[Athen] Teach Access Faculty Bootcamp at AHG

Howard Kramer hkramer at ahead.org
Wed Oct 4 15:55:28 PDT 2017

Dear Colleagues:

Accessing Higher Ground will be hosting a Teach Access Faculty Bootcamp on
November 14, from 9:00 am - 1:00 pm Mountain Time. The workshop can be
attended either onsite or remotely. Please use the invitation below to
invite faculty from your campus to participate. Both the onsite and virtual
option are free.

Let me know if you have any questions.

Subject: Faculty Bootcamp on Teaching Inclusive Design in Technology and
Design Classes

*Teach Access, in collaboration with the University of Colorado Boulder and
the Accessing Higher Ground Conference, Invites Faculty to attend their
Faculty Bootcamp on Teaching Inclusive Design in Technology and Design

Come learn about and discuss trends we are noticing with new-hires at tech
companies like Google, Microsoft, Oath, Adobe, and Facebook. Learn about
examples and techniques you can use in your own classrooms (programming,
design, testing, etc.) to best prepare your students to create inclusive
experiences that not only increase their employability after graduation,
but also motivate them to create innovative breakthroughs in making
technology work better for everyone.

*WHERE:* Westin Westminster, Colorado,

10600 Westminster Boulevard

Westminster, Colorado 80020

*WHEN: *Tuesday, November 14, 9:00 am – 1:00 pm MST

(12:00 -1:00 pm will be for lunch, discussion and q&a)

*COST: *No charge

*LEADERS: *Mary Bellard, Senior Accessibility Architect at Microsoft

co-leader of the Materials Task Force for Teach Access

Larry Goldberg, Senior Director, Accessible Media, Oath

*RSVP: *Seating is limited to 25. Registration is required


*OPTION: *A live stream is available for those who are not able to
attend onsite.

Registration is also required to attend via live stream. Use the URL above
to register.


*SESSIONS:* A mini-conference during the Accessing Higher Ground main

will focus on topics related to the teaching of accessibility and Universal
Design in university curriculum. More information

*QUESTIONS: *Contact Howard Kramer at 303-492-8672 or hkramer at colorado.edu.

More information can be found online at


Howard Kramer
Conference Coordinator
Accessing Higher Ground
cell: 720-351-8668

Join us for the *Accessing Higher Ground Conference
<http://accessinghigherground.org/>* in Denver, Colorado, Nov 13-17, 2017.
Request for proposals will be announced at the beginning of March.

Complete program information and registration is open for our full line-up
of webinars, *AHEADtoYOU!
<http://ahead.org/learn/virtual-learning/webinars>* And the *Technology
Access Series <http://ahead.org/learn/virtual-learning/at_webinars_15_16>*.
Site capacities for all webinar events is limited; please register at your
earliest convenience for the largest selection.

Not yet a member of AHEAD? *We welcome you to join AHEAD now.
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