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Accessibility Trainings

Workshops, webinars and self-paced, online courses are available to California community college staff and faculty, on topics related to accessible information technology and instructional materials.

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IT Accessibility Workshops

The 2019 Winter Accessibility Workshop was held January 8 at the California Community Colleges Collaboration Hub in Sacramento. Offered twice annually, this full-day workshop presents strategies and solutions for incorporating accessibility into ICT practices at the college and district levels. Look for information about our Summer Workshop soon.

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IT Accessibility Workshop - CCC Accessibility Center

CCC Accessibility Standard

The California Community Colleges has adopted an accessibility standard that reinforces the requirement that colleges within the system create, purchase, and utilize IT products and instructional materials that comply with the accessibility requirements of Section 508 of the Federal Rehabilitation Act of 1973.

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Learning Accessible Web Design

Headings, images, keyboard navigation, color contrast - these are just a few of the accessibility concepts and techniques to be aware of when creating accessible web content. The Teach Access project offers a short, hands-on tutorial to learn how to support accessibility practices and make a difference on the Web!

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ICT Accessibility

Identify criteria for making information/communication technology more accessible.

Training

Find online and in-person accessibility training opportunities for college staff and faculty.

Accessible Documents

A step-by-step guide to make MS Word documents and PDFs accessible.

About the CCC Accessibility Center

The CCC Accessibility Center proactively assesses the California community college system's web and information technology accessibility needs and offers services, guidance and technical assistance to help colleges in realizing an accessible technology environment. Diversity and inclusion are core values embraced by the California Community Colleges. Accessible websites and information technology positively impacts individuals with disabilities, offering greater opportunity for engagement and participation in pursuit of lifelong learning throughout California's community colleges.

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Top Stories

OCR Enforces Web Accessibility, Center for Digital Education, January 9, 2018

Office of Civil Rights Enforces Web Accessibility

All federally funded learning institutions must strive to avoid excluding anyone from information that requires dissemination ... read more

Building a Culture of Accessibility in Higher Education, Educause Review, July 30, 2018

Building a Culture of Accessibility in Higher Education

To meet the needs of all users, colleges and universities must weave a mind-set of accessibility into institutional culture ... read more

Accessibility: A Shared Campus Resposibility - Educause Review, January 29, 2018

Accessibility: A Shared Campus Responsibility

Strong executive leadership and planning is needed to support the accessibility policies and campus accessibility planning required for compliance ... read more