State Superintendent's Advisory Council

The 17-member State Superintendent’s Blind and Visual Impairment Education Council advises the state superintendent on statewide activities that will benefit students who are blind or visually impaired; makes recommendations for improvements in services provided by the Wisconsin Center for the Blind and Visually Impaired; and proposes ways to improve the preparation of teachers and staff and coordination between the department and other agencies that offer services to the visually impaired. Members serve a 3-year term and meet 3-4 times a year in Madison, Milwaukee, or Janesville.

The member categories are:

  • Parent of a child who is visually impaired
  • Member of an organization affiliated with persons who are visually impaired
  • Teacher of the Visually Impaired
  • Orientation and Mobility Teacher
  • General Education Teacher
  • School Board Member
  • School District Administrator
  • School District Special Education Director
  • CESA representative
  • Higher Education representative who has experience as an educator of the visually impaired or an educator of teachers of the visually impaired
  • Braille transcriber  
  • Other

If you are interested in serving on the State Superintendent’s Blind and Visual Impairment Education Council please fill out the following survey link and a Council representative will contact you when there are vacancies. http://tinyurl.com/AdvisoryInterest

Meeting Minutes