Division on Visual Impairments

VIDBE Quarterly Volume 60(4)

A quarterly newsletter from the Council for Exceptional Children's Division on Visual Impairments containing practitioner tips for Teachers of Students with Visual Impairments, Certified Orientation and Mobility Specialists, and other professionals.

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Review of CEC Leadership Summer Leadership Institute Tiffany Wild, Ph.D. wild.13@osu.edu & Nicole Johnson Ed.D. njohnson@kutztown.edu In July Tiffany Wild, President –Elect and Nicole Johnson, DVIDB Secretary, had the privilege of attending the CEC Leadership Summer Institute with support from our division. The institute provided our team with many resources to ensure a smooth transition in leadership as well as provide tools for making our division better. The institute began with a session on understanding millennials. The people that make up the millennial generation were born in the early 1980s to the early 2000s. People in this generation are the next up and coming leaders in our field and the key to our membership. Millennials like things to be digital, fast, clear, and fluid. Millennials want a voice in the organization and want others to listen to their new perspectives on the world. The discussion around millennials at the first session set the stage for the 53

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