The National Federation of the Blind (NFB) have announced Teachers of Tomorrow Program

The National Federation of the Blind (NFB) have announced Teachers of Tomorrow Program. 


The program provides teachers of blind students an opportunity to enhance their educational experience by learning about blindness from blind mentors. 


The program addresses questions that participants may have about how blind people manage their blindness so that it does not become a barrier to their success. Further, this program share methods on how to discuss blindness and how to best encourage them to develop positive attitudes about blindness. 

 

Program also exposes participants to the latest in instructional strategies and access technology. 


“Every day we raise the expectations of blind people, because it is low expectations that create obstacles between blind people and our dreams”, said Mark Riccobono, President of the NFB.


The full story can be read at this link: https://nfb.org/about-us/press-room/national-federation-blind-celebrates-teachers-tomorrow


[Photo description: A building with a sign "Welcome Teachers of Tomorrow" and an American flag]