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ASL Instructor Training

Do you want to become an ASL Instructor?

CHS is pleased to offer the ASL Instructor Training Series which prepares you to teach ASL using the Signing Naturally Curriculum Guide

  • The training is available in 5 parts, totalling 120 hours
  • You can take all or part of the training depending on what you need
  • Training is done through videoconference from a CHS office.  Offsite locations are available
  • Registration is open to persons who are Deaf or hard of hearing and fluent in ASL
  • Register online at Eventbrite.com by following the links below.
  • Contact astratimorrison astratimorrison@chs.ca for more information

2020-2021Training Schedule:

 

Part 1. Deaf Culture

2 Fridays, January 17 & 31, 2020, 9:30 AM – 4:30 PM.  Make-up date March 6, 2020. (12 Hours)

Registration Fee:  $75. 

Registration deadline: January 3, 2020

Learn how Signing Naturally incorporates culture and community as it applies to teaching ASL.

Part 2. Linguistics

2 Fridays, February 14 & 28, 2020, 9:30 AM – 4:30 PM (12 Hours).  Make-up date March 6, 2020.

Registration Fee:  $75. 

Registration deadline: January 31, 2020

Learn about the definition of a language, modality, phonology and more detail about non-manual signals, sign production/parameters and use of space and classifiers.  All apply to the Signing Naturally curriculum.

Part 3. Signing Naturally Units 1-6

4 Fridays, March 20, April 3, May 8 and May 22, 2020,  9:30 AM – 4:30 PM (24 Hours).  Make -up date May 1, 2020. 

Registration Fee:  $300 (includes textbook). 

Registration deadline: March 6, 2020

Become familiar with Units 1-6 of the Signing Naturally Teacher’s Curriculum Guide.  Participants will be introduced to curriculum design and teaching strategies and evaluation.

Part 4. Signing Naturally Units 7-12 

4 Fridays, June 5 and 19, 2020 & July 10 and 24, 2020, 9:30 AM – 4:30 PM. (24 Hours).  Make-up date August 7, 2020. Pre-requisite Part 3. 

Registration Fee: $300 (includes textbook). 

Registration deadline: May 22, 2020                                                                 

Become familiar with Units 7-12 of the Signing Naturally Teacher’s Curriculum Guide.  Participants will be introduced to lessons in Units 7-12, storytelling, teaching strategies and evaluation.

Part 5. Signing Naturally Units 18-25

8 Fridays, January 10 and 24, 2020 & February 7 and 21, 2020 & March 13 and 27, 2020 & April 17 and 24, 2020 (includes text book), 9:30 AM – 4:30 PM. (48 Hours) Pre-requisite Part 4. 

 

Part 5 Dates for Summer/Fall 2020 are TBA. We will announce the dates in the early spring but the training will be held during the late summer and early fall 2020.

 

 
 

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