Visions of Collaboration: Improving Partnership between MCB, TVIs, and COMS

RSVP DEADLINE EXTENDED! Register by: Thursday, May 25, 2017.

Detailed Agenda includes:

Welcome Remarks by MCB Commissioner Paul Saner

“Working with and Supporting Parents” Panel
Tom Miller from Northshore Ed Collaborative; Michelle Antinarelli, COMS; Lisa L. Fournier, EdD, Transition Specialist from Coast Educational Collaborative.

MCB Panel
Children’s Service Workers (CSW), Vocational Rehabilitation (VR), Deaf Blind Extended Supports (DBES), Orientation & Mobility (O&M), and Assistive Technology (AT).

Working Lunch

Creating access to technology and computer science for students with visual impairments"
Karen Mutch-Jones, Senior Researcher from TERC (originally called Technical Education Research Center)

Perkins Braille and Talking Book Library
James Gleason, Deputy Director, Perkins Braille & Talking Book Library; Erin Fragola, Outreach Coordinator, Perkins Braille & Talking Book Library

Collaboration Panel
Eileen Curran, TVI at Carroll Center for the Blind; Jane Rosen, COMS from Worcester Public Schools

Meet + Greet with your Regional MCB Staff
MCB Regional Directors will serve as facilitators for discussions on local collaboration opportunities.


ACVREP Continuing Education (CE)/ Statement of Professional Credits/ CRCs available.

Contact Person: Adrienne Callaghan, MCB, 617-626-7488 or

June 08, 2017 at 8:30am - 2:30pm
Holiday Inn Marlborough
265 Lakeside Ave
Marlborough, MA 01752
United States
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Adrienne Callaghan · · 617-626-7488

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