Certified Level – More Information

Requirements for Certified Level Certification:

FOR PORTFOLIO OF TEACHING EXCELLENCE
Candidates need to submit:

1.  Teaching Philosophy Video (2-3 minutes) which includes:

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

2. Teaching Demonstration Video (5 minutes) for a beginning or intermediate level course which includes:

3. Lesson Plan / Materials Video (5 minutes) which explains the lesson, activities and how this lesson matches your SLOs/Outcomes or Objectives for that specific lesson and explanation of all materials you will use.

4. Assessment Tools/Materials (Video and Written)

  • An example of an assignment and any grading materials for the assignment
  • 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 exam
  • Video should explain how each of these are used and any objectives or goals measured by each assessment tool. Overall course goals should be explained as well.

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 or 20+ years of teaching experience)

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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