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Resources for General Ed Teachers and Other Team Members Working with an Elementary Age Student with a Visual Impairment

Developed by: Dr. Tina Herzberg, University of South Carolina Upstate 

Dr. L. Penny Rosenblum, University of Arizona


Please pass this along to any teacher you may be working with in the coming school year. Download the Flyer

The training is for those who will be working with a student with a visual impairment in 2019-2020. It will remain open until September 15, 2019.


  • Complete a short demographic survey
  • Take a pre-test
  • Complete 11 units each 8-12 minutes on topics related to working with an elementary aged student with a visual impairment.
  • Some of the topics include:
    • How Do You Use Your Vision?
    • Understanding the Numbers Behind a Student’s Visual Impairment and the Use of Functional Vision
    • What is Braille and How Do Students Read It?
    • Who’s on My Student’s Educational Team?
    • How Does the Student Use Technology in My Classroom?
  • Take a post-test
  • Complete a follow-up survey

Those who complete the requirements will receive a certificate for 5 hours of continuing education credit.

OPTIONAL: Those who complete two assignments to demonstrate knowledge gained through the training will receive a certificate for 8 hours of continuing education credit instead of 5 hours.

How to Sign up or Get More Information:

Please complete the consent form and short demographic survey. Within 2 weeks, you will receive information on how to enter the Blackboard site.

For more information contact:
Dr. L. Penny Rosenblum

Dr. Tina Herzberg