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General Contact Information

  • Address:
    Texas School for the Blind and Visually Impaired
    1100 W. 45th St.
    Austin, TX 78756
  • Switchboard: (512) 454-8631
  • Toll Free Recording Number: 1-800-872-5273
  • TDD (512) 206-9451
  • FAX Number: (512) 206-9450
  • Hours of Operation: Monday - Friday, 8 am - 5 pm

Superintendent

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) 374-1664

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Admissions

  • Cathy Olsen, Coordinator (512) 206-9182 

Business and Operations

  • Pamela Darden, Administrator (512) 206-9422
    • Operations Department
      • Brian McDonald, Director of Operations (512) 206-9126

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Center for School Resources

  • Susan Hauser, Director (512) 206-9273

Health & Medical Issues

  • Sally Freeman, Supervisor (512) 206-9137 

Human Resources

  • Cheryl Williams, Director (512) 206-9132

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Information Resources

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

Outreach Program

Psychologist

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

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Residential Program Directors 

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

Short-Term Programs

  • Sara Merritt, Principal (512) 206-9176

Social Workers

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Special Education Director

  • Valerie Perwein, (512) 206-9281

Student Trust Funds 

  • Director of Accounting (512) 206-9208 (contact Pam Darden until further notice at )

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Volunteers, Community Resources and Donations: 

  • Gloria Bennett, Coordinator (512) 206-9234

Weekends Home

  • Gian Calaci, (512) 206-9231

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