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Translation & Interpretation

Supporting students and families whose primary language is Arabic, Chuukese, Dari-Pashtu, Marshallese, Russian, Spanish and Swahili in navigating district services.


Community School Outreach Coordinators 

Salem-Keizer Public School's Community School Outreach Coordinators (CSOCS) provide language support and help navigating the district's programs and services. Contact your school or reach out to a CSOC directly for help with:

  • Written translations
  • Verbal interpretations
  • English language assessment
  • Registration for new student arrivals

English & Spanish CSOCS

For CSOC support in English or Spanish, please contact your school.

Native Language CSOCS

For CSOC support in a language listed here, please contact the Native Language CSOC directly. 

Arabic
Ali Al Omrani
503-779-9528
503-507-7448

Chuukese
Ann (Maria) Omwere
503-300-7321
503-507-0335

Dari-Pashtu
Safia Ferozi
503-399-3258
971-209-5515

Marshallese
Lisa Brokken
503-383-6215
971-704-7387

Russian
Natalya Gritsenko
503-877-1508
503-507-8824

Swahili
Rahel Owenya
971-337-2951
503-507-0159

District Language Staff

Meet the Translators, Interpreters and Native Language Specialists you might work with when you request language support through your school or CSOC. 

Translators

Spanish

  • Josefina Bula
  • Emma Duran
  • Alvaro Rovati

Russian

  • Maija Knechtel

Native Language Specialists

Arabic

  • Aula Al Omrani

Chuukese

  • Sofina Kiteuo

Marshallese

  • Isaac Marty
  • Harry Abraham

Spanish

  • Lilia Gonzalez-Carrasco
  • Araceli Figueroa
  • Nancy Moreno
  • Maria Preciado-Gonzalez
  • Sofia Muñoz Ortiz
  • Elvia Rivera
  • David Stewart
  • Susana Vargas De Ramirez

Contact Us

Paulus Administration Center
1309 Ferry Street SE, Building A
Salem
OR
97301