Schools for the Blind Task Force

Chair: Ray Campbell

Tuesday, July 12 - Bonanza C

4:15pm Challenging Times Create Advocacy Opportunities - $4, $6
Opening remarks and introductions - Ray Campbell, Chair, Glen Ellyn, IL

4:25pm Cost Comparisons
Dr. Dean Stenehjem, Superintendent, Washington State School for the Blind, compares cost per pupil at a school for the blind vs. public school. He also discusses several innovative programs implemented by his school.

5:10pm Making Sure Parents Know the Residential School Option
What's in state law to make sure parents of children who are blind are aware of the residential school option. Jeff Thom, Immediate Past President, California Council of the Blind, Sacramento, CA

5:25pm Schools Task Force Activities
Ray Campbell, Chair

5:40pm Open Discussion and Questions