Be At Your BEST - The Ohio Braille Training Grant Program

June 16, 2022 | 4:00pm

For 17 years, Ohio has been the recipient of a braille training grant from the Federal Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services, known as the Braille Excellence for Students and Teachers (BEST). The BEST project is a statewide program of professional development and technical assistance dedicated to braille literacy, braille instruction, braille materials, and braille technology in Ohio schools. This session will highlight the summer braille training program, as well as other trainings and online resources offered throughout the year by BEST.

Presented by: Sarah Buoni, Assistant Director for Diverse Learning, Office for Exceptional Children, Ohio Department of Education; Rachel Schultz, Accessible Educational Materials Specialist, AT&AEM Center at OCALI, and BEST Co-Director; Jan Rogers, Program Director of the AT&AEM Center at OCALI, and BEST Co-Director.

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If you are interested in obtaining a professional development certificate, please complete an evaluation. Once you have watched the video, then completed and submitted the evaluation form, you will be given access to a Professional Development Certificate for this training. If you have any questions, please email

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