Translation and Interpretation

The Department of English Language Learners (ELL) &International Programs provides translation and interpretation to allfamilies in Seattle Public Schools in our top eight languages (Amharic,Chinese, Oromo, Spanish, Somali, Tagalog, Tigrigna, Vietnamese).

Whom to Contact

For enrollment and general questions,families may contact staff members listed below under "Families". Pleasenote that the staff listed below are working on a daily basis withfamilies in the Enrollment Center and are therefore limited to checkingmessages periodically. Please allow 48 hours for a return call.



District-wide Services


  • Provide accurate and timely translations.
  • Provide qualified and trained interpreters in the top eight languages.
  • Have available a central site for translation and interpretation for all schools, families and staff.
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