Virtual Trainings March / April 2021
VRCBVI - Live the Life You've Imagined
VRCBVI is pleased to offer virtual training opportunities through March and April, 2021!
All sessions are open to anyone and free of charge. Each training will begin at 1:00 pm and will end no later than 3:00 pm. Please check out and select events you'd like to attend, then tell us about yourself near the bottom of this form. You will receive a confirmation email containing login / call in information for each event you select. If you use Google Calendar, there is also a link you can use to create a reminder of the event, which we hope you'll take advantage of! If your email address is entered incorrectly, you will not receive this information successfully. Like our prior trainings, we will be using Zoom as our virtual platform. If any accommodations are needed, please contact Amy Phelps ( no later than fourteen days in advance of the training. And if you have any questions about the registration process or virtual training sessions, please contact Greg Chittum at 804-371-3204 or Finally, we offer certificates of participation to individuals who need to maintain professional certification. If you would like a certificate for a training you attend, please email with the title of the presentation, the beginning and ending codes, and the certification you are maintaining.

Virginia Rehabilitation Center for the Blind and Vision Impaired
Virtual Trainings - March / April, 2021
Mondays and Wednesdays
March 1 to April 28

Please note that there are no trainings scheduled March 29 or 31
Monday, April 26 - 1:00 to 2:30 (1 hour 30 minutes) Pre-ETS
Inside the Head and Heart of a Travel Instructor
This will be a spirited panel discussion which will include a small group of seasoned veterans from the orientation and mobility field. While hearing about triumphant experiences, rocky challenges, and tough learning opportunities, we hope to discover from our panel what it takes to become a competent, confident, and successful blind or vision impaired traveler.
Presenter: Becky Keller, Lead Orientation and Mobility Instructor
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Wednesday, April 28 - 1:00 to 3:00 (2 hours) Pre-ETS
Braille for Beginners 2
Grab your muffin tins or egg cartons and log on for part two of Braille for Beginners, an interactive intro to the Braille code. We will continue learning the letters of the Braille alphabet and introduce some more contractions. Let’s see if you can make your first sentence in Braille!
Presenter: Domonique Lawless, Braille Instructor
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