Certified Assistive Technology Instructional Specialist (CATIS) Core Domain Workshop Summer 2020
Thursday, May 28, 2020
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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


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.


Registration open through 6/3/2020 12:00 PM Eastern Time (US & Canada)

Registration is $600.00

Continuing Education
CEU: Units - 7.2
Contact Hours: Hours - 72

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The North Carolina Central University Continuing Education Division offers lifelong learning opportunities. Course activities include workshops, conferences, seminars, short programs, courses, and other structured educational experiences for students. Most programs offer certificates, though learners receive no college degree credits. The activities are designed for life enrichment and agency certification renewal if applicable. Courses offered include in-service training for teachers, health workers, and other professions, corporate-sponsored training, training programs for units of government or industry, and personal enrichment programs.


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