Personnel Preparation: APH Directory of Services Listings

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Personnel Preparation

Degree programs and areas of concentration to prepare professionals to work in various capacities with individuals who are blind or visually impaired. Services in this category also include distance education or off-campus programs for students who are working toward degrees or certification in specializations in the field of blindness and visual impairment.

There are a total of 51 listings found in Personnel Preparation.

  • Boston College, Lynch School of Education: Teacher Education, Special Education, and Curriculum and Instruction Department

    Campion Hall 211
    Chestnut Hill Massachusetts 02467
    http://www.bc.edu/schools/lsoe/

  • California State University, Los Angeles

    5151 State University Drive
    Los Angeles California 90032
    bnaimy@calstatela.edu
    http://www.calstatela.edu/academic/ccoe/

  • Dominican College

    470 Western Highway
    Orangeburg New York 10962
    rona.shaw@dc.edu
    http://www.dc.edu

  • Eastern Michigan University: Department of Special Education

    128 Porter
    Ypsilanti Michigan 48197
    tli@emich.edu
    http://www.emich.edu/

  • Florida State University: Program in Visual Disabilities

    2205 Stone Building
    Tallahassee Florida 32306-4459
    bischof@fsu.edu
    https://education.fsu.edu/degrees-and-programs/undergraduate-programs/visual-disabilities; https://education.fsu.edu/degrees-and-programs/graduate-programs/curriculum-and-instruction/visual-disabilities-m-s

  • Hadley

    700 Elm Street
    Winnetka Illinois 60093
    info@hadley.edu
    http://www.hadley.edu

  • Hunter College of The City University of New York

    Department of Special Education, 909W
    New York New York 10065
    http://www.hunter.cuny.edu/education/dept/specialed/index.shtml

  • Illinois State University

    Campus Box 5910
    Normal Illinois 61790-5910
    beatrice@afb.net
    http://www.coe.ilstu.edu

  • Iowa Department for the Blind

    524 Fourth Street
    Des Moines Iowa 50309-2364
    tiffany.bickell@blind.state.ia.us
    https://blind.iowa.gov/

  • Jackson State University: Department of Special Education

    1400 JR Lynch Street
    Jackson Mississippi 39217
    beatrice@afb.net
    http://www.jsums.edu/specialedu/

  • Kentucky Department of Education: Division of Exceptional Children Services

    500 Mero Street
    Frankfort Kentucky 40601
    beatrice@afb.net
    http://education.ky.gov/specialed/blindef/Pages/default.aspx

  • Kutztown University: Department of Special Education

    Beekey 104
    Kutztown Pennsylvania 19530
    dross@kutztown.edu
    http://www.kutztown.edu/acad/coe/spced/spec.htm

  • Mississippi State University, The National Research and Training Center on Blindness and Low Vision

    P. O. Box 6189
    Mississippi State Mississippi 39762
    mbelant@colled.msstate.edu
    http://www.blind.msstate.edu

  • Northern Illinois University

    Department of Special and Early Education
    DeKalb Illinois 60115
    gkapperman@niu.edu
    http://cedu.niu.edu/seed/academic/vision/

  • Northern State University: Special Education Program

    1200 South Jay Street
    Aberdeen South Dakota 57401
    Beatrice@afb.net
    http://www.northern.edu

  • Ohio State University: College of Education and Human Ecology

    127 Arps Hall
    Columbus Ohio 43210
    beatrice@afb.net
    http://ehe.osu.edu/teaching-and-learning/

  • Assistive Technology and Accessible Educational Materials Center

    470 Glenmont Avenue
    Columbus Ohio 43214
    paula_mauro@orclish.org
    http://ataem.org

  • Peabody College of Vanderbilt University: Department of Special Education, Program in Visual Disabilities

    Box 328, Peabody College
    Nashville Tennessee 37203
    beatrice@afb.net
    http://peabody.vanderbilt.edu/

  • Salus University

    College of Education and Rehabilitation
    Elkins Park Pennsylvania 19027-1598
    mgraboyes@salus.edu
    http://www.salus.edu

  • Portland State University: School of Education

    Department of Special Education
    Portland Oregon 97207-0751
    http://www.pdx.edu/sped/vil

  • San Francisco State University: Department of Special Education

    Programs in Orientation & Mobility and Visual Impairment
    San Francisco California 94132
    srosen@sfsu.edu (O&M); ysiu@sfsu.edu (TVI)
    mobility.sfsu.edu (O&M program); viprogram.sfsu.edu (TVI program); sped.sfsu.edu (Dept. of Special Education)

  • Stephen F. Austin State University

    Box 13019 SFA Station
    Nacogdoches Texas 75962
    http://www.sfasu.edu/humanservices/

  • Teachers College, Columbia University: Department of Health and Behavior Studies

    Program for Educators of Learners with Blindness & Visual Impairments
    New York New York 10027
    http://www.tc.columbia.edu

  • Texas Tech University: Virginia Murray Sowell Center for Research and Education in Sensory Disabilities

    Room, 220, College of Education, Box 41071
    Lubbock Texas 79409-1071
    n.griffin-shirley@ttu.edu
    http://www.depts.ttu.edu/education/outreach-and-research/sowell/index.php

  • University of Alabama at Birmingham: Department of Leadership, Special Education and Foundations

    Education Building, Room 2321
    Birmingham Alabama 35294
    beatrice@afb.net
    http://www.uab.edu/education/home/teacher-education-program/special-education

  • The University of Arizona: Specialization in Visual Impairment

    College of Education / DPS
    Tucson Arizona 85721-0069
    jerin@u.arizona.edu
    http://www.coe.arizona.edu/visual_impairment

  • University of Arkansas at Little Rock: School of Counseling, Human Performance and Rehabilitation

    Dept. of Counseling, Adult and Rehabilitation Education
    Little Rock Arkansas 72204
    pbsmith@ualr.edu
    http://ualr.edu/ma/RHBLO/

  • University of British Columbia: Department of Educational and Counseling Psychology and Special Education

    2125 Main Mall
    Vancouver British Columbia V6T 1Z4
    cay.holbrook@ubc.ca
    http://ecps.educ.ubc.ca/

  • University of Nebraska-Lincoln - Department of Special Education and Communication Disorders

    274 Barkley Memorial Center
    Lincoln Nebraska 68583-0738
    esiegel1@unl.edu
    http://cehs.unl.edu/secd/visual-impairments

  • University of North Dakota: Department of Special Education

    Education Building Room 238
    Grand Forks North Dakota 58202-7189
    http://www.und.edu/dept/tl/html/facultystaff.html

  • University of Northern Colorado

    School of Special Education
    Greeley Colorado 80639
    kay.ferrell@unco.edu
    http://www.unco.edu/cebs/sped/

  • University of Pittsburgh: Department of Teaching, Learning, & Leading, School of Education

    Department of Teaching, Learning, & Leading, School of Education
    Pittsburgh Pennsylvania 15260
    tessam@pitt.edu
    https://www.education.pitt.edu/AcademicDepartments/InstructionLearning/Programs/VisionStudies.aspx

  • University of Toledo: Early Childhood, Physical, and Special Education

    2801 West Bancroft Street
    Toledo Ohio 43606
    http://www.utoledo.edu/eduhshs/depts/ecpse/index.html

  • Lighthouse of Southwest Florida, Inc.

    35 West Mariana Avenue
    North Fort Myers Florida 33903
    aleone@vipcenter.org
    http://www.lighthouseswfl.org/

  • Western Michigan University: Department of Blindness and Low Vision Studies

    Department of Blindness and Low Vision Studies
    Kalamazoo Michigan 49008-5218
    paul.ponchillia@wmich.edu
    http://www.wmich.edu/visionstudies/

  • University of Utah: Multi-University Consortium Teacher Preparation Program in Sensory Impairments

    University of Utah
    Salt Lake City Utah 84112-9253
    Donna.henricksen@ed.utah.edu <Donna.henricksen@ed.utah.edu>
    http://www.ed.utah.edu/SPED/

  • University of Northern Iowa Teacher Training Program for Students with Visual Impairments

    150 Schindler Education Center
    Cedar Falls Iowa 50614-0601
    http://www.uni.edu/

  • Mount Saint Vincent University

    166 Bedford Highway
    Halifax Nova Scotia B3M 2J6
    http://www.msvu.ca/education/index.asp#Graduate

  • University of Western Ontario

    1137 Western Road
    London Ontario N6G 1G7
    http://www.edu.uwo.ca/conted/aq/subject/blind.html

  • Northeast Regional Center for Vision Education/University of Massachusetts Boston

    NERCVE
    Boston Massachusetts 02125-3393
    hhenshaw@ric.edu
    http://www.nercve.umb.edu

  • North Carolina Central University

    H.M. Michaux, Jr. School of Education
    Durham North Carolina 27707
    jbardin@nccu.edu
    http://www.nccu.edu/soe/vitp.cfm

  • Missouri State University

    Teacher Certification Office
    Springfield Missouri 65897
    teachercertification@missouristate.edu
    http://www.missouristate.edu/certification/9033.htm

  • University of South Carolina Upstate

    800 University Way
    Spartanburg South Carolina 29303
    therzberg@uscupstate.edu
    https://uscupstate.edu/graduate/education/

  • Marshall University

    100 Angus E. Peyton Drive
    South Charleston West Virginia 25303
    http://www.marshall.edu/

  • Silver Lake College

    Department of Special Education
    Manitowoc Wisconsin 54220
    pattyb@silver.sl.edu
    https://www.sl.edu/traditional-program/academics/majors/educational-studies/special-education-2/

  • West Virginia University Department of Special Education

    Allen Hall
    Morgantown West Virginia 26506-6122
    http://specialed.wvu.edu/home/certification/low_vision_blindness

  • Indiana State University: Promoting Achievement for Students with Sensory Loss

    Blumberg Center, Bayh College of Education
    Terre Haute Indiana 47809
    Karen.Goehl@indstate.edu
    https://passprojectisu.org/

  • Virginia Project for Children and Youth with DeafBlindness

    Partnership for People with Disbilities/VCU
    Richmond Virginia 23284-3020
    http://www.vcu.edu/partnership/vadbproject/index.htm

  • University of Maine Center for Community Inclusion and Disability Studies

    5717 Corbett Hall
    Orono Maine 04469
    http://ccids.umaine.edu/

  • Trevecca Nazarene University

    333 Murfreesboro Road
    Nashville Tennessee 37210
    http://www.trevecca.edu/academics/schools-colleges/education/vis