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ASL – Sign Language Interpretation Instructor Qualifications – ARCHIVE

Prior to Fall 2020

Instructor Qualifications 

  • Bachelor’s degree or above from an accredited institution
  • Possess, or be willing to obtain, certification within one year of hire date from the American Sign Language Teachers Association (ASLTA) – Certified Level
  • Demonstrate native or near-native fluency in American Sign Language

Preferred Qualifications 

  • Master’s degree or above from an accredited institution in American Sign Language or related field
  • Possess certification from the American Sign Language Teachers Association (ASLTA) – Certified Level
  • Three years of experience teaching American Sign Language

Reason for change: Our department has had difficulty finding teachers who meet this requirement. The change will allow us to recruit from a larger pool of candidates.