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Subject: Free Professional Development on Designing and Modifying for the Regular Education Teacher and Role of the Paraprofessional

Source: Ginger Henry, Director, Effective Practices

Intended Audience:  Regular education classroom teacher and/or special education teacher who has or will have a student with a visual impairment in their classroom, paraprofessionals or other school staff working with a student who is blind or visually impaired

Date: July 23, 2013

The Southwest Regional Professional Development Center is offering a free workshop on "Designing and Modifying for the Regular Education Teacher and Role of the Paraprofessional" on Tuesday, August 6, 2013, from 9:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.  This workshop will be held at Missouri State University, Park Central Office Building, Springfield, MO.

This informational and demonstrative workshop will provide information for classroom teachers, special educators, and paraprofessionals and will focus on the unique aspects of educating students who have visual impairments and the role of the regular education teacher, vision teacher, and paraprofessional.  Aundrayah Shermer and Julie Anderson-Ituarte, Blindness Skills Specialists, Missouri State University will be presenting.

There is no cost but you must register to attend.  NOTE:  The workshop will be working through the lunch period.  You must bring a sack lunch, as no lunch will be provided.

Please register electronically by July 31, 2013, by sending your name, phone number, school district, and position to:  A confirmation will be emailed to you at the email you register with.  This confirmation email will include parking and location information.  Please register using your summer email address.   A certificate will be issued for attendance.