States that approved courses for CE units

The following State Courts approved our courses for CE units

  1. North Carolina
  2. Oregon * 
  3. Missouri
  4. Washington
  5. Michigan **
  6. Maryland
  7. Pennsylvania ***
  8. Utah *****
  9. Florida ****
  10. Tennessee
  11. California ******

Applications have been submitted to other states. Unless expressly stated on our website or blog, you can assume the approval has not been granted yet. 

Certificates of attendance are issued to all who attend the live-webinars. All webinars are instructor-led. States not expressly mentioned here may accept the certificates. However, we suggest you check with your state court interpreter program administrator if your state is not mentioned above.


*Oregon  approved the following courses:

· Team Interpreting – 1.5 General Credits
· Ethics I – 1.5 Ethics Credits
· Ethics II – 1.5 Ethics Credits
· Court Protocol – 1.5 General Credits
· Tips for Exam Taking – 1.5 General Credits
· Use of Equipment – 1.5 General Credits


Michigan approved the following courses

** Michigan does not endorse courses but will likely approve for CE units. 8/8/2017


Pennsylvania approved the following courses

***“PA Interpreter Certification program has pre-approved webinars Theory 0.1 – Theory 0.6 for 1.5 CEUs each with the provider Victoria B. Dopazo, FCCI. Submission of individual pre-approval requests is not required. In order to get CEUs PA interpreters must submit certificates of attendance after the training”. 98/28/2017


We are making efforts to get the courses approved by as many states as possible.



ATA approved 10 CE points per level!

Great news. Court Interpreting Training Courses have been approved for CE points by ATA. Each level qualifies for 10 CE points. Certificates stating this will be issued to those who attend all the webinars scheduled per level. Total hours per level is 15 but 10 is the maximum granted by ATA.


**** Florida approved courses:

4/12/2019 Florida approved most of our 1.5 hour courses for 1.8 CIE – Complete list to be updated shortly.  Not approved State Exam Prep. vbd.

From announcement published on 10/19/2018 by State of Florida Court Interpreter Program:

 Victoria B. Dopazo is offering the following two online courses: “Ethics I: Theory, Code of Ethics of Professional Interpreters” and “Ethics II: Applied Ethics, Practical Application, and Realistic Scenarios”. These instructor-led online courses will provide an in-depth analysis of the Code of Ethics for Professional Interpreters; and interpretation of cannons and practical examples of their application. These courses have been awarded CIE credits as indicated below:


Ethics I: Theory, Code of Ethics of Professional Interpreters – CEAA #18-0264 – 1.8 CIE credits

Ethics II: Applied Ethics, Practical Application, and Realistic Scenarios – CEAA #18-0265 – 1.8 CIE credits

Location:             Online

Fee:                      $90

Contact:              Victoria B. Dopazotelephone 410-905-5400,


*****  UTAH approved the following courses on 2/20/2019

Advance Practice on Consecutive Interpretation- 1.5 CE hours
Advance Practice on Simultaneous Interpretation- 1.5 CE hours
Court Protocol- 1.5 CE hours
Ethics I- 1.5 CE hours
Ethics II- 1.5 CE hours
Team Interpreting- 1.5 CE hours
Use of Equipment- 1.5 CE hours


****** California approved the following courses on April 8, 2019

“I am pleased to inform you that the following courses submitted were approved for instructor-led

CIMCE credit (valid thru April 8, 2020):
CIMCE# Hours Course Title
L4953 1 ½ Advanced Consecutive Interpretation
L4954 1 ½ Advanced Simultaneous Interpretation
L4955 1 ½ Ethics I – Code of Ethics
L4956 1 ½ Ethics II – Applied Ethics
L4957 1 ½ Court Protocol
L4958 1 ½ Team Interpreting
L4959 1 ½ Use of Equipment”