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2017-2018 Catalog 
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American Sign Language and Interpreter Training

Coordinating Dean: Mr. Jeffrey Thomas,


MJ Shahen, American Sign Language Coordinator,

Jennifer Flaggs, Interpreting coordinator,

Dr. Mary Jo Guercio oversees Professional Development for Current Interpreters. She may be reached by phone at 412-237-2723  or by email at

Credit Programs and Professional Development Workshops Offered

CCAC offers sign language and interpreting programs. The credit program is offered for students interesting in becoming educational interpreters and/or community interpreters. Additionally, we offer non-credit professional development courses for current interpreters, details are below:

Interpreting Credit Associate Degree Non-Credit Workshops: Offering ASL, Culture and Interpreter Professional Development
Financial Aid Provided to Eligible Students No Financial Aid offered to students
900 Hours 175 Hours
For Educational Interpreting and Community Interpreting careers for an accredited degree Professional development workshops and classes
Associate Degree awarded No Associate Degree awarded, certificate of completion provided.
Evening Program Evening and Weekend Program
180 hour practicum required part of program. Day hours may be required, especially for K-12 educational interpreting practicum. Practicum sites provided by CCAC No practicum provided/required

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