[Athen] SSB's ACE Institute Offering Three New Online Courses in June

Sam Joehl sam.joehl at ssbbartgroup.com
Wed Apr 3 08:50:23 PDT 2013

As a well-known expert in the area of IT accessibility, SSB recognizes the
need to provide education on various accessibility topics. To fill that
need, in 2012 SSB created the Accessibility, Compliance, and Expertise
(ACE) Institute for Learning. The ACE Institute’s team of experts has a
proven track record providing accessibility solutions and training to
thousands of organizations for all areas of IT accessibility compliance.

Coming up in June, the ACE Institute will offer three new in-depth,
instructor-led online training courses:
*Accessibility Concepts*<https://ace.ssbbartgroup.com/accessibility_basics.php>

*Tuesday, June 11th – 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM EDT*

This interactive course provides a firm grounding in accessibility and
information technology from an individual, enterprise, and global
perspective. In-depth training is provided, covering accessibility,
assistive technology, user requirements for individuals with disabilities,
applicable laws and worldwide standards, and creation of the business case
for accessibility.
*Web Accessibility Basics*<https://ace.ssbbartgroup.com/web_accessibility.php>

*Wednesday, June 12th and Thursday, June 13th – 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM EDT

This interactive course, divided into two 4 hour sessions over two
consecutive days, provides training on the creation and testing of websites
and applications for accessibility and compliance with relevant standards.
In-depth instruction is provided on the principles and standards of web
accessibility, including best practices for core areas of accessibility
such as color, non-text elements, page structure, lists, links, frames,
navigation, keyboard access, focus, data tables, layout tables and forms.
*Adobe Acrobat Accessibility

*Tuesday, June 18th and Wednesday, June 19th – 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM Daily*

This interactive course, divided into two 4 hour sessions over two
consecutive days, provides content authors and managers with in-depth
training on Adobe Acrobat accessibility solutions. In order to give
participants the functional knowledge needed to create fully accessible
documents, key topics will include an overview of PDF documents, proper
preparation of native documents and best practices for core areas of
accessibility such as images, color, reading order, links, page structure,
lists and typography.

*Be sure to take advantage of the early registration discount that ends on
Friday, May 3rd!*

Register at https://ace.ssbbartgroup.com/index.php or call (800) 889-9659
to register by phone

*Training certificate of completion will be provided*
*About SSB BART Group’s ACE Institute for Learning*

SSB’s Accessibility, Compliance, and Expertise (ACE) Institute for Learning
instructs accessibility-focused courses that provide the knowledge and
skills to select, implement and build Information Technology (IT) systems
that conform to Section 508, the WCAG 2.0 and other relevant accessibility
requirements and standards. Providing basic to advanced level training, the
course offerings include accessibility awareness issues and basic
programming skills, accessibility specific procurement information, and
advanced programming and auditing proficiencies.
Accessibility Overview Webinar Series

For a high-level preview of some of the topics that will be covered
in-depth during the ACE training in June, check out our Accessibility
Overview Webinar Series <https://www.ssbbartgroup.com/webinars.php>. This
series of weekly 30-minute webinars will cover topics such as accessibility
concepts, assistive technology, laws and standards, and document
accessibility. Registration is free.

Sam Joehl

Director of Client Services


(703) 637-8956

Sam.joehl at ssbbartgroup.com


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