State & Local Leaders

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Administrators have an important role in leading staff in considering, documenting, and implementing assistive technology (AT). This handout provides recommendations for administrators to guide the AT consideration process. This resource was created for PACER Center’s Technology to Improve Kids’ Educational Success (TIKES) project. http://www.pacer.org/stc/tikes...

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Accessibility guidelines, checklists, and standards can be useful tools when developing accessible content, but accessibility is more than just a checklist for compliance. Understanding your end users and the ways they use web and digital content can help you move beyond technical components of accessibility to developing a truly usable...

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What does accessibility compliance mean for you as an educational leader? How can you ensure fair and equal access for all of your students, teachers, and other stakeholders before problems arise? Making accessibility a reality will require strategic planning, increased collaboration, and the blending and braiding of funding streams and...
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Under Title IV Part A of the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA), each state will receive funds based on the Title I funding formula. States then have the option of allocating these funds to select areas, including supporting technology. Use this infographic to learn more about technology-related funding under ESSA...

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ESSA provides a common language to bridge special education. Universal Design for Learning and technology can drive innovative strategies to enhance teaching and learning. This infographic compares the differences of key terms used in ESSA with terms used in NCLB.

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In an article originally published, November 3, 2016 in Special Ed Connection, author Jessica Herseim highlights the Digital Accessibility Toolkit.

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The Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) includes an increased focus on technology-related requirements to achieve educational outcomes and opportunities for all students. This document is a summary of the technology-related opportunities and terms within ESSA and their implications for students with disabilities (SWDs). It includes a variety of resources to...

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This webinar by Martha Thurlow and Sheryl Lazarus from the National Center on Educational Outcomes provides viewers with a quick, yet comprehensive, overview of the paradigm shift in how accessibility features and accommodations are provided as states move toward technology-based assessments. This session will provide you with the information...

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This resource guide identifies a number of high-quality, useful resources to address issues of accessibility in several key areas: developing an accessibility statement, conducting an accessibility audit, procuring accessible technology, and building professional development and training resources on accessibility for your staff.

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In partnership with the Consortium on School Networking (CoSN), we are pleased to present the Digital Accessibility Toolkit: What Education Leaders Need to Know.

Accessibility is essential for leveraging technology and providing educational opportunities for all students, including those with disabilities and English language learners....

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