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New TVI and O&M Mentoring

Thursday, May 23, 2024

The Outreach Department at WCBVI is entering its 9th year of offering mentoring to Wisconsin vision professionals new to the field of visual impairments! We are excited to be able to pair a new Teacher of the Visually Impaired (TVI) or Orientation and Mobility Specialist (O&M) in Wisconsin with an experienced TVI or O&M in Wisconsin to provide resources and support. WCBVI is pleased to provide vision-specific mentoring for Wisconsin’s newly licensed Teachers of the Visually Impaired and O&M Instructors.

To participate in this program an O&M must have completed an O&M program approved by the association for education and rehabilitation of the blind and visually impaired (AER) and hold a valid O&M license from DPI. This includes having completed an internship. DPI O&M license. A Teacher of the Visually Impaired protege must have a current teaching license. Apply for WI Educator license. If the TVI protege has a license based on reciprocity, they will find information at

For more information, including Frequently Asked Questions and Protege Application, visit our website at WCBVI Outreach Mentoring Program. More information on becoming a TVI or O&M can be found at