CIT is a professional organization dedicated to laying the educational foundations for interpreters to build bridges of understanding. While focused primarily on interpreters working between American Sign Language and English, we welcome educators who work with other languages, whether signed or spoken.

Find out more about CIT in the information posted below.

 

Mission Statement

? English Version CIT’s purpose is to encourage the preparation of interpreters who can effectively negotiate interpreted interactions within the wider society in which Deaf people live. As such, one of our primary goals is to increase our students’ knowledge concerning the Deaf community, Deaf peoples’ linguistic rights and our role in the preservation of […]

Vision Statement

English Version In order to promote the development of quality interpreters, CIT and its members: Recognize that languages and cultures are not static, but living and evolving and in order to be effective teachers/learners, we must be living and evolving with the communities we serve and be actively engaged in cultural dialogues and interactions that […]