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Join ASLHS

Embark on an enriching journey of growth and connection within the American Sign Language (ASL) community by joining the esteemed American Sign Language Honor Society (ASLHS). To become part of American Sign Language Honor society, ASL teachers or sponsors can first join as associate member of the American Sign Language Teacher's Association (ASLTA). Once a member of ASLTA, you can further elevate your involvement by adding the ASLHS program to your membership. This opens up exciting opportunities for educational institutions offering ASL instruction to establish their own ASLHS chapters on campus. By establishing an ASLHS chapter at your instiution, passionate ASL students and enthusiasts can unlock a world of possibilities. Discover how to become a part of this esteemed community below!



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Requirements to Establish a Chapter 

Each school must establish a chapter for eligibility to participate in ASL Honor Society. To establish an ASLHS chapter at your school you need to meet the following requirements:

  • The high school, two-year college, four-year college/university must offer a minimum of two years of ASL coursework.
  • The middle school must offer a minimum of one year of ASL coursework. 
  • Two- year college, four-year college/university must offer a minimum of two years or equivalent of two semesters of ASL coursework.
  • Deaf schools must use ASL as their primary language.
  • The chapter must have an ASL teacher who is willing to sponsor the ASLHS.
  • The ASL teacher (or "Sponsor") must be a member in good standing of the American Sign Language Teachers Association and remain in good standing.
  • Annual ASLHS chapter fees must be kept current.

Disclaimer: We are under ASLTA as a program. If you want to establish ASL Honor Society, you will need to pay two membership dues.

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Steps to Establish an ASLHS Chapter at Your School 

1 Go to the ASLTA website at  https://www.aslta.org/membership-center/ to make an online payment.

Join ASLTA as an associate or certified member if you are not already a member. 

3 Add ASL Honor Society membership to your associate or certified membership.

4 Submit the membership payment with purchase order or submit the online payment.

5 When your membership is active, set up your chapter and induction to kick off your society.

CLICK HERE FOR CHAPTER RESOURCES

*Memberships received will have the sponsor and school names added to our website and will receive an electronic certificate via email.

If the school needs a w9 form for their vendor, click the button below 

W9 Form

 The sponsor must fill this out and email Jason Zinza at treasurer@aslta.org directly. Please keep in mind their processing time to respond to your W-9 forms can take up to a week. Please make sure you plan this in advance before your next academic school year.



READY TO MAKE YOUR PAYMENT?

FIRST TIME PAYMENT

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RENEWAL PAYMENT

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For more information, contact ASLHS's Membership Coordinator Stephanie Proctor at aslhs.membership@aslta.org


Have Questions? Reach out to our board.
Graduation Coordinator: Melissa Ibanez at aslhs.gradship@aslta.org
Competitions Coordinator: Sabrina Boyer at aslhs.competitions2@aslta.org
Scholarships Coordinator: Laura Miller at aslhs.scholarships@aslta.org
Public Relations Coordinator: Devin Hasty at aslhs.pr@aslta.org
Any other questions: Stephanie Proctor, ASLHS National Coordinator at aslhs@aslta.org


Any fiance questions: Jason Zinza at treasurer@aslta.org