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The Western Region Outreach Center & Consortia
Call for Speakers

The National Center on Deafness at California State University, Northridge has been awarded a federal contract to continue it's Western Region Outreach Center & Consortia (WROCC) to increase educational opportunities for persons who are deaf or hard of hearing across the range of postsecondary educational institutions in the western region of the United States.

WROCC is soliciting speakers, trainers, and consultants who wish to be listed in Consultant & Trainers Online Directory. WROCC is seeking speakers who have expertise related to the provision of services to students who are deaf or hard of hearing at the postsecondary level. This directory will serve to assist postsecondary institutions in locating assistance and resources regionally or nationally. WROCC will post the information on speakers online. The actual negotiations for dates and fees will be between the parties Involved. WROCC assumes no responsibility for the presentation or quality thereof.

WROCC has identified seven major areas in which consultants and trainers are needed:

  1. Transition to and from postsecondary education
  2. Service provision: In-service training or policy development for interpreters, notetakers, tutors and CART captionists.
  3. Student Success: Counseling students who are deaf or hard of hearing, leadership, student development and developmental classes.
  4. Deaf awareness for faculty, staff, and administrators.
  5. Availability of financial resources for students and/or institutions.
  6. Understanding of federal statues i.e., 504 and ADA, as they relate to public and private postsecondary institutions.
  7. Working with non-traditional postsecondary institutions to understand the needs of students who are deaf or hard of hearing in these unique settings.

If you have expertise in any of the above areas, we encourage you to submit your name for inclusion in the directory by filling out the attached application.

Serving Postsecondary Institutions in
Alaska, American Samoa, Arizona, California, Colorado, Commonwealth of the Northern Marianas, Guam, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon, Utah, Washington and Wyoming.


Western Region Outreach Center & Consortia
Consultant and Trainers Directory Application


Name: _______________________________________________________________________
Address: _____________________________________________________________________
City, State, Zip: ________________________________________________________________

Phone (h) _______________________ v/tty (w) FAX ____________________v/tty

email: _______________________________________________________________________

1) Attach resume or vita
2) Attach one paragraph summary of your qualifications and area(s) of expertise can be posted online.
3) Examples of past presentations:
4) Indicate your willingness to travel ____ locally ____ state _____ nationally

Expenses: May we post the following online? _____ yes _____ no
Honorarium $______ day _____ negotiable
Per diem $_____ day _____ negotiable
Other:

Would you be willing to volunteer your services to an institution in your local area?
____ yes ____ no


Please mail, fax or email your completed application to:
Coordinator
Western Region Outreach Center & Consortia
National Center on Deafness
18111 Nordhoff Street
Northridge, CA 91330-8267

818.677.2099 v/tty 818.677.6270 fax wrocc@csun.edu

WROCC will post the information about speakers online. The actual negotiations for dates and fees will be between the parties involved. WROCC assumes no responsibility for the presentation or quality thereof.