Kansas Technical Assistance System Network (TASN)
provides technical assistance to support school districts’ systematic implementation of evidence-based practices.

Learning Media Assessment: TASN Training for Pre-Service TSVI's

December 05, 2019 from 8:30 am to 3:30 pm

This training is for Pre-Service Teachers of Students with Visual Impairment who are beginning their coursework, or for others who are interested in learning more about Learning Media Assessments and how to conduct them.  It is a required course for TASN grant fund recipients.  

The training will cover the components of a Learning Media Assessement and how to make decisions regarding braille instruction.  

If at all possible, KS teachers should attend with their regional KSSB Field Services Representative who will assist them in conducting an assessment in their district after the training course. 

Learning Objectives

Training participants will: 

  • Understand the purpose of conducting a Learning Media Assessment
  • Learn how to take data regarding reading speed and accuracy as it relates to students with visual impairment
  • List three things to consider when making decisions about braille instruction for children
  • Name three prerequisites for braille instruction
  • Improve their skill level and confidence in performing a Learning Media Assessment


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Time December 05, 2019 from 8:30 am to 3:30 pm
Check In at 8:00 a.m.
Please bring a sack lunch & drink with you.
Format Meet In Person
6.0 Professional Learning Contact Hours
Provider(s) Kansas Instructional Resource Center for the Visually Impaired (KIRC)
Contact Pam Arbeiter
Trainer Pam Arbeiter & Julie Ituarte
KSSB Field Services Representatives
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Venue Clayworks at Disability Supports
1125 N. Main St., Hutchinson, KS