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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; Lorem Ipsum Dolor Spring 2016 2 remaining sessions in the institute. Each breakout session contained the conversation on millennials and engagement in the organization. Both leaders went to a session on mission driven volunteers. This session discussed how we can change the way in which we attract members to our organization and attract leaders given the different dynamics of the various generations represented in our organization. This session gave both leaders a chance to think about our own division and engage in conversations of change that needs to take place in the near future. A second session discussed findings from a workgroup that studied the convention. It was found that many that attend the convention are older adults who have been coming for years. A discussion was had about how to engage younger adults and teachers into coming to convention. We discussed issues around cost and timing. After 2017, no conventions have been scheduled. Moving forward CEC is looking at various cities and asking for bids. They are moving away from moving across the country 54

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