Virginia Consortium for Teacher Preparation in Vision Impairment

General Information

Virginia Consortium for Teacher Preparation in Vision Impairment
George Mason University
Fairfax Virginia 1 22030
(703) 993 5625
kavila@gmu.edu
http://kihd.gmu.edu/training-grants/teacher-prep-program/

Brief Description

The VI Consortium is the only academic program for preparing teachers of students with visual impairments in Virginia and is comprised of five universities: George Mason University, James Madison University, Norfolk State University, Old Dominion University, and Radford University. Its primary goal is to prepare teachers to be highly skilled at working with students with visual impairment and blindness. Completion of the VI program meets the Virginia Department of Education's required competencies for teachers of students with vision impairments.

Staff

Kimberly Avila, Acting Coordinator, kavila@gmu.edu

Services Offered

  • Distance Education
    • On-line learning through Blackboard offers students anytime, anywhere access to course content.