The August meeting of the EDUCAUSE Accessibility Constituent Group will be held:

Wednesday August 1, 2018
1-2pm ET, 10-11am PT


Phone Number: 1-866-662-4001
Access Code: 595 8232#

Open Mic

1.       Announcements, future agenda ideas, success stories, info sharing


2.       Staffing efforts for accessibility related task  (Time on Task):
-Follow  up to staffing requirements discussion

How is your campus tracking effort for accessibility related activities?  Is data being gathered to track time on task?
Below are examples of tasks:

*         Reviewing a Accessibility Conformance Report (previously known as  VPAT).

*         Hosting a vendor conducted Accessibility Demonstration

*         Manual Evaluation of web sites

*         Organizing automated accessibility scans

3.      Follow up to OCR technical assistance initiative. Has anyone taken them up on the "personalized interactive webinars"?

4.       WCAG 2.1 Guidelines

*         Has your institution begun implementation?

5.       Trusted Tester Program
The Department of Homeland Security Office of Accessible Systems &
Technology (OAST) is committed to the development of the common
testing approach for accessibility compliance and conformity, named
Trusted Tester (TT).  TT provides a code-inspection based test
approach for determining software and website conformance to the
Section 508 standards

6.       Training resources for those new to accessibility compliance

*         BTAA (Big Ten Academic Alliance)  training and badging resources: Accessibility 101
Onboarding processes for new web staff

*         Email & document from Mary Lou Novak:[cio.itag] Accessibility
Intern prep resources lists resources for interns (applicable to new
Looking forward to our discussions.

Sue and Christian

Sue Cullen, M.S.
Assistant Director, Accessible Technology Initiative
CSU Office of the Chancellor
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(562) 506-7723 cell

Christian Vinten-Johansen, CPACC
Teaching and Learning with Technology
Manager, IT Accessibility Team
Penn State
Co-chair, Accessible Technology and Information Initiative Co-chair, EDUCAUSE Accessibility Constituent Group

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