You Are Cordially Invited to First Children Services’ Lunch and Learn:
“The Education Process for Students Who are Blind or Deaf-Blind in Private and Public Schools”
Presented by Angel Perez, M.A., M.S., Project Director, New Jersey Consortium on Deaf-Blindness and
Elizabeth Clark, M.A.T., ME.d, Teacher of the Visually Impaired, First Children School
Friday, October 11, 2019
First Children School
330 South Avenue
Fanwood, NJ 07023
Attendees will receive a professional development certificate for one hour.
Angel Perez works for the New Jersey Center on Deaf-Blindness under the Center for Sensory and Complex Disabilities at The College of New Jersey. Angel has a Bachelors of Science in Special Education, a Masters of Arts in Visual Impairments, and a Masters of Science in Communication Disorders and Deafness. She is currently working on her PhD. in Vision Science with an Emphasis in Sensory Disabilities from the University of Alabama in Birmingham under the school of Optometry. Angel was a National Helen Keller Fellow and a National Leadership Consortium for Sensory Disabilities Fellow.
Elizabeth Clark is a Teacher for the Visually Impaired (TVI) at First Children School. In this role, she provides direct vision instructions to students, applies consultative measures with teachers for all material visual modifications and environmental adaptations, and adopts visual assessment driven reports during annual IEP meetings. Elizabeth has been within the Special Education field for ten years. She received her Bachelor of Science Degree Criminal Justice from New Jersey City University. She earned a Masters in the Arts of Teaching with a concentration and certification in Special Education and Early Childhood Development P-3 and a Master’s in Education with a certification from the College of New Jersey (TCNJ). Elizabeth was recently accepted to Seton Hall University’s Executive Cohort program where she will be pursuing her K-12 supervisor certification, principal administrator, and Ed.S.