NIC Job/Task Analysis Report

This report, which can be found at the bottom of the page, is the culmination of many months of work by the 2013-2015 RID Certification Committee (CC) and the contractor the CC selected via an RFP process, the Caviart Group. It should be noted that the RID Certification Committee worked with the Caviart Group to [...]

July 10th, 2017|News, Resources|

History of the NIC

(as published in the original candidate bulletin) In November of 1993, the Massachusetts Association of the Deaf and Massachusetts RID held a joint conference. Each invited their association's president to attend and speak as keynote speakers; both agreed. Prior to the meeting, the two presidents, Janet Bailey of RID and Ben Soukup of NAD, had [...]

July 5th, 2016|Resources|


Frequently Asked Questions July, 1, 2016 1. What does CASLI stand for? Center for the Assessment of Sign Language Interpretation, LLC 2. What is CASLI and what is this organization about? The principal activity of the Company shall be the development and administration of knowledge and/or performance tests that measure the proficiency of an individual [...]

July 1st, 2016|News, Resources|

Testing Process Extension Request Form

CASLI Candidates must pass the appropriate knowledge exam and performance exam within a consecutive five year period. If candidates are not able to pass both exams within five years the testing process will need to be started over, or a once-in-a-lifetime one year extension can be requested. To request this extension please complete and submit the [...]

June 23rd, 2016|Resources|

Group Exam Payment

In order to receive a group discount on exam payment the appropriate exam applications must be submitted together from a single individual or organization/company. The exam fees must be submitted as a single payment for the entire amount minus the applicable discount. Please ensure that all candidates applying are paying the correct RID member or non-member price and [...]

June 14th, 2016|Resources|

Name Change Form

Do you need to update your name in your account? If so, please complete the Name Change Form.  

June 13th, 2016|Resources|

Exam Appeals

APPEAL OF TEST CONDITIONS/EXAM ADMINISTRATION CASLI will review appeals related to exam administration only, such as CASLI testing policy or procedure violations, testing equipment or materials malfunction, or environmental problems. Appeals can be considered on the basis of: Misinformation regarding testing arrangements (e.g. test taker given wrong location, time, etc.) Test administrator error (e.g. misinformation given to test [...]

June 10th, 2016|Resources|

Exam Accommodations

ADA Accommodations CASLI recognized its responsibilities under Title II of the American with Disabilities Act (ADA) to provide reasonable and appropriate accommodations to candidates with documented disabilities who demonstrate a need for accommodation. Requests for ADA accommodations should be submitted to the CASLI by completing the Exam Accommodations Request Form and attaching supporting documentation.  Complete information [...]

June 7th, 2016|Resources|

About Interpreting

Resources for Becoming an Interpreter American Sign Language interpreting is a rapidly expanding field. Schools, government agencies, hospitals, court systems, and private businesses employ interpreters. Interpreters work in a variety of settings including medical, legal, religious, mental health, rehabilitation, performing arts and business. Professional American Sign Language interpreters develop interpreting skills through extensive training and practice over a [...]

May 25th, 2016|Resources|

NIC Validity, Reliability & Candidate Report

RID and NAD Release the NAD-RID National Interpreter Certification (NIC) Credential Validity, Reliability, & Candidate Performance Report Available for public consumption: Introduction Video NIC Credential Validity, Reliability & Candidate Performance Report (Summary) NIC Credential Validity, Reliability & Candidate Performance Report (Technical) 2002 Role Delineation Study 2011 Pre-JTA Survey Results February 20, 2014 – Alexandria, VA [...]

February 20th, 2014|Resources|