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ACB is proud to announce that the Academy for Certification of Vision Rehabilitation and Education Professionals (ACVREP) has designated the American Council of the Blind as a RPPLE Category 1 provider of continuing education opportunities in the field of blindness and visual impairment.

Beginning with the 2018 ACB Conference and Convention in St. Louis, ACB will offer rehabilitation teachers and counselors, teachers of the visually impaired, low vision therapists, orientation and mobility instructors, and other professionals the opportunity to earn continuing education credits throughout convention week. Credits will be offered for a wide range of specialized programs, workshops, seminars, and other events presented by ACB committees, special-interest affiliates, and representatives of government agencies and private industry. Subjects addressed will include, but are not limited to, transition, vocational goals, technology, health issues, orientation and mobility, self-advocacy, braille, low vision issues, daily living skills, physical education and social skills.

ACB conference and convention dates are June 29 to July 6, 2018. Programs and events offering CE credits will begin on Saturday, June 30 and continue throughout the week.

To help you with your travel plans, details on individual programs and workshops offering continuing education credits will be posted on this web page and on our new continuing education e-mail list as soon as they are confirmed. Join the list by sending a blank e-mail to Pre-registration for the conference and convention opens on May 15, and will include the ability to register for continuing education credits. Detailed instructions on how to pre-register for continuing education credits will be posted on this web page as soon as they are available.

For more information, contact Carla Ruschival, CE Chair, by phone at (877)630-7190 or by email at .