6 Steps to Developing an Accessibility Strategic Plan

Thursday, November 01 | 12:30PM–1:30PM MT | Board 400, Poster Area, Exhibit Hall B-E
Session Type: Poster Session
Delivery Format: Poster Session
By following universal design principles and striving to create a culture of accessibility within our institutions, all members of the learning community can be afforded the full benefits of our latest technologies. And, by supporting a culture of accessibility, risk will be minimized by facilitating compliance with regulatory mandates and best practices. The six steps to developing an accessibility strategic plan include identifying a framework; determining a baseline; determining program maturity; utilizing opportunities to empower the learning community; establishing policy and standards; utilizing accessibility champions; and collaborating with interdisciplinary stakeholders.

Outcomes: Understand the necessity for creating an accessibility strategic plan * Understand the legal requirements for accessibility in higher education Understand the stakeholders and resources needed to develop an accessibility strategic plan * Understand the strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats associated with accessibility initiatives


  • Stacy Keller

    Accessible Technology Coordinator, Montgomery College
  • Jane-Ellen Miller

    CIO, Montgomery College