Dr. Janet Sedgley and associates
TesselLearn: the Accessible Learning Company is a group of educators and technologists who are fascinated by learning and dedicated to universal access to education.
The founder, Dr. Janet Sedgley, is representative of the group. For the past 5 years Janet has been central to the University of Montana's response to a complaint filed with the Department of Education's Office of Civil Rights - serving as the Electronic and Information Technology Accessibility (EITA) Coordinator for campus. She has worked in the information technology field for 31 years - arriving there with a bachelor's in Psychology and gaining a Master's in Organizational Communication and an interdisciplinary doctorate in Education and Psychology. She has worked with adult learners, in many facets of technology on campus and with disability / accessiblity for 3 decades. Janet has especially enjoyed her 15 years of college-level classroom and online teaching. Dr. Sedgley is CPACC certified by the International Association of Accessibility Professionals (merged July 2016 with Global Initiative for Inclusive Information and Communication Technologies).
Community Colleges of Spokane
Eastern Washington University, Washington
Everett Community College, Washington
Florida National University; Hialeah, Florida
Great Falls College MSU, Montana
Miami University, Ohio
Shoreline Community College, Washington
Northern Ahead of the Rockies
WACAP (World Association For Children And Parents)
Washington State Board for Community & Technical Colleges
Accessibility for Edtech Across the Campus: Turning a Negative into a Positive- WCET webcast: September 2015
Creating a Culture of Accessibility, - All-day workshop with Amy Capolupo, Director, DSS, UM. Spokane Falls Community College: October 2015
Accessing Higher Ground Conference, November 2015:
- Motivating Accessibility Adoption on Campus - Janet Sedgley; Cyndi Rowland, Director, WebAIM, WebAIM / Utah State University
- When the DoJ/OCR makes a visit: Campus leaders discuss lessons learned in resolving complaints about inaccessible IT - Janet Sedgley; Sheryl Burgstahler, Director, Accessible Technology Services, University of Washington; Dan Jones, Chief Digital Accessibility Officer, University of Colorado Boulder.
A Software Evaluation Process: UM's pressure-cooked, semi-organic recipe - CSUN, March 2016
Digital Accessibility: Risk assessment, responsibility and benefits - Shoreline Community College, April 2016
Make your Job Easier - affecting digital accessibility expectations on your campus - Northern Rockies, AHEAD, May 2016
Access 360 - Washington State Board for Community & Technical Colleges - October 2017
Photos by Zan
Zan Olsen is an IT Accessibility Specialist by trade and a photographer by avocation. He travels the University of Montana campus after work and on weekends and takes pictures with a camera mounted on his wheelchair.
Thank you for sharing them here Zan.