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The South Carolina Educational Interpreting Center (SCEIC) is a partnership between Clemson University, South Carolina Department of Education, and South Carolina School for the Deaf and the Blind.

Vision:

For every Deaf and Hard of Hearing student to have equitable access to the entire school experience through highly qualified educational interpreters.

"We want to ensure our children get the best interpreting services possible so they are successful in school and in life." John Payne SC Department of Education
Office of Special Education Services Director

Mission:

In keeping with its mission and to equip educational interpreters with the means to improve their interpreting skill set, the South Carolina Educational Interpreting Center will provide:

  • educational interpreting skills assessment
  • educational interpreting knowledge assessment
  • targeted professional development opportunities
  • diagnostic and mentoring services
  • general support and advocacy on behalf of educational interpreters and Deaf and Hard of Hearing students
SCEIC Spotlight

SCEIC Spotlight

Stephen Fitzmaurice

Stephen Fitzmaurice, assistant professor of American Sign Language interpreting at Clemson University, has been awarded $1,011,547 from the South Carolina Department of Education to establish the first South Carolina Educational Interpreting Center at the University Center in Greenville. Clemson will partner with the South Carolina State Department of Education and the South Carolina School for the Deaf and the Blind to open the new center. READ MORE...

Upcoming Events

APR28

South Carolina Educational Interpreting Center Workshop

6:00 pm to 9:00 pm

University Center Greenville

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APR29

South Carolina Educational Interpreting Center Workshop, Day 2

8:00 am to 4:00 pm

University Center Greenville

MAY20

EIPA Written Test Workshop

8:30 am to 3:30 pm

University Center Greenville

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