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State Superintendent’s Advisory Council on Blindness and Visual Impairment Education

Event Date

Monday, January 10, 2022 -
10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
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Event Description

The State Superintendent's Advisory Council on Blindness and Visual Impairment Education:
 
 
  • advises the state superintendent on statewide activities to benefit students who are blind or visually impaired;
  • makes recommendations for improvements in services provided by the Wisconsin Center for the Blind and Visually Impaired (WCBVI);
  • and proposes ways to improve the preparation of teachers and staff and coordination between the department and other agencies that offer services to the visually impaired.
 
Agenda
 
  • Public Input and Comments
  • Introductions
  • Prior Meeting Minutes Approval
  • Council Member Updates (Council Members report on stakeholder activities and/or concerns)
  • Department of Public Instruction (DPI) Updates
  • Wisconsin Center for the Blind and Visually Impaired Departmental Updates
  • Wisconsin Talking Book and Braille Library Updates
  • Teacher of the Visually Impaired Training Program Update
  • B-3 Taskforce Report
  • National Blindness Professional Certification Board (NBPCB) Q&A
  • Educator Effectiveness: Past work, discussion, next steps
  • Council Vacancies
  • VI Paraprofessionals

Location

Via Zoom – Email amanda.jordan@wcbvi.k12.wi.us for meeting information.

Contact

You may provide input to the meeting via letter, email, phone, or in person. Please RSVP to Amanda Jordan if you plan to attend the meeting. Amanda.jordan@wcbvi.k12.wi.us
Written input can be sent to the above email address or to: State Superintendent’s Advisory Council on Blindness & Visual Impairment Education (attn: Amanda Jordan), 1700 W State St, Janesville, WI 53546
Advisory Council Chairperson: Julie Hapeman, hapemajl@milwaukee.k12.wi.us
DPI Liaison: Dan Wenzel, WCBVI Center Director, dan.wenzel@wcbvi.k12.wi.us

Meetings:
10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. Monday, January 10, 2022
Wednesday, March 16, 2022
Tuesday, June 14, 2022