TVI Teacher Standards
By: Carmen Willings
Updated April 9, 2020
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. You can pat yourself on the back for areas of strength, and also acknowledge those areas of weakness in which you can grow.
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Itinerant teaching is very rewarding, but it can present many challenges as well. TVI’s must be able to work well with a variety of personalities to best support students and their teams. It is just as essential to be organized, flexible, reliable, and a team player as it is to be knowledgeable in your field. This hour-long presentation is packed full of tips and strategies from Carmen Willings who has been a full time Teacher of Students with Visual Impairments for over 20 years. This webinar is perfect for TVI's just entering the field and for all TVI's as they start the new school year!
Sign up for free membership to access the FREE downloadable handbooks and handouts on the Free Printables page along with access to the Goal Bank pages. Simply click on the Log In | Register link in the navigation bar. If you haven't joined yet, you will be prompted to create a password.
Purchase the TVI's Guide to Teaching the ECC Complete Set and immediately unlock the pages within the ECC Complete Set Bonus including bonus printables, interactive sensory stories, interactive matching activities, interactive choice making activities, job task box activities and MORE! This is my way of continuing to support you and say "Thank you!" for choosing to purchase the Complete Set.
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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.
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