Documents #1 and #2 provide policies and procedures for schools to use with student teacher applicants, with both documents establishing an SLPI Intermediate Skill Level Rating or Above as the expectation for acceptance as a student teacher.
1. South Carolina School for the Deaf and the Blind (SCSDB) Sign Language Communication Philosophy, Policy, and Procedures for Student Teacher and Intern Applicants (pdf)
Documents #3 and #4 provide procedures and expectations for applying use of the SLPI with university students majoring in education of deaf and hard-of-hearing students.
3. NTID Master of Science in Secondary Education (MSSE) Program Applicant and Student Sign Language Communication Skills Assessment and Follow-Up Process (pdf)
Document #5 describes one methodology that may be used to collect information important to establishing reasonable/fair sign language communication skill level expectations for university students, with sample results reported and discussed in order to show how results from such studies may be interpreted.