Gateways to Independence


July 14-16



(to be placed on a waiting list, please contact Beth Baker @ - this is not a guarantee that you will be registered) 

July 14:         

Pamela Howard, Outreach Consultant and Cindy Queen, NBCT will present on the Best Practices Continuum (Blindness/Visual Impairment):  Pre-Evaluation to Progress Monitoring

This session will provide participants with more specific guidance and best practices in the world of visual impairments as related to:  Response to Intervention, Referral, Initial Evaluation, Adverse Effect, Determining Eligibility, IEP Development, Progress Monitoring, and Lesson Plan Development focusing on the Expanded Core Curriculum.

July 15-16:    

Frances Mary D'Andrea and Mary Nelle McLennan will present on Unified English Braille (UEB).  

This training meets the mandatory state requirements for teachers of the visually impaired in the transition to UEB. The first day includes hands on activities with the Perkins Brailler focusing on changes within the literary code.  The second day of training involves hands on activities with UEB and math.  Attendees will have the chance to provide input and guidance through facilitated discussion.

All days are optional, but attendees will not want to attend the second day of UEB without attending the first


Parking Parking WILL BE available behind Evans Hall, along Frankfort or Haldeman, behind the track off of Haldeman, or at the Frankfort Ave. Church of Christ on the corner of Haldeman and Frankfort. Please do NOT park along APH. 



Please also note that there are some local road closures that may or may not affect your travel:


For additional information about Gateways contact KSB Outreach Administrative Assistant Beth Baker at or 502-897-1583 ext. 7105



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Kenny Jones
Outreach Consultant - Site Based
(502) 897-1583 x 7109


Beth Baker
Outreach Administrative Asst.
(502) 897-1583 x 7105