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Mission of TAJIT

The mission of the Texas Association of Judiciary Interpreters and Translators (TAJIT) is to further the professional development and recognition of all judiciary interpreters and translators in Texas. TAJIT has members working in various spoken and signed languages, as well as members who are studying to become court interpreters or who work in administration and education.

TAJIT's Goals
  • To formulate, promote and advance professional and ethical Standards of Practice;
  • To promote and provide an opportunity for professional development;
  • To promote and provide interaction among peers as well as professional relationships and cooperation with other professional associations
  • To further the interests of the profession;
  • To hold periodic meetings; and
  • To encourage, assist and mentor future interpreters and translators.

Why Join TAJIT?

  • Participate in Forums: Share information, resources, terminology and professional dilemmas and association related matters.
  • Network with your peers: find jobs and discuss job related challenges   
  • Reduced rate: for the required continuing education classes and when you register to attend the annual conference.
  • Regular members have the opportunity to vote and serve as a board member.

Board Members and Officers:

Meenu Batra, President - McAllen
María Fernanda Calderón, Vice President - Austin

Leonardo Perales, Secretary - San Antonio

Cristina Sánchez, Treasurer - Austin

Cristina Helmerichs D. - Austin

Lorena Devlyn - Austin

Sandra Dejeux

Diana Triana


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Upcoming Events

2020 TAJIT Annual Conference

The TAJIT 2020 Conference is moving to a new date and venue in response to the restrictions still in place by the COVID-19 threat. As soon as we finalize negotiations with a new hotel and have a firm date we will send all TAJIT members an email and post it on this web page.

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1101 West 34th Street #780-181 Austin, Texas 78705 | Phone: 512-333-2939 | Fax: 512-452-6546 | info@tajit.org

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