Mission Statement:

The American Sign Language Proficiency Interview (The ASLPI) provides training, consultation and evaluation for language proficiency to promote higher educational, intellectual and professional advancement. The ASLPI supports constituencies in the transition of becoming more involved participants by increasing communicative effectiveness. Supporting, assessing and evaluating ASL elevates American Sign Language to its rightful place alongside other languages in support of the Gallaudet University bilingual mission and vision. The ASLPI contributes to and assists programs, administrators and employers with decisions about:

  • Admission into academic programs
  • Core curriculum, practicum, internship, and graduation
  • Professional opportunities and advancements