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Translation Request

 

Before submitting your request for translation please search our Sitemap as translated versions of your document might already exist.  If that is not the case, please fill out a request form by clicking on one of the links below:

For all IEP-related translations please contact Ms. Nancy Velez at Specialized Services at navelez@philasd.org.

Translation Request Form 1 (Google-based) – We are transitioning from a web-based request platform to a Google-based request platform which allows us better track workflow and demand.  Please use this form as your primary choice to submit your requests.  Please bookmark this link for future reference.  Should you encounter any technical difficulties, please contact IT personnel at your school or call IT help desk at 215-400-5555 for assistance.

Translation Request Form 2 (Web-based) – While your technical issues are being resolved, you can use this form to submit your request.      

* IMPORTANT: If you do not hear back from us within 24 hours, please follow up with an e-mail to translation@philasd.org or call 215-400-4180, option 4.


  
 
         
 
         

 

 

Live Interpretation Request 

 

Live interpretation is available, with advance notice, for meetings, disciplinary hearings, and District-wide parent and community events where telephonic interpretation is not sufficient. Live interpretation is provided by one of the District’s Bilingual Counseling Assistants and so is limited to the following languages: some West African languages, Albanian, Arabic, Burmese, Cantonese, French, Gujarati, Haitian Creole, Hindi, Indonesian, Khmer (Cambodian), Laotian, Malayalam, Mandarin, Nepali, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, Urdu, and Vietnamese.  Please try to allow for 1 week advance notice to schedule a live interpreter.

Please note:

Use this service only when  Telephonic Interpretation does not meet your needs.

* Please fill out a request form by clicking on the following link: Live Interpretation Request Form.

* IMPORTANT: If you do not hear back from us within 24 hours, please follow up with an e-mail to translation@philasd.org or call 215-400-4180, option 4.