California Transcribers and Educators for the Blind and Visually Impaired - AFB Directory Profile

General Information

California Transcribers and Educators for the Blind and Visually Impaired
741 North Vermont Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90029-3594
(323) 666-2211 (Local)
administrator@ctebvi.org
http://www.ctebvi.org

Brief Description

CTEBVI's mission is to promote excellence and professionalism in braille transcribing for and educating of persons who are blind or visually impaired.

Its membership is composed of:

  • Transcribers, both volunteer and professional
  • Educators, including resource teachers and itinerant teachers
  • Orientation & Mobility Specialists
  • Rehabilitation counselors and counselor-teachers
  • Administrators, both school and agency
  • Parents of visually impaired children
  • Librarians
  • Paraprofessionals
  • Students, both those learning to work with persons who are visually impaired and those who are visually impaired themselves
  • Many other advocates for the special needs of individuals living with blindness and visual impairment


Geographic area served: Members primarily reside in California, but we have many members from other US states and from outside the US as well.
Publications: CTEBVI JOURNAL

Staff

Tracy Gaines, President, bttranscriber@hotmail.com
Cristin Lockwood, Vice President, mc.lockwood@att.net
Sue Reilly, Treasurer, dot5y@yahoo.com

Services Offered

Services for Adults

  • Financial Assistance
    • Offers scholarship for basic or advanced training courses for educators and funding for CTEBVI enhancements for transcribers. Offers the Donna Coffee Memorial Scholarship.
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