James Howsare holds RID-NAD National Interpreter Certification. James also holds an AA degree from Mount Aloysius College in interpreter Training, and a BA degree in Letters, Arts and Sciences with a focus on intercultural communication from the Pennsylvania State University. James has been interpreting and working with the Deaf community in a wide range of settings for over 20 years. In addition to his background as an ASL/English interpreter, James also has conversational fluency in Spanish. James lived in Nicaragua and worked for an NGO promoting the acquisition of Nicaraguan Sign Language among Nicaraguan Deaf children. James finds his niche in educational interpreting and advocates for the language rights of Deaf children.