Voiance Chosen as U.S. Department of Education Telephonic Interpretation Provider
The Department of Education will now have access to Voiance's phone interpretation services, available on-demand, 24/7, in over 170 languages.
- Tucson, AZ (1888PressRelease) February 28, 2012 - Voiance Language Services, LLC today announced that it has been named as the Telephonic Interpretation provider for Department of Education offices. The Department of Education will now have access to Voiance's phone interpretation services, available on-demand, 24/7, in over 170 languages.
The Department of Education chose Voiance after a competitive request for proposal process. Voiance will handle the vast majority of calls for the Department through employee interpreters in US-based contact centers.
"We look forward to supporting the goals and mission of the Department of Education," says Jeremy Woan, Chairman and CEO of Voiance's parent company, CyraCom International. "Effective communication with Limited English Proficient constituents is essential and we are glad to play a critical role in the Department's provision of language service."
About Voiance Language Services, LLC
Voiance Language Services, a subsidiary of CyraCom International, provides 24/7 Over-the-Phone interpretation in over 170 languages and multimedia translation services. With ISO 9001:2008 certified processes, U.S-based contact centers, and a state-of-the-art telecommunications infrastructure, Voiance delivers effective service to clients in business and government.
CyraCom International is the 2nd largest provider of OPI in the world, according to industry reports, and was named to the Inc. 5000 list of fastest growing private companies in the U.S. in 2007, 2009, 2010, and 2011. In business since 1995, and based in Tucson, Arizona, CyraCom International provides language services to over 2,500 clients.
U.S. Department of Education
The mission of the Department of Education is to promote student achievement and preparation for global competitiveness by fostering educational excellence and ensuring equal access. It engages in four major types of activities: Establishes policies related to federal education funding, administers distribution of funds and monitors their use; collects data and oversees research on America's schools; identifies major issues in education and focuses national attention on them; enforces federal laws prohibiting discrimination in programs that receive federal funds. See www.ed.gov for more information.