Board and Officer Nominations for 2023

The NBA Nominating Committee will be preparing a slate of officers and directors to stand for election at the Fall 2023 NBA Professional Development Conference. If you, or someone you know, would be interested in the opportunity to serve NBA, please complete the form below. Available Positions The following positions are available to be filled:…

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Director and Officer Nominations for 2022

The NBA Nominating Committee will be preparing a slate of officers and directors to stand for election at the Fall 2022 NBA Professional Development Conference. If you, or someone you know, would be interested in the opportunity to serve NBA, please complete the form below. Available Positions The following positions are available to be filled.…

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CANCELED: 2021 Professional Development Conference

We are deeply disappointed to deliver the news that we are canceling our upcoming Professional Development Conference in San Antonio, Texas. This decision did not come easily and is a result of ever-increasing complications surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic. Please know that we miss all of you, we want to see you, and that it saddens…

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Nominate Our 2021 Lifetime Achievement Award Recipient

The National Braille Association is thankful for the countless men and women who have dedicated their lives to ensuring that individuals who are blind receive high quality braille. In 2011, we began to honor these individuals by presenting them with a Lifetime Achievement Award. Each year, one individual is selected to receive the NBA Lifetime Achievement Award. For 2021,…

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New Publication: Grade 1 and Capital Indicators

The National Braille Association is proud to announce the release of our newest publication from the Unified English Braille Literary Committee titled Grade 1 and Capital Indicators. In 40-pages, this publication takes readers through the process of learning more about grade 1 indicators and capital indicators, whether it be a simple or complex application. Since…

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New Training Video: BANA Guidelines for Early Educational Materials

At the end of last year, BANA released their new Guidelines for the Transcription of Early Educational Materials from Print to Braille. With new guidelines in place, it became imperative to not only learn the new guidelines, but also how to properly apply them to your transcription work. As we received more and more questions…

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NBA Launches New Program

The National Braille Association (NBA) is excited to announce the launch of its Prison Braille Program. The birth of this idea came from an acknowledgement that NBA’s traditional way of providing services is not accessible to many of the people who are preparing braille from behind the walls of a correctional institution. The program’s goal…

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Director and Officer Nominations for 2021

The NBA Nominating Committee will be preparing a slate of officers and directors to stand for election at the Fall 2021 NBA Professional Development Conference. If you, or someone you know, would be interested in the opportunity to serve NBA, please complete the form below. Available Positions The following positions are available to be filled.…

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New Publication Alert: But Why Not

If there have been moments when you’re unsure about using contractions with Unified English Braille you’re not alone! We have just released a new publication called But Why Not that aims to provide all the answers you need to understanding contractions. Rule 10 will tell you when and when not to use contractions, but what…

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