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March 2018 Webinars

By Chris Clemens | February 22, 2018
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During the month of March, we’ll be continuing to offer three short-length webinars at no cost to the public. As always, we’ll have our Braille Formats webinar on the first Friday of the month, a Music Braille webinar, and our rotating topic for this month will be Math and Science Braille. The webinars last on average about fifteen minutes and are intended to touch on an area of instruction that allows an attendee to learn a new skill (or update an old one) without needing to commit an extended amount of time. Anyone with an internet connection is invited to...

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February 2018 Webinars

By Chris Clemens | January 29, 2018
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During the month of February, we’ll be continuing to offer three short-length webinars at no cost to the public. As always, we’ll have our Braille Formats webinar on the first Friday of the month, a Music Braille webinar, and our rotating topic for this month will be Unified English Braille. The webinars last on average about fifteen minutes and are intended to touch on an area of instruction that allows an attendee to learn a new skill (or update an old one) without needing to commit an extended amount of time during their day. Anyone with an internet connection is...

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BULLETIN: No. 53, No. 4 – Winter 2017-18

By Chris Clemens | January 15, 2018
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The Winter 2017-18 NBA Bulletin (Vol. 53, No. 4) is now available for current NBA Members to download right from the Member’s Section of our website. Once you’re logged in, navigate to the Member’s Section using the link at the very top of your screen. Both PDF and BRF files are available to download right now! For those who receive the braille, print, and disc editions of the Bulletin, you should be receiving those editions within coming weeks. Remember: even if you receive any hardcopy form of the Bulletin, as a current member, you still have access to the digital edition....

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January 2018 Webinars

By Chris Clemens | December 27, 2017
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Looking to start off the New Year learning a few new tricks? Our three webinars this January are sure to get you engaged and on track for 2018! Though only current NBA members have full access to the archive of recorded webinars, we invite anyone to join us at no cost as they happen live. To attend one of the webinars, use the link within the descriptions below. Formats Friday – Tables Presenter: Cindi Laurent Friday, January 5, 2017 at 1:00p ET Description: This webinar will review the guidelines in Section 11.  We will look at different methods and formats for...

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December 2017 Webinars

By Chris Clemens | November 28, 2017
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We are wrapping up our inaugural year of webinars by offering our regular lineup of free, short-length trainings. As always, the following webinars are open to anyone with an internet connection, and are on a first come, first serve basis. No registration is required for our free trainings. Attendees can just simply tune in a few minutes prior to the start of the webinar using the information outlined below. If you’ve missed out on previous webinars, current NBA members can watch replays of all the free trainings we’ve done. To view the replays, sign in to our website and navigate...

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Submit Your Nominations to Serve on NBA’s Board of Directors

By Chris Clemens | November 17, 2017
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For over 70 years, the National Braille Association has been guided by a volunteer Board of Directors. It is now time to nominate individuals to fill the upcoming board vacancies that will be available in the Fall of 2018. Those selected to serve in the officer and director positions listed below will be installed at NBA’s Professional Development Conference in October, in Detroit, Michigan. We encourage all members of NBA to become involved in this nominating process by submitting the names of individuals for director positions and by selecting current directors to serve in officer positions. NBA is seeking nominations for the...

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BULLETIN: No. 53, No. 3 – Fall 2017

By Chris Clemens | November 6, 2017
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The Fall 2017 NBA Bulletin (Vol. 53, No. 3) is now available for current NBA Members to download right from the Member’s Section of our website. Once you’re logged in, navigate to the Member’s Section using the link at the very top of your screen. Both PDF and BRF files are available to download right now! For those who receive the braille, print, and disc editions of the Bulletin, you should be receiving those editions within coming weeks. Remember: even if you receive any hardcopy form of the Bulletin, as a current member, you still have access to the digital edition....

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November 2017 Webinars

By Chris Clemens | October 28, 2017
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This November, we have a great lineup of webinars that we are excited to share! We’ll have our regularly scheduled free, fifteen minute learning opportunities and also a lengthier training on Braille2000 available with a paid registration. As always, our Braille Bytes, Music Mondays, and Formats Friday webinars are free and open to anyone with an internet connection. Space is limited to the first 25 people who sign-in.  We encourage you to sign-in just a few minutes prior to the start time (no registration is required).  If you’re not able to join live, current NBA members can always watch the...

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October 2017 Webinars

By Chris Clemens | September 27, 2017
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October is going to be an exciting (and busy) one! During the last week of the month we’ll all be in Orlando, Florida for our annual Professional Development Conference. But, in those few weeks leading up to the conference, we’re going to be hosting three of our free, fifteen minute webinars! We’ll be continuing with the themed “Music Mondays” and “Formats Friday” webinars, and our third “Braille Bytes” which features a different topic each month. Please remember that these quick learning opportunities are open to anyone with an internet connection at no cost. Attendance is served on a “first arrived”...

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September 2017 Webinars

By Chris Clemens | August 31, 2017
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Following the positive feedback that we’ve been receiving from our members, NBA is continuing to expand our webinar offerings! We’ll continue to offer our monthly Braille Formats topic on the first Friday of each month, and a rotating topic once per month. But, now we’re adding to that lineup a monthly music braille webinar to assist those of you wanting to learn more about how to transcribe music. Starting with September, we’d like to introduce to you the efforts of our Music Braille Committee to bring yet another free educational opportunity that we’re calling “Music Mondays”. Plus, we’ve gotten great...

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Sponsors

The National Braille Association would like to thank these generous donors for helping to host our  2018 Professional Development Conference  in Detroit, Michigan