The ADA Turns 30

July 26th marks the 30th anniversary of the signing of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).  This groundbreaking legislation ensures the civil rights of persons with disabilities as equal members of American society. Video: The Americans with Disabilities Act,...

Aim for Accessibility – Getting Started

The Covid-19 pandemic and the sudden shift to remote teaching has emphasized the critical need to ensure that our materials and websites are accessible and usable for all – including students with disabilities. We know you want your students to have the best possible...

May 21st is Global Accessibility Awareness Day

As educators, we should be proud! In a world where people are both so polarized and united, higher education has long been the bellwether for social, political and philosophical change. Over the past few years, we have recognized the importance of diversity and fair...

Inclusion and Accessibility webinar

As we move to an online format, it is important that we make sure that all students feel welcome and included in your course. They also must be able to access and understand your materials. As a federally funded institution, it is the law – but more importantly,...

Ally Coming This Summer

Digital materials have become an essential part of the higher education experience. Online, hybrid and even face-to-face courses have a digital component. In an era when technology has the ability to promote access and independence, it is critical that digital...
Heather Mariger – Digital Accessibility Advocate

Heather Mariger – Digital Accessibility Advocate

Greetings Chemeketa! My name is Heather and I am your new Digital Accessibility Advocate. A little about me I am new to Chemeketa and Oregon – I moved here from Logan Utah for this opportunity and I am thrilled to be here! I am loving the Salem area and the...

Faculty Resource Center

Author: Heather Mariger