This table summarizes ATSP’s current and scheduled work. Click the project title for more details or to link to the corresponding page on our website.
|Job Analysis||Identify the knowledge, skills, abilities, and other characteristics (KSAOs) required to successfully perform the job of TypeWell transcribers and C-Print® captionists. This project is conducted in partnership with the Center on Education and Training for Employment (CETE), a research center in the College of Education and Human Ecology at The Ohio State University.||April 2016 and Ongoing.||On Hold|
|2016 Membership Drive||Recruit individuals, organizations, and businesses to join ATSP. Introductory membership runs April 1, 2016 through March 31, 2017.||April 2016 to March 2017||Completed|
|2018 Membership Drive||Recruit individuals, organizations, and businesses to join ATSP. |
Introductory membership runs April 1, 2018 through March 31, 2019.
|April 2018 to March 2019||Pending|
|ATSP Blog Expansion||Expand the blog, offering new features, including equipment reviews, member spotlights, professional development challenges, and fresh articles addressing some of the most relevant and controversial subjects in our field.||December 2017 and Ongoing||In Progress|
|Code of Professional Conduct||Release the Code of Professional Conduct, following positive and constructive feedback from outside readers Susan Stella and Ann Marie Kuntz. The Association of Transcribers and Speech-to-text Providers will finalize this Code after a period of public comment.||September 2017 to March 2018||In Progress|
|Best Practices Guide||Release the Best Practices Guide later in the year. A companion piece to the Code of Conduct, the guide will provide recommendations for day-to-day service activities, such as on-site service provision, remote service provision, teaming, preparation, editing, captioning, ergonomics, and professional development.||June 2018||In Progress|
|Certification Feasibility Study||Conduct a feasibility study to answer questions regarding employer requirements for certification, effects of certification requirements on existing employees' pay, justifying expenses of certification, and interest/willingness to pay for certification.||Pending||Pending|
|ATSP forum||Design an interactive message board for speech-to-text providers, agency owners, coordinators, and consumers to ask, answer, and discuss questions related to the speech-to-text field.||Pending||Pending|
|Speech-to-Text Salary Survey||Conduct a study of salaries of speech-to-text providers with the help of the National Deaf Center and graduate students from the University of Texas.||December 2017 to Spring 2018||In Progress|