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Present at the ASLTA 2019 Conference!

All ASL professionals - including heritage language teachers, high school L2 teachers, college instructors, professors, educators, specialists, mentors, and program coordinators are important collaborators for ASLTA.

You can play an important role by presenting ideas, innovative techniques/approaches, and new findings.

CALL FOR PRESENTATIONS: The workshops are 90 minutes long.  If your topic requires more time, you can request to have 2 workshop slots - part 1 and part 2. 

The presentation call process will go as follows: 

SUBMISSION DEADLINE: We will begin screening the first round of prospect presenters on December 15th.


2) College ASL Education

  • Cognitive and visual approach

  • Streamlining ASL instruction from high school

  • ASL curriculum (beginning/intermediate/advanced)

  • Lesson plans

  • Classroom management (HS vs college)

  • Hybrid/online education

  • Advanced ASL courses/graduate studies

4) Social Justice

  • Intersectionality of cultures

  • How we talk about issues constructively

  • Gender identities

  • Safe spaces

  • Activism

  • Deaf children’s rights

6) ASL Advanced Topics

  • Linguistic research

  • ASL/Interpreting collaboration

  • Qualifications of ASL instruction

  • Creating ASL Literature

  • Advanced ASL teaching topics


1) K-12 ASL Education 

  • Cognitive and visual approach

  • Heritage Learners

  • Application of ASL instruction books

  • ASL curriculum (beginning intermediate/advanced)

  • Lesson plans

  • Classroom management (HS vs college)

  • Distance teaching

3) Technological applications in ASL Teaching

  • Developing Apps

  • Google hubs

  • Learning Management Systems (Canvas, Blackboard)

  • ASL Labs

  • Distance teaching

5) Assessment

  • Receptive assessment

  • Expressive assessment

  • Types of assessment 


  • Rubric development

  • Teacher/Evaluator training

7) Deaf Studies

  • Deafhood

  • Historical events in the US/World

  • Deaf literature.

  • Language/Culture blends

  • Preserving Deaf heritage processes


please read first before filling out the form below.

You will need a 100-150 words abstract, 100-150 words bio, and a 2-3 minute video of your presentation summary before you can fill out this form.

Presenter Name *
Presenter Name
Co-Presenter Name
Co-Presenter Name
Phone Number *
Phone Number
If you selected "Other" as your Track, please explain in few words.
100-150 words
List your 2-3 objectives below.
Provide a link to your 2-3 minutes YouTube video of your presentation summary

IMPORTANT! Read carefully below.

To complete this submission, please send an email to Keith Gamache, Jr., at with your headshot photo. If you have any inquiries, please contact at the same e-mail address.

We look forward to reviewing your submission!