA, 17011
*a small room block has been arranged at the Radisson. You must book your room by August 14th to secure the group rate.

Hilton Harrisburg
1 N 2nd Street
Harrisburg, PA 17101

Hampton Inn
4650 Ritter Road
Mechanicsburg, PA 17055    

Courtyard Harrisburg West/Mechanicsburg
4921 Gettysburg Road
Mechanicsburg, PA 17055

Additional Information

Registration is free. Click the link at the bottom of the page to register.

BYO – our funding is not able to cover the cost of food. Please feel free to bring snacks and drinks.


Deadline for Registration: September 8th, 2017

For questions about the training, please contact Karen Galbraith, Training Projects Coordinator, at or 717-728-9740 x 138.

For questions about registration, please contact Erin Levine, Database & Registration Coordinator, at, or 717-728-9740 x 106.



Thursday, September 14, 2017 - 8:00am to 4:00pm