Membership Benefits


Stay Up to Date

ASLTA newsletter 4 times yearly and monthly email updates


Members receive a discount on conference registration


Opportunities for networking and professional development

Anyone can become a member of ASLTA! Membership in ASLTA is open to teachers of American Sign Language, Deaf Studies, Deaf Education Professionals, and related professions, and individuals who support the goals of the organization. Annual membership dues run on an academic year from September 1 to August 31.

Membership Options

Each ASLTA membership option offers different benefits. Click or tap on each tab below to read more about the benefits and requirements for each membership option.

Have questions about membership? Contact the Treasurer (

For ASL teachers in training, students and other individuals who support the goals of ASLTA

Supporting Membership Fee: $52.00

  • Discount for Conference Registration Fee
  • ASLTA newsletter 4 times yearly
  • No voting privileges
Sign Up/Renew

For ASL and Deaf Studies teachers, mentors, specialists, researchers, program administrators, and ASLHS non-certified sponsors

Associate Membership Fee: $83.00

  • Discount for Conference Registration Fee
  • Voting privileges except for evaluation and certification systems
  • ASLTA newsletter 4 times yearly
Sign Up/Renew

For ASLTA Certified Members

Certified Membership Fee: $103.00

  • Discount for Conference Registration Fee
  • Full voting privileges including evaluation and certification
  • ASLTA newsletter 4 times yearly
Sign Up/Renew

Institutional Membership Fee: $206.00

  • One designated contact person to receive mailings and ASLTA Newsletter 4 times yearly
  • Recognized in membership directories or other listing of the membership
  • Logo inserted on the ASLTA web page
  • One half page advertisement inserted in the newsletter or on quarter advertisement in the conference booklet
  • No voting privileges
Sign Up

Other Options

Want to pay membership dues for another member?

Use this payment portal here.

Pay for another member

For Institutions or Organizations to be able to purchase group/department memberships for their team.  This process allows purchasing multiple memberships at once.  After the payment is processed, ASLTA will send you “codes” to give to your team.

Group/Department Purchasing

For ASLTA Supporting members to upgrade their account status to an Associate membership.

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Note: If using a debit or credit card and your transaction fails, please stop and contact Treasurer ( for assistance. Multiple failed attempts could result in reduced funds available in your bank account.

Mail – Download Membership Form

Download and send the completed form(s) to the address provided below with a check or money order payable to American Sign Language Teachers Association.

ASLTA Treasurer
PO Box 64801
Rochester, NY. 14624