Mission Statement

The Spanish Language Division (SPD) is the American Translators Association (ATA)’s largest division. With over 3,000 members around the world, we help the world to connect in Spanish.

“The mission of the SPD is to serve as a means of communication among its members, to provide those members with information, professional development opportunities, and services related to the field of Spanish translation and interpreting, and to promote the policies and objectives of the American Translators Association (ATA)”

If you are already a member of the ATA, simply join us!

If you would like to become a member, join the ATA first and then select the Spanish Language Division in your membership application form. We welcome everybody interested in professionally communicating in or from Spanish with the world.