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Department of Education Launches New Website Accessibility Technical Assistance Initiative
June 2, 2018
Source: U.S. Department of Education
The U.S. Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights (OCR) launched a new technical assistance initiative to assist schools, districts, state education agencies, libraries, colleges and universities in making their websites and online programs accessible to individuals with disabilities.
Through webinars, OCR will provide information technology professionals vital information on website accessibility, including tips for making their online programs accessible. The initiative announced today, on Global Accessibility Awareness Day, builds on OCR’s history of providing technical assistance on this issue to hundreds of stakeholders.
The OCR will offer the first webinar on the following dates:
- June 5, 2018, at 1:00 p.m. EDT
- June 12, 2018, at 1:00 p.m. EDT
Information regarding the scheduling and registration for additional webinars is available on the Department’s website at https://www2.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ocr/iwcs.html.
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