Free Course - How to Build an Equitable and Accessible Classroom
Everyone deserves the opportunity to read and access information. Yet too many students are excluded from reading to learn, due to difficulty reading standard print.
The purpose of this free, self-paced course is to provide information on how to create an equitable and accessible classroom by giving you: context for why diversity, accessibility, inclusion and equity are important to all students, teaching you how to create accessible materials for your students, and highlighting the accessibility features built into the devices you and your students use every day.
The three modules in this course are be done at your own pace.
Module #1 - DEI + A - Diversity, Equity, Inclusion plus Accessibility
Module #2 - Create your own accessible materials
Module #3 - Built-in accessibility features
Contact Hours: The estimated completion time for this course in its entirety is 1.5 hours. To receive a Certificate of Completion, you must view the content in all three modules, and submit all reflection activities and assignments. You can submit the certificate and the contact hours detail form to your district to recieve credit.
Here's some feedback from teachers who have taken the course:
"I knew some of these tools and features, but these modules opened my eyes to so much more. I will be using them more in the future to become competent with them and more able to help others use them." -Gretchen
"I think this course was very helpful. Thank you. All the videos were helpful because they were short and to the point." -Erin
"I was able to learn many valuable skills through this training." -Jennifer
Once you register for the course, you will get the link for the Google Site.
If you have any questions or difficulty throughout the course, please contact the Training Team at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Thank you for your interest in our training course and we look forward to working with you to provide accessible and equitable opportunities for all learners.