Accessible Materials Made Right is a regional workshop intended to help equip participants with the skills and understanding needed to begin creating accessible materials and to train others to do likewise. Topics include:
- Why accessibility matters
- Principles and components of accessibility in Word, Acrobat, and PowerPoint
- Creating accessible material from the start
To help facilitate the learning process and guide teams toward effective implementation, the workshop has been split into three non-consecutive days. Participants are expected to attend all three days. The workshop alternates between lecture, hands-on practice, and group discussion. Upon completion, everyone will have had hands-on practice creating basic-level accessible:
- Word documents
- PowerPoint presentations
Who should attend?
Intermediate school district teams, or local district teams, of at least two people who are responsible for, and will be, training others on the creation and remediation of accessible materials on publicly facing websites are invited to apply. Please refer to the Accessible Materials Made Right Information Guidefor guidance on selecting a team.
When and where is the training?
Location: Berrien RESA
Dates: January 11, February 2, and February 15
Interested teams must first submit an application. Successful applicants will receive registration information upon acceptance of the application.
Application deadline: December 15