2020 Raise Accessibility Campaign

February 16, 2021

Lanier Technical College’s Academic Affairs Department launched the Raise Accessibility Campaign during the Fall semester of 2020. This campaign was devoted to raising the availability of course related content by utilizing Blackboard Ally. Blackboard Ally is a revolutionary course content tool integrated with Blackboard. Following the campaign, three departments within Lanier Tech received awards for their hard work.

The award recipients are as follows:

The division with the Best Overall Accessibility Score Award: Business, Public Safety & Professional Services

Best Overall Accessibility Score Award: Business, Public Safety & Professional Services
Pictured: Receiving the award on behalf of the BPSPS division is Diane Griffin, Early Childhood Care and Education Program Director and Instructor
Also pictured: Allison Haynes, Disability Services & Student Life Coordinator and Wendy Schuster, Director of Curriculum, Instruction & Professional Development
Not pictured: Angelia McQuade, Distance Education Coordinator

The division with the Most Improved Accessibility Score Award: Applied Technology & Transportation (ATT)

Most Improved Accessibility Score Award: Applied Technology & Transportation (ATT)
Pictured: Receiving the award on behalf of the ATT division is Christian Tetzlaff, Dean of Applied Technology and Transportation
Also pictured: Allison Haynes, Disability Services & Student Life Coordinator and Wendy Schuster, Director of Curriculum, Instruction & Professional Development
Not pictured: Angelia McQuade, Distance Education Coordinator

The division with the Honorable Mention due to improvements made to their course masters in Blackboard: Allied Health

Honorable Mention due to improvements made to their course masters in Blackboard: Allied Health
Pictured: Receiving the award on behalf of the ALHS division is Dr. Deanne Collins, Dean of Allied Health
Also pictured: Allison Haynes, Disability Services & Student Life Coordinator and Wendy Schuster, Director of Curriculum, Instruction & Professional Development
Not pictured: Angelia McQuade, Distance Education Coordinator
Special thank you to our campaign sponsors:

  1. Lanier Technical College Student Government Association (SGA) for purchasing the three awards.
  2. Lanier Technical College Foundation for purchasing the magnets that are being given to faculty in all divisions.