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Mentor Center - April 2021
Hosted via Zoom April 26-27, 2021

Mentor Centers provide participants an opportunity to observe experienced TVIs and COMS as they use a variety of strategies and materials with their students on the TSBVI and Austin ISD campuses. Each participant will have the opportunity to observe between 4-6 individual VI professionals a day.

Learning Objectives:
• Observe visually impaired students in a variety of learning environments.
• Keep a record of materials and strategies observed.
• Apply strategies and materials to their own students.
• Connect theory learned in coursework to actual situations in the field.

Audience: Protégés matched with a TVI and/or COMS mentor through the TSBVI Mentor Program and Texas students currently enrolled in the Texas Tech University or Stephen F. Austin State University VI/O&M programs who do not have a mentor.

Important Session Information:

The Mentor Program funds:
• Substitute teacher payment for your district to hire a sub in your absence.

To be eligible to attend, you must fit one of these categories:
• You are a student currently working on VI or O&M certification in Texas.
• You are a protégé matched with a mentor through the TSBVI Mentor Program.

Mentor Center attendance is limited to two times for any individual:
• Once as a student with TTU/SFA who does not yet teach as a TVI or COMS.
• Once as a protégé matched with a mentor.

Registration for this session has ended

Session ID:
Credits Available:
(14) CEU
Seats Filled:
26 / 30
Contact Person:
Melanie Schacht
Chrissy Cowan
Date Time Location
4/26/2021 7:45 AM - 4:00 PM Zoom
4/27/2021 7:45 AM - 4:00 PM Zoom
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