April 24th Deadline to Apply for Statewide Program Specialist Positions
TEA is now hiring for two VERY important positions specific to statewide coordination of services to students who are blind or visually impaired (BVI) and deaf and hard of hearing (DHH) services.
- One (1) position specific to coordination of services to students who are blind or visually impaired (BVI) through collaborative work with the Texas School for the Blind and Visually Impaired (TSBVI), other state agencies with responsibilities for the education and/or provision of services to students who are BVI, Education Service Centers (ESCs), and other stakeholder groups.
- One (1) position specific to coordination of deaf and hard of hearing (DHH) services, and serving as the director for the Regional Day School Program for the Deaf (RDSPD) to ensure a statewide, well-articulated, and coordinated comprehensive deaf education program.
Northern Illinois University TVI & COMS Scholarship Offer
Northern Illinois University (DeKalb, Illinois) announces a full-time, on-campus program with GENEROUS student financial assistance for degrees in Teaching Children who are Blind or Visually Impaired and/or providing Orientation and Mobility Services. The application deadline is June 15th. Click here to see flyer for more information.
WEST Austin Studio Tour
"We, the Fine Arts students of Texas School for the Blind and Visually Impaired, intend to inform and entertain the public with our many diverse abilities and unique perspectives through artwork and performance arts. Our multimedia artwork reflects our experiences in the world as curious, expressive human beings who desire open communication with those around us."
The students of TSBVI are proudly participating in the WEST Austin Studio Tour this year. The public is invited to visit our "I Can't Hear You, It's Too Dark In Here" exhibition on May 13th and 21st from 11am - 6pm at the TSBVI Fine Arts Gallery, Building #602, on our campus.
For more information, contact Gretchen Bettes at 512-206-9142.
TSBVI Fine Arts Department Presents "Shrek The Musical Jr."
Nasty will be nice and you'll be ogre-the-moon when TSBVI students present their production of "Shrek The Musical Jr." on Thursday, May 11 at 1:00 pm and Friday-Saturday, May 12-13, 7:00 pm. This show is FREE to the public! All performances will be audio-described.
TSBVI Gets Moving with USABA!
On March 1st, 2017 in Austin, Texas, the Texas School for the Blind and Visually Impaired (TSBVI) joined forces with the Girls School of Austin for the third annual 1K Dynamic Duo Dash event. This 1K paired students that are blind or visually impaired with a guide from The Girls’ School of Austin to complete the run/walk. This all-inclusive race was for athletes of all fitness levels, and included over 200 participants.
2017 Low Vision Conference: Students with Progressive Vision Loss
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This conference is the 3rd in a series of conferences focusing on low vision. This year’s event will address children with progressive vision loss. Click here to find out more and to register. See you May 11, 2017!