Carola E. Green, originally from Guatemala, is federally certified by the Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts, maintains a medical interpreter certification in California, and was a former California court certified English/Spanish interpreter working in the California State and Federal courts.
She served as key staff for the Federal Court Interpreter Certification Examination (FCICE)and the Consortium for Language Access in the Courts (CLAC) programs at the National Center for State Courts and was involved in all aspects of test development, test administration, and test rating activities. She has over twenty years of experience in professional interpreting and teaching and training interpreters, having received her Professional Certificate in Legal Interpretation and Translation at the University of California, San Diego.
Carola serves on multiple boards and committees related to the interpreting profession and is a founding member of the California Healthcare Interpreting Association (CHIA) and the National Council on Interpreting in Health Care (NCHIC). She has presented at more than 50 international, national, and local interpreter educational conferences. Carola has co-authored publications about interpreting in the legal and medical fields including seminal publications like CHIA’s California Standards for Healthcare Interpreters and NCIHC’s A National Code of Ethics for Interpreters in Health Care.