Certified More Information2018-06-16T17:04:25+00:00

Certified Level – More Information

Requirements for Certified Level Certification:

FOR PORTFOLIO OF TEACHING EXCELLENCE
Candidates need to submit:

1.  Teaching Philosophy Video (2 minutes) which includes:

  • Teaching Methods
  • Multiple teaching strategies
  • Examples of how inclusive classroom practices are conducted

2. Teaching Demonstration/Lesson Plan/Materials Video (10 minutes) for a beginning or intermediate level course which includes:

3. An example of an assignment and any grading materials for the assignment Assessment Tools/Materials (Video and Written)

  • Examples of how inclusive classroom practices are conducted
  • An example of a quiz and any grading material for the quiz
  • An example of an exam and any grading material for the quiz
  • Video (4 minutes) should explain how each of these are used and any objectives or measured by each assessment tool. Overall course goals should be explained as well.

4. Explanation of Advocacy situation (scenario will be provided).

Shows evidence of critical thinking skills | Utilizes appropriate resources | Cites relevant research

5. Professional Development Video (3 minutes)

Assessment of personal growth | Recognition of local and national resources available for Professional Growth | Goals to focus on for development | Plan to accomplish specific goals

FOR THE DOCUMENTATION OF EXPERIENCE
Candidates need to submit:

1. Curriculum Vitae (CV) which includes 4 parts:

  • Educational background
  • Teaching background
  • Professional Development evidence & hours
  • Deaf Community service

2. Transcripts/Degrees (Must have BA or higher)

3. ASLPI score of 3+ or higher, SLPI: ASL rating of Advanced or higher or other proficiency interviews that may be approved in the future

FOR REQUIRED COURSEWORK, CANDIDATES MUST HAVE COMPLETED THE FOLLOWING COURSEWORK:

(3 CREDIT HOURS EACH):

  • ASL Literature
  • ASL Linguistics
  • Deaf Culture/Deaf Community

Candidates without formal coursework evidence can be interviewed to determine if a candidate has sufficient knowledge of the specific field in lieu of coursework. Each course not completed entails a separate interview. Interviews will be at additional cost to the candidate.

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