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Professional Resources

The Department of ASL & Interpreting Studies (ASLIS) is dedicated to providing quality educational programs to advance the fields of American Sign Language (ASL) instruction and interpreting. In addition to two academic degrees (ASL-English Interpretation and Teaching ASL), the ASLIS department participates in grants, projects, makes presentations, publishes and shares resources, as well as offers professional development opportunities in ASL and interpreting.

Color ASL by Nancy Rourke

Project CLIMB: Cultivating Legal Interpreters from Minority Backgrounds is a federal grant increasing the number of interpreters of color and heritage signing backgrounds by creating career paths for specialization in legal interpreting for practitioners from these underrepresented communities.

MARIE Center

MARIE Center logo

MARIE is a regional resource center on interpreting and interpreting education.

OSEP Project

Young female student looking at adult male in the classroom.

Professional Educational Interpreter Project is focused on improving the services of K-12 educational interpreters.

Model Courses

 Four female students in a classroom.

Model courses are available for adaption.


Asian female student in library. 

Library is a collection of materials developed by the ASL & Interpreting Studies department contributing to the fields of ASL and interpreting.