Concerned About Website Accessibility in Your School or Division?
Then join us for a free webinar on May 18, 2017 from 10 - 11:00am covering the evaluation and correction of accessibility issues within existing websites, as well as tips and tools for creating new pages that comply with the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG 2.0).
Save the Date!
Don't We Already Do Inclusion? with Paula Kluth. October 17, 2017 at the Southwest Virginia High Ed Center, Abingdon, Virginia. Registration coming Summer 2017.
Regions 6 & 7 Teacher Spotlight: Click on the names below to learn more about the special accomplishments of some of our regions' special educators!
Quiana Fields, an English 8 teacher at James Breckinridge Middle School in Roanoke City, Virginia, is now the first in the United States to become a SIM™ Specialist in the Proficiency in Sentence Writing Strategy through the new KUCRL micro-credentialing process. As a result her achievement, Mrs. Fields can provide professional development and instructional coaching to her colleagues. This allows her school to sustain and grow its school-wide efforts to improve the writing skills of all students.
Blenna Patterson of Radford City (McHarg Elementary) has completed the Orton Gillingham Classroom Educator Certification process and has been accepted into the Academy. She is one of the first teachers in Virginia to have completed their certification in OG through the pilot project.
Rhonda Thomas of Carroll County Public Schools (Oakland Elementary) has completed the Orton Gillingham Classroom Educator Certification process and has been accepted into the Academy. She is one of the first teachers in Virginia to have completed their certification in OG through the pilot project.
The mission of the Training & Technical Assistance Center (T/TAC) is to improve educational opportunities and contribute to the success of children and youth with disabilities (birth–22 years). This mission is two-fold; first, to increase the...