State Superintendent’s Blind and Visual Impairment Education Advisory Council
The 17-member State Superintendent’s Blind and Visual Impairment Education Council advises the state superintendent on statewide activities that will benefit students who are blind or visually impaired; makes recommendations for improvements in services provided by the Wisconsin Center for the Blind and Visually Impaired; and proposes ways to improve the preparation of teachers and staff and coordination between the department and other agencies that offer services to the visually impaired. Members serve a 3-year term and meet 3-4 times a year in Madison, Milwaukee, or Janesville.
The member categories are:
- Parent of a child who is visually impaired
- Member of an organization affiliated with persons who are visually impaired
- Teacher of the Visually Impaired
- Orientation and Mobility Teacher
- General Education Teacher
- School Board Member
- School District Administrator
- School District Special Education Director
- CESA representative
- Higher Education representative who has experience as an educator of the visually impaired or an educator of teachers of the visually impaired
- Braille transcriber
If you are interested in serving on the State Superintendent’s Blind and Visual Impairment Education Advisory Council please fill out the Advisory Council Interest Form and a representative will contact you when there are vacancies.