Entries by Missy Pankake

Granbery Elementary Hiring Bilingual Office Staff Position

School Office Position OPEN at Granbery Elementary. Granbery Elementary is located in the Nippers Corner area of Nashville. We are looking for a bilingual candidate who speaks Spanish, and who can perform school office duties. Please call Gail Mondelli if interested or questions, 615-333-5112 or cell 615-969-6399.

Cara to Cara Radio Program Features TLC

Director of World Languages Brian Barnett was recently a guest of Cara to Cara radio program sponsored by the Hispanic Family Foundation (HFF).  For the Spring 2022 World Languages term, we are offering an in-person beginning Spanish class at HFF. Registration for Spring Term starts March 7 and classes begin the week of April 18.  […]

Congratulations to our Newest TESL Graduates!

TLC recently held graduation for its newest group of graduates from the Teaching English as a Second Language (TESL) certification program. TLC’s teacher certification course (now presented online) offers 150 hours of instruction, far beyond the standard 100 hours, and includes a 30-hour, in-person teaching practicum. Executive Director Janice Rodriguez told graduates, “What you are […]

Wordle In Other Languages!

By now, almost everyone has at least heard of the addictive letter guessing game Wordle, whether you play it or not. It is so popular, that it is being copied in other languages. Here’s just a few of them for you to practice your vocabulary with. If you don’t see your language, you can search […]

TLC Executive Director Participates in National Language Advocacy Day

TLC Executive Director Janice Rodriguez participated as a member of the Tennessee delegation for the “Virtual Language Advocacy Days 2022: Language at the Intersection” held Feb. 2-4. The annual event is sponsored by the JNCL-NCLIS (Join National Committee for Languages and the National Council for Languages and International Studies). Janice and the Tennessee delegation met […]

3 New Project Managers Join ITS Team

We are so excited to welcome three new Project Managers to our Interpretation and Translation Department. ITS Project Managers serve as the point of contact external clients for interpretation and/or translation projects. Eileen Bernstein has served as a translator with TLC since 2020. She has a bachelor’s degree in Spanish from the University of New […]

TLC Translation Project Supports Online Classes

TLC has been translating Covid-19-related parent modules for online and at-home student support for the IRIS Center at Vanderbilt University. The latest project was three online classroom behavior management modules for teachers of a combined word count of almost 80k. Supported by the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Special Education Programs and located at […]

TLC Completes Translation Projects for Job Corps

TLC has completed more than 40 translation projects in 2021 for Nashville-based MP&F Strategic Communications for its client, Job Corps. Job Corps is a U.S. Department of Labor program that offers free education and vocational training to young people across the United States. TLC has translated recruitment materials for Job Corps including flyers, info sheets, […]

TLC Participates in Panel for Bureau of Workers’ Compensation

Richard Ponce de Leon from TLC participated in the panel discussion “Workforce Inclusion Impacting Workplace Safety” at the 2021 Tennessee Workers’ Compensation Educational Conference held Nov. 2 in Murfreesboro. Richard addressed how language barriers can impact workplace safety. Attendees included TN employers, insurance adjusters, self-insurers, third party administrators, safety and human resource managers, plaintiff and […]