National Cued Speech Association


Certification Process

InsCert Certification for Interpreters and Transliterators If you think you are interested in becoming a certified Instructor of Cued Speech, make sure you feel comfortable with the pre-requisites below. Consider joining our mailing list by filling out a brief form, so that you will be automatically notified of upcoming certification events and other information relevant to the certification process. You may also wish to familiarize yourself with certification requirements, described in the next section.
  • Preparing - Before pursuing certification, make sure you feel comfortable with the pre-requisites of the certification process.
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  • Requirements - Familiarize yourself with the process and its requirements.
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  • Accessibility - The NCSA is committed to establishing training and certification procedures that are accessible to anyone interested in seeking certification, whether hearing or deaf.
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  • Join our mailing list - The NCSA Instructor Certification committee maintains an email list for certified Instructors of CS and those interested in seeking certification. Notifications of upcoming events and other information relevant to the certification process are sent to this list. Send email to [email protected] to subscribe.

Certification Services

  • Host a Workshop / Exam - n order to make the Instructor Certification Process more convenient for those who don’t live near the location of previously scheduled certification events, an individual or organization can also arrange to host events in a location of their choosing.
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  • Become a Trainer - The Instructor Trainer Mentorship Program, offered by the NCSA InsCert committee, is designed to help participants learn how to provide NCSA-approved Instructor Training to cuers interested in becoming certified instructors. Participants will also learn how to proctor the National Certification Exam.
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  • Daily Cues - Figure out your cue notation!
  • Cue for You Transliterating Services - CLT Services
  • iBooks - Cued Speech
  • Help families in need for Cued Speech camps by donating to the Deaf Children's Literacy Project
  • Nuby, Inc - High Quality, Chemical Free Baby Products
  • Deaf Childrens Literacy Project champions literacy and phonetics for families of deaf and hard of hearing children
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