Professional Development Activities
If you don't work at a school for the blind or in a larger city with a large VI program, it can be difficult to find professional development opportunities specific to teaching students with visual impairments.The following is a list of activities to help you continue to develop your professional skills and knowledge:
Even if you are not a member of AER, you can still attend meetings and conferences. Visit their webpages to view online resources and sometimes even handouts and PowerPoints from conferences.
I find that a great part of the information I have was acquired by looking up something and finding something else on the way." ~Franklin P. Jones
Become a member for FREE to access the Printable VI Program Templates to support your district's vision program. Simply click on Log In|Register in the navigation bar at the top of the page and follow the directions to register and create your password.
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Due to the nationwide shortage of vision professionals, it can be challenging to locate personnel. Announce a job vacancy on the Job Exchange of Teaching Students with Visual Impairments, an online listing of jobs specific to the visual impairment field.