Resources for Trainers and Administrators

Campus staff and administrators play key roles in supporting students with disabilities as they seek to more fully include students with disabilities in all campus programs. This area of The Conference Room includes materials that help staff and administrators gain expertise and then develop presentations, campus plans, and institutionalization strategies. It also includes a synthesis of research to guide these efforts.

Building Capacity for a Welcoming and Accessible Postsecondary Institution - Guidelines, sample agendas, videos, handouts, overhead visuals, and resources for conducting Capacity-Building Institutes to create welcoming and accessible postsecondary courses and services for students with disabilities.

Capacity-Building Institutes - collaborative meetings of stakeholders to identify issues, solutions, and action items regarding increasing the participation of people with disabilities in STEM fields.

Students with Disabilities and Campus Services: Building the Team - a comprehensive set of materials designed for staff and administrators who provide professional development opportunities for campus service staff and implement other policies and programs that impact students with disabilities. The materials include a synthesis of research, implementation and institutionalization strategies, program evaluation, presentation outlines, resources, a glossary, and presentation tools.

Universal Design of Student Services: DO-IT Publications and Videos - A large collection of publications and video presentations that tell how to make student service organizations accessible to everyone, including students with disabilities.

Building the Team: Faculty, Staff, and Students Working Together - a comprehensive set of materials designed for staff and administrators who provide professional development opportunities for faculty and implement other policies and programs that impact students with disabilities. The materials include a synthesis of research, implementation and institutionalization strategies, program evaluation, presentation outlines, resources, a glossary, and presentation tools.

Distance Learning Course - Student Services: Serving Students with Disabilities distance learning course that can be used for individual training or delivered to a group of student services staff members on your campus.

Internet Resources for Administrators and Trainers - a comprehensive list of resources that can help those who develop and deliver professional development options to campus service staff and implement other policies and programs that impact the success of students with disabilities.

Knowledge Base - searchable database of frequently asked questions, case studies, and promising practices that serves as a resource for staff and administrators.

The Faculty Room - a comprehensive online resource to help faculty and administrators more fully include students with disabilities in their courses.

The Board Room - a comprehensive online resource for high-level administrators seeking guidelines for making their compus more accessible to everyone.

The Student Lounge - a resource for students with disabilities for preparing for and succeeding in college.