The Core Domain Workshops lead to ACVREP CATIS Certification for participants.
This course is designed to meet the Core Domain proficiencies outlined by the Academy for Certification of Vision Rehabilitation & Education Professionals (ACVREP) for Certified Assistive Technology Instructional Specialists (CATIS). It may also be taken as a review course in preparation for sitting on the exam for CATIS. The course will cover the three core domain areas of Assessment, Technology and Instruction. These broad areas will be covered with consideration for both school age educators and adult rehabilitation specialists. In class, content will support out-of-class reading or review in order to allow for deep and meaningful discussions tapping the expertise of all involved in the workshops.
Sean Tikkun is an assistant professor in the Visual Impairments Training Program in the department of Curriculum and Instruction. He is a Certified Assistive Technology Instructional Specialist (CATIS), Teacher of Students with Visual Impairments (TSVI), and former Certified Orientation and Mobility Specialist (COMS). He has 14 years of teaching experience in K-12 schools as both a mathematics classroom teacher and visual impairments specialist. Sean served as a CATIS Subject Matter Expert for ACVREP and has taught AT at both Northern Illinois University and North Carolina Central University. He can be seen wandering conferences like FETC, ATIA, CSUN and the Consumer Electronics Show.
North Carolina Central University
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Durham, NC 27707
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