VI PROGRAM TEACHER STANDARDS
By: Carmen Willings
Revised July 10, 2017
Teachers of Students with Visual Impairments have a unique job and will need to develop skills in areas not typically addressed in standard teacher evaluation tools. Listed here are skills specific to being a TVI. No TVI will exceed standards in all areas. We all have areas of strengths and weaknesses but this list is helpful for self reflection and patting yourself on the back for areas of strength and acknowledging and working on areas of weakness. The printable form (located at the bottom of the article) can be used as an annual self-assessment tool for professional growth.
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TVI's Guide to Teaching the ECC: An Activities Based Curriculum for Teaching Students who are Blind and Visually Impaired. 32 Thematic Units and over 450 age neutral ECC activities in one book! Available for purchase as a pdf digital download.
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.
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.
Hi! I'm Carmen Willings. Welcome to my website! I developed this web resource to support fellow TVI's and to educate those new to the field of visual impairments in how to best support students who are blind or visually impaired. Read More
This is checklist style of a Teacher self assessment tool, located on the Printables page for free, that you can use to set goals for your career growth.