Paths to Literacy

for students who are blind or visually impaired

Virtual Expanded Core Education Learning (ExCEL) Academy for Students with Visual Impairments

A girl listens to a broadcast which she has accessed with her braille note

Fall 2020

The Virtual ExCEL Academy is continuing now through the American Printing House for the Blind (APH).  Check out the schedule!

Interested in being an instructor?  Fill out this form to sign up!


Spring 2020

The Virtual ExCEL Academy ran for 10 great weeks from March 23-May 29, 2020.  We are grateful to Cheryl Kamei-Hannan, whose brainchild this was, and to Leanne Grillot, who hosted us with APH (American Printing House for the Blind.  We are also especially grateful to over 50 instructors, who made the time to rise to the challenge of providing direct instruction to students with visual impairments, just as the pandemic began.  AND we are grateful to YOU, our students, teachers, families, and the many others who joined in for the live webinars, and watched the recordings.  You made it all worthwhile!

Recordings of Past Sessions

All presentations are recorded and are posted on this Virtual ExCEL Academy Playlist.

Virtual ExCEL Academy playlist

Links to Past Presentations (listed in order of presentation date).  Please note that this is not a complete list!

 

Podcasts About the Virtual ExCEL Academy

Collage of Virtual ExCEL academy
Posted on April 10, 2020
Updated on: October 19, 2020