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The Anatomy of an IT Accessibility Coordinator

With accessibility on many schools’ minds, campuses across the country are creating new roles (IT Accessibility Coordinator, Accessible Technology Specialist, Accessibility Manager, etc.) to help them comply with web accessibility laws and guidelines. But what exactly does an IT Accessibility Coordinator do?






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The Anatomy of an IT Accessibility Coordinator

With accessibility on many schools’ minds, campuses across the country are creating new roles (IT Accessibility Coordinator, Accessible Technology Specialist, Accessibility Manager, etc.) to help them comply with web accessibility laws and guidelines. But what exactly does an IT Accessibility Coordinator do?

In this webinar, you’ll learn the answer to that question directly from Kara Zirkle, the IT Accessibility Coordinator at George Mason University. Looking at the responsibilities and expectations of the role, Kara will discuss strategies for accomplishing accessibility goals at the university level.

This presentation will cover:

  • What are the responsibilities of an IT Accessibility Coordinator?
  • What are the expectations and the realistic goals for the role?
  • Budgeting for accessibility
  • Building an accessibility strategy at your school
  • Getting administrative buy-in & centralizing efforts
  • George Mason University’s road to accessibility
  • Challenges Kara has encountered along the way

Presenters

Kara Zirkle
IT Accessibility Coordinator | George Mason University

Lily Bond (Moderator)
Director of Marketing | 3Play Media