Special Items

Virginia AER’s graphic art challenge extended to January 31st, 2020

The artist of selected artwork will receive a complimentary T-shirt and a certificate of recognition.

Who may participate:  Student with visual impairments working alone or in collaboration with peer or teacher

Theme: Vision to Touch the Future

Requirements: Completed electronic submission form by January 31, 2020 with artist statement of how artwork captures the theme.

Selected artwork will be featured on the Virginia AER’s 2020 Vision Conference T-Shirt, on Conference Materials, and at the Conference.

Click here for more information and for the submission form

 

Last chance to submit nominations for the Dominion Award or Mason Award

The deadline for submitting nominations has been extended to Friday, February 14, 2020 (Valentine’s Day).

THE DOMINION AWARD OF EXCELLENCE

This award honors a vision professional or group of vision professionals for outstanding achievement in the field of work for the blind and visually impaired.

THE MASON AWARD FOR LEADERSHIP

This award recognizes a vision professional or group of vision professionals who have demonstrated exemplary leadership in the field of work for the blind and visually impaired.

Click on the following link for award criteria: Mason and Dominion Criteria 2020

All nominations and supporting documentation should be sent electronically by January 31, 2020 Mary Sanderson at [email protected]

Awards will be presented at the Opening Banquet at the 2020 Vision to Touch the Future Conference in Charlottesville March 30, 2020.