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Accessibility: Empowering Instructional Technology Specialists to Improve Learning

taught by: Jessica McKay
co-presented by: Mesha Daniels., Erick Buenrostro, Larry Snyder

Session Summary

It takes a dedicated and diverse team of teachers and staff to ensure students can meaningfully engage with multimedia materials and in a variety of learning environments. We want to share our story of struggles and triumphs in creating our ever evolving ecosystem of collaboration to deliver accessible instruction to all students.

Practical Skills

  • 1. Understand the benefits of designing learning environments with accessibility in the forefront 2. Understand the importance of a collaborative relationship between assistive technology and Instructional technology to design accessible learning environments. 3. Learn steps that can be taken on a district and campus level to build a collaborative relationship and start putting structures in place to ensure accessibility is considered in all decisions.