Advanced Certificate in Blind and Visually Impaired (with financial assistance through the New York State Education Department Intensive Teacher Institute (ITI) for Teachers of the Blind and Visually Impaired)
The Advanced Certificate in Teacher of the Blind and Visually Impaired is designed to prepare NYS certified teachers who have master’s degrees in special education, education or a related services field (speech and language pathology, physical therapy) to serve as teachers of the blind and visually impaired in educational programs for infants, toddlers, children and youths, including those with multiples disabilities. The focus is on the development of unique knowledge and skills through course work and practicum experiences in the field of blindness and visual impairment. Graduates of this program will be eligible for New York State Certifica¬tion as teacher of the blind and visually impaired.
NYS candidates may be eligible for financial assistance through the New York State Education Department Intensive Teacher Institute (ITI)