[Athen] purchasing accessible resources

Kara Zirkle kzirkle1 at gmu.edu
Wed Oct 29 11:10:59 PDT 2014

Hello Susan,

We have a Purchase Policy that refers to a committee that accessibility is a part of. We also have an accessibility policy that include procurement. Finally, we have a lot of information to help vendors know the necessary steps to provide the information needed to help make a speedy purchase.

* Policy 1307: Procurement and/or Development of Administrative Systems/Applications<http://universitypolicy.gmu.edu/policies/procurement-andor-development-of-administrative-systemsapplications/>

* http://ati.gmu.edu/policy/procurement/
* Policy 1308: University Information Technology Accessibility<http://universitypolicy.gmu.edu/policies/university-information-technology-accessibility/>



Kara Zirkle
IT Accessibility Coordinator
Assistive Technology Initiative
George Mason University
Direct Line Phone: 703-993-9815
Main Office Phone: 703-993-4329
Twitter: @AccessibleMason

From: athen-list [mailto:athen-list-bounces at mailman13.u.washington.edu] On Behalf Of Martin, Susan
Sent: Tuesday, October 28, 2014 1:13 PM
To: Access Technology Higher Education Network (athen-list at u.washington.edu)
Subject: [Athen] purchasing accessible resources

Hi Everyone,
We are working on revising our Software and Materials Purchase Policy to include accessibility requirements. Does anyone have a accessibility checklist that they can share to help us get started on this?
Thank you,

Susan J. Martin M.Ed- Director

The Learning Accommodations Center
Northern Essex Community College
Behrakis One-Stop Student Services Center SC-111B
100 Elliot Street, Haverhill, MA 01830
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