Online Exam Proctoring: Something Old, Something New

By The ATA Chronicle | September 16, 2021

With the successful launch of ATA’s online certification exam, we’re starting to ramp up capacity and open more spaces for candidates.1 (For basic information…

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Progress Toward a Remote Testing Model of ATA’s Certification Exam

By The ATA Chronicle | March 7, 2021

What’s happening with at-home testing? This question is on the minds of many members as ATA works to address the effects of the pandemic…

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ATA Certification and COVID-19 Redux

By The ATA Chronicle | January 28, 2021

As most of you are aware, ATA certification exam sittings were temporarily suspended in 2020 and will continue to be unavailable in early 2021.…

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New Certified Members

By The ATA Chronicle | November 20, 2020

Congratulations! The following members have successfully passed ATA’s certification exam: English into Arabic Ibrahim Alkhaldi Wayne, NJ Elias Shakkour Chicago, IL English into Spanish…

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Enhancing the Status of ATA Certification

By The ATA Chronicle | November 20, 2020

The year 2020 is one that few people will likely forget or look back on fondly. The severity of the pandemic combined with—in the…

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Decoupling and the Certification Committee

By The ATA Chronicle | September 16, 2020

Over the past several years, the Certification Committee has been called on to answer several questions related to opening the certification exam to nonmembers…

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Who Are ATA's Certification Graders?

By The ATA Chronicle | July 20, 2020

At present, ATA’s Certification Program enlists the services of more than 130 ATA members, who are commonly known as “graders.” That name, however, does…

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Certification Consultant’s Statement on the Membership Requirement for ATA Certification

By The ATA Chronicle | July 20, 2020

Is ATA’s history of requiring membership as a condition of eligibility for certification consistent with current practices and standards for professional certification programs? Earlier this year, ATA asked a certification consultant to prepare an opinion on the subject. Here is her analysis.

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Member Opinions: Discussion on Opening ATA's Exam to Nonmembers

By The ATA Chronicle | July 20, 2020

In the November/December issue, the Board encouraged members to submit their opinions, both pro and con, regarding opening ATA’s certification exam to nonmembers. Member feedback is important to the discussion, so share your thoughts!

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COVID-19 and Certification

By The ATA Chronicle | May 11, 2020

The impact of the COVID-19 crisis on ATA’s Certification Program has been and remains profound. Although the situation continues to unfold, here are how…

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Letters to the Editor

By The ATA Chronicle | May 11, 2020

Why ATA Should Open the Certification Exam to All Professional Translators | Matt Baird Do we want to become a certifying agency, or do…

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Member Opinions: Discussion on Opening ATA's Exam to Nonmembers

By The ATA Chronicle | March 13, 2020

In the November/December issue, the Board encouraged members to submit their opinions, both pro and con, regarding opening ATA’s certification exam to nonmembers. Member feedback is important to the discussion, so share your thoughts!

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