Teacher of the Visually Impaired Program


The Washington Sensory Disabilities Services (WSDS), the Washington State School for the Blind, and Stephen F. Austin State University (SFA) are collaborating again to form another Teacher of the Visually Impaired (TVI) program cohort starting in June 2018.

Funding for the program provided by Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction (OSPI) - through WSDS - is available for up to nine individuals that already have a teaching certificate and are looking to add the TVI endorsement.


For more information and details on how to apply, please contact:

Here in Washington - Joe Dlugo at Joe.Dlugo@wssb.wa.gov or by phone at 360-464-3425

At the university - Michael Munro at munromicha@sfasu.edu or by phone 936-468-1036 or cell 903-641-7917


Other information about the program and how to apply is provided below.

General Information Page and Welcome from SFA

Washington Specific Program Application

Instructions on How to Apply to the SFA Graduate School, the VIP program, and WSDS funding