This program is open to licensed teachers who want to gain specialized skills to work with blind or visually impaired students covering ages three to twenty-one.
Your training will include a study of specialized content such as:
- braille reading and writing
- assistive technology for individuals with visual impairments
- functional vision assessments
- learning media assessments
- expanded core curriculum
As a licensed teacher for the visually impaired, you will be prepared to teach students from preschool through high school in a variety of classroom settings or resource rooms. The program also allows for individuals to work in a residential setting.
This fully online program is designed to meet the needs of full-time working teachers who progress through the five-semester program in a cohort, developing a strong network of collaborative partnerships that extend well beyond graduation. Our training program is designed to provide you with the knowledge and skills for success in this exciting career.