The Digital Accessibility Awareness & Skill Development Series is open at no cost to all Minnesota State employees across the system. By learning tools and watching what others have done, faculty and staff can gain the confidence that their course or business work is creating usable materials, able to be accessed by all. The series will offer the following opportunities:

Accessing Higher Ground Virtual Conference

November 20-22, 2019
Attend the 2019 Accessing Higher Ground (AHG) Virtual Conference by visiting one of the designated host sites throughout Minnesota State.
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Accessibility Webinars

A mix of recorded AHG sessions and local accessibility experts, each webinar will focus on a topic and will be followed by a facilitated dialogue.
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Accessibility Short Course

January 2020
A three-week course centered on creating accessible documents will be offered in the spring.

Accessibility Symposium

Spring 2020
Attend an Accessibility Symposium in the spring of 2020. More information coming soon.
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Some things you can expect:

  • Understand how campuses are creating multi-year plans to move towards being a digitally accessible campus
  • Learn applicable tools and practices to create your own accessible documents
  • Hear from experienced accessibility professionals throughout the country
  • Develop techniques and skills for fortifying software accessibility in the vendor procurement process

Coming soon: A request to participate in an Accessibility Practices Survey so we can better assess and serve campus needs.

Questions? Contact Lesley Blicker at