UMass Boston Sponsored Trainings

CVI Courses 

The University of Massachusetts Boston Vision Studies Program and Perkins School for the Blind announce the cooperative creation of a Cortical/Cerebral Visual Impairment (CVI) series of professional development courses for vision professionals. These courses are in the process of undergoing review for becoming a certificate program. See the FAQ to learn more!

Online Professional Development Through NERCVE

We do not currently have any new trainings. A couple past trainings are provided below. Please see the ACVREP website for previous courses that have been recorded.

All workshops/mini-courses will provide ACVREP credits or PDPs towards professional teaching degrees. Sign up by clicking on the title of the workshop.

Supporting STEM Education for Students with Visual Impairments

  • Instructor: Kate Fraser
  • Dates: March 1st, 2021 – March 26th, 2021
  • Cost: $125
  • PDPs: 20 hours

In a world where STEM education is increasingly leading to employment in the field, students with visual impairments benefit from all aspects of STEM as an introduction to possible STEM careers, future hobbies, and awareness of the world around them. As professionals in the field, we need the information and methodologies to support and facilitate STEM Education.

How to Integrate the ECC into Remote Core Curriculum Lessons

  • Instructor: Laura Merwin
  • Dates: March 8th and 10th, 2021 3:30 EST
  • Cost: $30
  • PDPs: 5 hours

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