Role of the TVI

Description

This micro-credential is awarded to individuals who have successfully completed The Role of the TVI self-paced tutorial.

Competency

In order to earn this micro-credential, participants will identify:

  • The knowledge and skills required by a TVI in both public and private school environments.
  • The knowledge and skills required by a TVI as a general education teacher in a specialized school setting for students with visual impairments.
  • A variety of team models & the roles & responsibilities of each team member.
  • A variety of educational settings in which services can be provided by a TVI to students with visual impairments & multiple disabilities.
  • The methods by which instruction can be delivered by a TVI in a general education setting for students with visual impairments and multiple disabilities.
  • Identify the method by which services are provided to students with visual impairments and multiple disabilities in specialized school settings.
  • Identify guidelines and assessments to determine the quantity of services provided to students with visual impairments & multiple disabilities.
  • Identify his/her role in performing, environmental, functional vision, and developmental assessments for students with visual impairments and multiple disabilities.
  • Identify strategies for developing IEP goals as part of the educational team.
  • Identify his/her role in providing instruction to students with visual impairments and multiple disabilities in general education and specialized school contexts.
  • Strategies to promote effective collaboration between the TVI and the educational team.

Courses Offered

There are 3 sessions included in this training module that describe best practices for serving students with visual impairments and multiple disabilities.
Professional Development Offering