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The ATA Chronicle is the official publication of the American Translators Association. Published six times per year, each issue offers resources and practical solutions to challenges facing translators and interpreters, as well as member news and announcements.

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Improving Exam Accessibility
By The ATA Chronicle | February 12, 2023

As the April 1st beginning of the certification exam year draws near, it’s a good time to look at the progress we’ve made in improving accessibility to the exam. To…

Terminology Management: What You Should Know
By The ATA Chronicle | February 12, 2023

Terminology management is the process of identifying, storing, and managing customer, company, or product-specific terminology that needs to be translated in a definitive way. Simply put, it’s the process of…

Mentoring: Get As Much As You Give
By The ATA Chronicle | February 12, 2023

The following was originally published on Next Level: The ATA Business Practices Blog. This initiative by ATA’s Business Practices Education Committee provides information for both freelancers and company owners to…

Profile of ATA’s 2022 School Outreach Contest Winner: Aída Carrazco
By The ATA Chronicle | February 12, 2023

When Aída Carrazco, the 2022 ATA School Outreach Contest winner, gave her presentation to her son’s fifth grade class in March 2022, kids were just going back to school after 16 months of studying from home. That meant she faced a unique challenge: students weren’t used to being in the classroom. Aída was determined to make sure she kept their attention by making her presentation extra fun!

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