Florida
American Sign Language

Teachers Association

 


NEXT CONFERENCE ANNOUCEMENT!!!
Our next conference will be held on February 16-18,2018.

Renaissance Tampa International Plaza Hotel (Marriott)
4200 Jim Walter Blvd, Tampa, Florida 33607


"30th Anniversary/200th Year of ASL/ Deaf Culture Conference"

Go to the Conference tab on the right side.

download--- To see 2016 FASLTA Conference Schedule of workshops

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"Click here to register" on the bottom last box option


Looking For More Professional Development Opportunities?

Silent Weekend

June 21 - 24, 2018, "39th World's Largest Silent Weekend", Orlando, FL

CIT Conference

February 7, 2017,
"2017 NC Crisis Intervention Training (CIT) conference
CIT Conference, Raleigh, NC

ASLTA

Next Conference will be in 2019. " "

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Who are we?...

American Sign Language teachers from all over the state of Florida. We teach in Universities, colleges, high schools, Deaf schools, hearing schools, and community education programs.

Our Mission...

    • Promote the use of American Sign Language as a second/foreign language
    • Encourage respect for Deaf people, their community, and their unique culture
    • Organize and share information among teachers of American Sign Language
    • Encourage ASL teachers to pursue ASLTA certification

FASLTA news...

FASLTA welcomes the opportunity to help any members who want to set up regional workshops throughout the year. Please use the CONTACT US link.

Upcoming Conferences:

  • February 2018      FASLTA Annual Conference;

Certification for ASL Teachers in Florida...

Florida Department of Education and the Task Force established by the state Legislature have established criteria for all K-12 teachers of ASL in Florida.  Teachers will need either ASLTA National Certification, or completion of a set of 6 specified college courses by July 1, 2009, in order to continue teaching ASL in K-12 schools. There is no "grandfather" provision for existing ASL teachers.

     Helpful note: ASLTA certification is done in 3 steps - Provisional, Qualified, Professional. The Professional level requires an in-person interview with ASLTA evaluators. ASLTA evaluations are generally done every two years during the ASLTA Professional Development Conference, and may be available more often
via a local ASLTA Chapter.