Local Operating Guidelines

Contract Interpreters

Procedure for paying (contract) second language interpreters : 

  1. Diagnostician or Speech-Language Pathologist (SLP) secures the services of an interpreter through an outside agency, such as Amarillo Interpreting Services/Catholic Family Services.

  2. Upon completion of the services, the Diagnostician or SLP sends Authorization for Payment form to the Special Ed secretary.

  3. The secretary receives a bill from the interpreting service and submits a check for payment, following department policy.

  4. If the interpreter is an employee of AISD (and is interpreting outside of his/her regular work day), the employee will receive his or her rate of pay per district policy.