The Western Region Interpreter Education Center (WRIEC) is dedicated to the provision of quality education and professional development opportunities to interpreters, educators, deaf consumers and rehabilitation personnel.
WRIEC serves as a regional educational resource to interpreters, rehabilitation personnel, educators, and deaf consumers. It is committed to the provision of services that have demonstrated effectiveness.
WRIEC is funded by the U.S. Department of Education, Rehabilitation Services Administration. Its regional service area focuses on the Western United States and includes Alaska, American Samoa, Arizona, California, Commonwealth of Northern Mariana Islands, Guam, Hawaii, Idaho, Nevada, Oregon and Washington.
WRIEC is a proud member of the National Consortium of Interpreter Education Centers (NCIEC).