Illinois State University

General Information

Illinois State University
Campus Box 5910
Normal Illinois 1 61790-5910
(309) 438 8986
http://www.coe.ilstu.edu

Brief Description

Our Low Vision and Blindness Teacher Preparation Program provides education leading to licensure as a Teacher for the Visually Impaired. ISU was just awarded a grant call EL VISTA (Early Learning Visual Impairment Services, Training, and Advancement). EL VISTA is an EI certification program for TVI's, O & M's, and Deaf-Blind professionals.

Staff

Pam Duda, Co-Coordinator, Low Vision & Blindness Program, psduda@ilstu.edu

Stacy Jones-Bock, Chairperson, Department of Special Education , sjbock@ilstu.edu

Services Offered

  • Distance Education
    • Offers program for certification in education of visually impaired children.

  • Distance Education
    • Offers program for certification in education of visually impaired children.

  • Personnel Preparation
    • Undergraduate and graduate (master's, doctoral) programs for teachers of the visually handicapped and multihandicapped. Offers program for certification in education of visually impaired children through distance education.