S.01, Ep.04: A State-District Partnership for Accessibility in Georgia
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Developing a robust system that improves the timely delivery of high-quality accessible educational materials and technologies requires coordinated work at both the state and district levels. What does that kind of partnership look like? In this episode, Carson Cochran, from the Georgia Department of Education, and Somer Smith, from Marietta City Schools, share the insights and lessons they have learned through their collaboration as part of the National AEM Cohort. And stay tuned until the end to learn about Take a Minute!, an exciting new initiative to bring a more intentional consideration of assistive technology and accessible educational materials into the IEP process in Georgia.
- Carson Cochran, Georgia Department of Education
- Somer Smith, Marietta City Schools
- Take a Minute Campaign
- Stories from States and Districts: Georgia's Take a Minute Campaign
- National AEM State Cohort
- Quality Indicators for the Provision of Accessible Educational Materials & Technologies
- Independent Self-Study Guide for the AEM Quality Indicators with Critical Components for K-12
- AEM Pilot
- AEM in the IEP
- Procurement Language Resources:
The contents of this podcast were developed under a cooperative agreement with the US Department of Education, #H327Z190004. However, those contents do not necessarily represent the policy of the US Department of Education and you should not assume endorsement by the Federal Government. Project Officer: Rebecca Sheffield, Ph.D.