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Career and Technical Education

ASL/Sign Language Interpreter

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The ASL/Sign Language Interpreter Pathway is a great program for students who have an interest in learning to communicate with our deaf community, and ...

 +  Enjoy helping and working with people.
 +  Are good listeners and communicators.
 +  Enjoy being creative, expressive and imaginative.
 +  Are interested in understanding deaf culture.

Pathway Benefits and Highlights
Students who complete 2 credits in this Pathway will meet state Math and English/Language Arts testing requirements, and...
 +  Develop proficiency in American Sign Language (ASL).
 +  Practice ASL communication through school and deaf community events.
 +  Earn up to 10 college credits which can be applied directly into partner college programs.
 +  Meets World Language credit requirements for 4-Year College/University admissions.

Continue Your Training After High School
The ASL/Sign Language Interpreter Pathway is articulated to meet the Lake Washington Institute of Technology Humanities requirement for all Associate of Arts and Direct Transfer degree programs.

ASL/Sign Language Interpreter Pathway Planning Guide


Recent changes in state graduation requirements provides students in the class of 2020 and beyond the option to meet both the state Math and English/Language Arts Graduation Pathway requirements by completing 2 credits within an approved CTE Pathway related to their goals and interests.  

This Pathway Planning Guide introduces students to the ASL/Sign Language Interpreter Pathway as an approved CTE Pathway and provides information on including this pathway as part of the student's 4-year plan for high school and beyond.

Download Pathway Planning Guide (PDF)


ASL/Sign Language Interpreter Pathway Videos

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Who Can Access this Pathway?
This pathway is accessible for students at the Edmonds SD high schools listed below.  Select your high school to explore available pathway course offerings and descriptions.