[Nfbnet-members-list] NFB Jernigan Institute Teacher Leader Seminar

David Andrews dandrews at visi.com
Fri Oct 14 00:56:27 UTC 2011

>NFB Jernigan Institute Teacher Leader Seminar
>             The National Federation of the Blind understands how 
> important it is for teachers working in a low incidence field, like 
> blindness, to find opportunities to collaborate and network. In an 
> effort to foster learning, interaction, and community, the NFB is 
> hosting the first-ever Teacher Leader Seminar! During this 
> three-day conference, teachers will have the opportunity to learn, 
> grow, and meet other professionals.  This conference will include 
> learning sessions and Make and Takes, networking with other 
> teachers and professionals, and best practice and technology 
> discussions.  Teachers will have the chance to influence the 
> content of sessions and lead discussions.  Participants are 
> strongly encouraged to take advantage of social media before, 
> during, and after this seminar to stay in contact with each other 
> and teachers in the field.
>The National Federation of the Blind Jernigan Institute is 
>collaborating with the National Organization of Professionals in 
>Blindness Education to hold this Teacher Leader Seminar on January 
>27-29, 2012 in Baltimore, MD. This conference is open to teachers of 
>blind students, orientation and mobility instructors, classroom 
>teachers, students in graduate programs and all other blindness 
>professionals. Registration cost is $100 dollars and includes meals 
>during the program. The first fifty teachers to register will be 
>offered on-site accommodations.  Please register at 
>If you have any questions please contact Emily Gibbs, Education 
>Program Specialist at (410) 659-9314 ext. 2407 or e-mail egibbs at nfb.org.
>Emily Gibbs M.Ed NCLB
>Education Programs Specialist
>Jernigan Institute
>200 East Wells Street
>at Jernigan Place
>Baltimore, MD 21230
>Phone: (410) 659-9314 ext. 2407
>Fax: (410) 659-5129
>Email: <mailto:EGibbs at nfb.org>EGibbs at nfb.org
>Web: <http://www.nfb.org/education>www.nfb.org/education
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