Multicultural and Transliteration Services (MTS)
MTS provides interpreting, translating and cultural mediation services to students enrolled at KDES, their families, and the teachers and staff working with them. Services include:
- Interpreting and translation services: Bilingual and trilingual services are provided to teachers and staff in the Clerc Center and to families that speak languages other than English whose deaf/hard of hearing children are enrolled in KDES.
- Multi-Cultural Support Services: Cultural and informational support is provided to families from diverse cultural backgrounds whose children are enrolled in KDES to ensure a smooth transition to and through their academic careers.
- Language HelpLine: MTS runs a phone line open during regular business hours as well as after hours for non-English speaking parents of students at MSSD. Parents and/or guardians can use this line to contact the school to leave a message for staff members or to use in case of emergencies.