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ALTA Seeks Spanish Linguists

ALTA Language Services, Inc. (ALTA) is an independent firm recognized as a leader in language services and language testing in the United States. Currently, ALTA is seeking native to nearly native Spanish linguists, preferably with a strong degree of familiarity with the Interagency Language Roundtable (ILR) scales, to be a part of a four-day panel determining the passing score for government reading and listening comprehension tests.

Passing scores will be set according to the ILR scale for the 0+ – 2 levels. The conference is currently slated to take place from October 12 – 15 in the D.C. area. If you are interested in obtaining more details regarding participation and compensation, please contact Jocelyn McFarlane at jmcfarlane [at] with an attachment of your current curriculum vitae and a description of your ILR reading and listening comprehension levels in English and Spanish. You may also reach her at 404.920.3826.

Please feel free to forward this to any of your colleagues who meet the language qualifications and might be interested in receiving more information regarding the conference panel.

ALTA is a national leader in Language Services for corporations and government agencies, and is an approved language testing provider for the U.S. State Department, the Drug Enforcement Administration, and the Department of Defense. Find out more about our Language Testing Services here.