Betsy McGinnity

Betsy McGinnity oversees the operations of the Training & Educational Resources Program, which brings together Perkins' information, training and educational resource functions to increase the impact these services have on the lives of people with blindness.

McGinnity spent several years working as a teacher of students with deafblindness and severe disabilities in public and state schools before starting her career at Perkins in 1980 as coordinator of vocational services in the Deafblind Program.

She received her M.Ed in special education at the University of Washington in Seattle.

Professional Development Offerings

The transition from special education to post school life presents significant challenges to students, their families and their educational teams.
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