"The LPA allowed me to demonstrate my proficiency in Spanish and English and gave me the self-confidence to take and pass the MIP class. Completing both qualified me to apply for the National Certification Exam in Medical Interpreting."

-MIP Graduate

HEC provides Language Proficiency Assessments (LPA) to determine if present staff, potential staff, or a student can speak two languages proficiently enough to be qualified bilingual. Passing this assessment with an 80% or better–on all three levels–can speak one-on-one with others who speak the same language. 

LPA 2018-2019

(MIP student and non-student)
197 Individuals

For more information, please contact
Matzenbacher at or call 860-465-8281

What is a Language Proficiency Assessment?

The Language Proficiency Assessment that the Health Education Center offers tests if a person is proficient in both English and another language. The assessment measures a person command over a language and

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