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TSBVI students walking along the covered path and laughing while it rains. General School Contact Information

  • Address:
    Texas School for the Blind and Visually Impaired
    1100 W. 45th St.
    Austin, TX 78756
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  • Switchboard: (512) 454-8631
  • Toll Free Number: 1-800-872-5273
  • FAX Number: (512) 206-9453
  • Hours of Operation: Monday - Friday, 8 am - 5 pm

 Board of Trustees

Staff Directory

Superintendent

Emily Coleman, (512) 206-9133

Open Records Coordinator & Customer Service

All open record requests should be submitted in writing to TSBVI’s Open Records Coordinator:

Susan Houghtling, Open Records Coordinator, Customer Service Representative
TSBVI
1100 W. 45th Street
Austin, Texas   78756
Fax: 512-206-9453

Principals/Assistant Principals/Coordinators

  • Comprehensive Programs
    • Miles Fain - Principal
      (512) 206-9251
    • Tad Doezema  - Assistant Principal
      (512) 206-9457
    • Eden Hagelman - Assistant Principal
      (512) 206-9451
    • G'Nell Price - Assistant Principal
      (512) 206-9396
  • Post Secondary Program
    • Tyler Thompson - Coordinator
      (512) 206-9497 
  • Special Education Director
    • Valerie Perwein
      (512) 206-9281
  • Short-Term Programs
    • Sara Merritt - Principal
      (512) 206-9176

Accessibility Coordinator

  • Jim Allan
    (512) 206-9315

Admissions

  • Cathy Olsen, Coordinator
    (512) 206-9182

Business and Operations

  • Pamela Darden, CFO 
    (512) 206-9422

Center for School Resources

  • Susan Hauser, Director
    (512) 206-9273

Health & Medical Issues

  • Sally Freeman, Director
    (512) 206-9137

Human Resources

  • Cheryl Williams, Director
    (512) 206-9129
  • Applicant Questions
    (512) 206-9340

Information/Instructional Technology

  • Dan Hampton, Director of Information Resources
    (512) 206-9210 

Operations Department

  • Brian McDonald 
    (512) 206-9126

Outreach Program

  • Kate Borg, Director
    (512) 206-9242
  • Miriam Miramontes, Outreach Administrative Coordinator
    (512) 206-9268
  • Randall McAlister, APH Quota Materials
    (512) 206-9344
  • Chrissy Cowan, Mentor Coordinator and Personnel Prep
    (512) 206-9367

Psychologist

  • Valerie Perwein, Supervising Psychologist
    (512) 206-9281

Publications / Curriculum

Book Orders & Order Status

  • Bob Mellon
    (512) 206-9272 Voice or (512) 206-9282 FAX

Questions About Publication Content

  • Debra Sewell
    (512) 206-9183
  • Jeanne Williamson
    (512) 206-9383

Residential Program

  • Shelly Allen, Director
    (512) 206-9179
  • Cheryl Austin, Assistant Director
    (512) 206-9203
  • Matt Schultz, Assistant Director
    (512) 206-9348

Short-Term Programs

  • Sara Merritt, Principal
    (512) 206-9176

Student Counselors and Social Workers

Student Trust Fund

  • Pamela Darden
    (512) 206-9422

Volunteers

  • Gloria Bennett , Coordinator
    (512) 206-9234

Weekends Home:

  • Gian Calaci, Coordinator
    (512) 206-9231 - Office
    (512) 844-9362 - Cell