American Sign Language Teachers Association Inc

Address
PO BOX 64801
Rochester, NY 14624
Contact
Website: http://www.aslta.org
Phone: +1 (760) 693-2046
Nonprofit
NTEE: B03 - Professional Societies, Associations
EIN: 74-3084069

Mission

ASLTA is a national professional organization of American Sign Language and Deaf studies teachers. Our mission is to perpetuate, preserve, and promote American Sign Language ASL and Deaf Culture through excellence in teaching, including teaching ASL as a heritage or first language, as a second language, and as part of Deaf Studies.
 20162015201420132011
Basic features of the organization
Doing business as nameASLTA
Year of formation2003
Subsection code03
PF filing required0    
Metropolitan statistical area6200
Form of organization
CorporationTrue
Human resources, including compensation
Summary compensation info
Total compensation of current key personnel$0.00$0.00$0.00  
Number of employees000  
Number of volunteers1001001500  
Personnel
Ashton, Glenna
Title    President
Name of key/compensated person    GLENNA ASHTON
Officer, director, trustee, or key employee    True
Reportable compensation from org    $0.00
Bottoms, Andrew
TitleMember at LargeMember at Large   
Name of key/compensated personAndrew BottomsAndrew Bottoms   
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00   
Bouton, Cathi
Title    Treasurer
Name of key/compensated person    CATHI BOUTON
Officer, director, trustee, or key employee    True
Reportable compensation from org    $0.00
Brooks, Keri
TitleVice PresidentVice President   
Name of key/compensated personKeri BrooksKeri Brooks   
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00   
Cagle, Keith
Title    Director
Name of key/compensated person    KEITH M CAGLE
Officer, director, trustee, or key employee    True
Reportable compensation from org    $0.00
Dec, Amy
Title Member at Large   
Name of key/compensated person Amy Rowley Jul - Dec   
Reportable compensation from org $0.00   
Dec, Ben
Title Secretary   
Name of key/compensated person Ben Lewis Jul - Dec   
Reportable compensation from org $0.00   
Dec, Brenda
Title Chapters Chair   
Name of key/compensated person Brenda Schertz Jul - Dec   
Reportable compensation from org $0.00   
Dec, Jason
Title ASLHS Chap Coordinator   
Name of key/compensated person Jason Zinza July - Dec   
Reportable compensation from org $0.00   
Garcia-Gunderson, Arlene
TitlePresident    
Name of key/compensated personArlene Garcia-Gunderson    
Reportable compensation from org$0.00    
Gunderson, Arlene
Title President Vice PresidentVice President Secretary  
Name of key/compensated person Arlene GundersonArlene Gunderson  
Reportable compensation from org $0.00$0.00  
Jan-May, Timothy
Title President   
Name of key/compensated person Timothy Owens Jan-May   
Reportable compensation from org $0.00   
Kilpatrick, Brian
Title    Vice President
Name of key/compensated person    BRIAN KILPATRICK
Officer, director, trustee, or key employee    True
Reportable compensation from org    $0.00
Kraft, Chritine
Title Secretary   
Name of key/compensated person Chritine Multra Kraft   
Reportable compensation from org $0.00   
Lewis, Benjamin
TitleSecretary    
Name of key/compensated personBenjamin Lewis    
Reportable compensation from org$0.00    
Lott, Sharon
Title  Professional Development  
Name of key/compensated person  Sharon Lott  
Reportable compensation from org  $0.00  
Multra-Kraft, Christine
TitleProfessional Development    
Name of key/compensated personChristine Multra-Kraft    
Reportable compensation from org$0.00    
Newell, William
TitleTreasurerTreasurerTreasurer Member at Large  
Name of key/compensated personWilliam NewellWilliam NewellWilliam Newell  
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00  
Owens, Timothy
Title  President Vice President  
Name of key/compensated person  Timothy Owens  
Reportable compensation from org  $0.00  
Rowley, Amy
TitleEvaulation Chair    
Name of key/compensated personAmy Rowley    
Reportable compensation from org$0.00    
Schertz, Brenda
TitleChapters Chair    
Name of key/compensated personBrenda Schertz    
Reportable compensation from org$0.00    
Wilkins, Dorothy
Title    Secretary
Name of key/compensated person    DOROTHY WILKINS
Officer, director, trustee, or key employee    True
Reportable compensation from org    $0.00
Year, Brian
Title  President  
Name of key/compensated person  Brian Kilpatrick partial year  
Reportable compensation from org  $0.00  
Year, Cathi
Title  Treasurer  
Name of key/compensated person  Cathi Bouton partial year  
Reportable compensation from org  $0.00  
Year, Chritine
Title  Secretary  
Name of key/compensated person  Chritine Multra Kraft partial year  
Reportable compensation from org  $0.00  
Year, Keri
Title  Member at Large  
Name of key/compensated person  Keri Brooks partial year  
Reportable compensation from org  $0.00  
Year, Nina
Title  Chapter Liason  
Name of key/compensated person  Nina Coyer partial year  
Reportable compensation from org  $0.00  
Zinza, Jason
TitleASLHS Chap Coordinator    
Name of key/compensated personJason Zinza    
Reportable compensation from org$0.00    
Purpose: mission, activities, & accomplishments
Mission or significant activitiesASLTA is a national organization of American Sign Language and Deaf studies teachers wth a mission to perpetuate, preserve, and promote American Sign Language ASL and Deaf Culture through excellence in teaching.ASLTA is a national organization of American Sign Language and Deaf studies teachers wth a mission to perpetuate, preserve, and promote American Sign Language ASL and Deaf Culture through excellence in teaching.ASLTA is a national organization of American Sign Language and Deaf studies teachers wth a mission to perpetuate, preserve, and promote American Sign Language ASL and Deaf Culture through excellence in teaching.  
Primary exempt purpose    ASLTAs mission is to perpetuate, preserve, and promote American Sign Language andDeaf Culture through excellence in teaching. This includes teaching ASL as a heritage or first language, as a second language, and as part of Deaf Studies. ASLTA is a national organization of professionals involved with teaching American Sign Language (ASL) and Deaf Studies.
Program service expenses, total$87,850.00$220,904.00$86,010.00 $205,500.00
Programs, including revenue & expenses
ASL HONORS SOCIETY Assist ASL Teachers to establish student organizations in the school where they teach to encourage and recognize high academic achievement in ASL studies for high school and college students. These Honor Societies give ASL language students the opportunity for leadership, to earn community service hours, hold ASL Literature competitions, receive competitive scholarships to students studying ASL in college, support ASL teachers to obtain equipment and materials to improve teaching, and recognized students with cords or medals for graduation ceremonies in their respective schools.
Program expenses$21,938.00$23,825.00$23,861.00  
Grants and allocations made $8,500.00   
Program revenue$27,725.00$31,339.00$32,962.00  
Program descriptionASL HONORS SOCIETY Assist ASL Teachers to establish student organizations in the school where they teach to encourage and recognize high academic achievement in ASL studies for high school and college students. These Honor Societies give ASL language students the opportunity for leadership, to earn community service hours, hold ASL Literature competitions, receive competitive scholarships to students studying ASL in college, support ASL teachers to obtain equipment and materials to improve teaching, and recognized students with cords or medals for graduation ceremonies in their respective schools.ASL HONORS SOCIETY Assist ASL Teachers to establish student organizations in the school where they teach to encourage and recognize high academic achievement in ASL studies for high school and college students. These Honor Societies give ASL language students the opportunity for leadership, to earn community service hours, hold ASL Literature competitions, receive competitive scholarships to students studying ASL in college, support ASL teachers to obtain equipment and materials to improve teaching, and recognized students with cords or medals for graduation ceremonies in their respective schools.ASL HONORS SOCIETY Assist ASL Teachers to establish student organizations in the school where they teach to encourage and recognize high academic achievement in ASL studies for high school and college students. These Honor Societies give ASL language students the opportunity for leadership, to earn community service hours, hold ASL Literature competitions, receive competitive scholarships to students studying ASL in college, support ASL teachers to obtain equipment and materials to improve teaching, and recognized students with cords or medals for graduation ceremonies in their respective schools.  
CERTIFICATION AND EVALUATION SYSTEM Created certification standards for ASL Teachers and certify those teachers meeting standards. ASLTA has been certifying teachers of ASL since 1976. Certification insures teachers possess the skills and knowledge to teach ASL and the culture of the American Deaf community, encourage and reward professional growth, and encourage participation in the ASLT organization and profession. Revised the procedures and standards to better meet current standards in the field.
Program expenses$17,068.00$21,632.00$16,817.00  
Program revenue$13,374.00 $16,987.00  
Program descriptionCERTIFICATION AND EVALUATION SYSTEM Created certification standards for ASL Teachers and certify those teachers meeting standards. ASLTA has been certifying teachers of ASL since 1976. Certification insures teachers possess the skills and knowledge to teach ASL and the culture of the American Deaf community, encourage and reward professional growth, and encourage participation in the ASLT organization and profession. Revised the procedures and standards to better meet current standards in the field.CERTIFICATION AND EVALUATION SYSTEM Created certification standards for ASL Teachers and certify those teachers meeting standards. ASLTA has been certifying teachers of ASL since 1976. Certification insures teachers possess the skills and knowledge to teach ASL and the culture of the American Deaf community, encourage and reward professional growth, and encourage participation in the ASLT organization and profession. Revised the procedures and standards to better meet current standards in the field.CERTIFICATION AND EVALUATION SYSTEM Created certification standards for ASL Teachers and certify those teachers meeting standards. ASLTA has been certifying teachers of ASL since 1976. Certification insures teachers possess the skills and knowledge to teach ASL and the culture of the American Deaf community, encourage and reward professional growth, and encourage participation in the ASLT organization and profession. Revised the procedures and standards to better meet current standards in the field.  
NATIONAL PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT CONFERENCE AND WORKSHOPS ASLTA holds workshops and a bi-annual conference to provide membership development for teachers of ASL and Deaf Studies.
Program expenses$1,942.00$138,757.00$779.00  
Grants and allocations made $1,000.00   
Program revenue$11,098.00$99,393.00$16,307.00  
Program descriptionNATIONAL PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT CONFERENCE AND WORKSHOPS ASLTA holds workshops and a bi-annual conference to provide membership development for teachers of ASL and Deaf Studies.NATIONAL PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT CONFERENCE AND WORKSHOPS ASLTA holds workshops and a bi-annual conference to provide membership development for teachers of ASL and Deaf Studies.NATIONAL PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT CONFERENCE AND WORKSHOPS ASLTA holds workshops and a bi-annual conference to provide membership development for teachers of ASL and Deaf Studies.  
Financial data
Revenue
Total revenue$131,454.00$233,743.00$137,600.00 $176,839.00
Revenue from contributions (total)$44,700.00$72,245.00$61,443.00$40,499.00 
Revenue from noncash contributions  $138.00  
Investment income, current yr$3,421.00$2,368.00$2,265.00 $2,744.00
Total revenue from grants, etc., current yr$44,700.00$72,245.00$61,443.00  
Total unrelated business revenue$0.00$0.00$0.00  
Other revenue, current yr$31,137.00$13,349.00$7,636.00  
Program service revenue (total)$52,196.00$145,781.00$66,256.00$173,124.00 
Gross receipts$131,454.00$243,999.00$137,600.00  
Sources of contributions
Contributions revenue from membership dues$39,589.00$44,159.00$59,738.00  
Revenue from all other contributions$5,111.00$28,086.00$1,705.00  
Other types of revenue
Miscellaneous revenue (total)$31,137.00$13,349.00$7,636.00  
Income from dividends, interest, and similar investments$1,909.00$1,385.00$1,206.00  
Net rental income $0.00$0.00$0.00 
Expense categories (totals)
Total functional expenses: sum of all$115,861.00$248,688.00$105,724.00  
Total functional expenses: program service $87,850.00$220,904.00$86,010.00  
Total functional expenses: management and general$26,794.00$26,936.00$18,536.00  
Total functional expenses: fundraising$1,217.00$848.00$1,178.00  
Fees for services
Lobbying fees (total)$0.00$0.00$0.00  
Legal fees (total)$0.00$0.00$0.00  
Fundraising service fees (total)$0.00$0.00$0.00  
General management fees (total)$0.00$0.00$0.00  
Investment management fees (total)$0.00$0.00$0.00  
Assets and liabilities
Total assets$176,457.00$162,949.00$186,344.00$159,064.00$130,939.00
Total assets, beginning of year$162,949.00$186,344.00$159,064.00 $0.00
Total liabilities$823.00$5,052.00$9,232.00$13,599.00$1,524.00
Total liabilities, beginning of year$5,052.00$9,232.00$13,599.00  
Unrestricted net assets, end of yr$169,623.00$151,886.00$171,669.00  
Temporarily restricted net assets$6,011.00$6,011.00$5,443.00  
Net assets$175,634.00$157,897.00$177,112.00 $129,415.00
Net assets, beginning of year$157,897.00$177,112.00$145,465.00  
Investments: publicly traded securities$88,628.00$73,931.00$74,954.00  
Cash: non-interest bearing$81,997.00$72,949.00$96,436.00  
Cash: non-interest bearing, beginning of year$72,949.00$96,436.00$90,021.00  
Other financial variables
Revenue less expenses$15,593.00-$14,945.00$31,876.00  
Advertising (total)$0.00$95.00$150.00  
Savings & temp cash investment$4,001.00$4,000.00   
Accounts receivable, net$1,290.00$11,102.00$13,561.00  
Accounts payable & accrued expenses$823.00$5,052.00$9,232.00  
Total net assets or fund balances$175,634.00$157,897.00$177,112.00  
Depreciation, depletion, amortization$426.00$426.00$546.00  
Payment to affiliates$0.00$0.00$0.00  
Governance and accountability
Number of voting members997  
Number of independent voting members997  
Accrual accountingTrueTrueTrue True
Tax year start date2016-01-012015-01-012014-01-01 2011-01-01
Tax year end date2016-12-012015-12-012014-12-012013-12-012011-12-01
Has local chaptersTrueTrueTrue  
Metadata about the filing
E-return type: 990, 990EZ, or 990PF990990990 990EZ
Reason for form submission
Address changeTrue True  
Date e-filing submitted2018-01-122017-03-242016-01-11 2012-11-07
IRS schema version2016v3.02015v2.12014v5.0 2011v1.2
Filing identifier201713209349300816201613209349300706201512999349300621 201222899349200407
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