Accessibility Ambassadors: Fundamentals of Disability Accommodations and Inclusive Course Design

Tina Marisam and Donna Johnson of the Office for Equity and Diversity will share information about the new training, “Fundamentals of Disability Accommodations and Inclusive Course Design.” They’ll provide an overview of the course background, development, and enrollment, and also demonstrate one of the modules to highlight the accessibility features. This training is required for all teaching roles at the University, and will be available for everyone else via self-registration.

Tina Marisam is an associate vice president in the Office for Equity and Diversity and director of the Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action. She also serves as the University of Minnesota's Title IX coordinator.

Donna Johnson is a project manager for the Office for Equity and Diversity, and formerly served as director of the Disability Resource Center and ADA coordinator for the University of Minnesota.

Fundamentals of Disability Accommodations and Inclusive Course Design
March 30, 2023 noon-1 p.m.

Registration for this session is required. Let us know if you are attending. By default, we enable auto-captioning in the webinar. Please let us know what additional accommodations we can provide. Two weeks notice (March 16) will help us to better fulfill requests. This session will be recorded, captioned, and shared with the Google Group.

About Accessibility Ambassadors

Accessibility Ambassadors is a group of University employees from across all campuses who are passionate about making U of M digital resources more accessible online. They bring different skills, strengths, and backgrounds, but all want to create an inclusive and accessible community at the U of M.

They host events to teach, advocate, and discuss digital accessibility topics and strive to be resources for the University community.

To learn about more accessibility-related events at the University of Minnesota, please visit Accessible U.
For more information about the Ambassadors, join the Google Group or send an email to: