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Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) Training Announced

WSB call center trainingThe Assistive Technology Instructor program offered by World Services for the Blind is designed to effectively prepare the individual to successfully pass certification exams for the Microsoft Office applications, preparing an individual to function in an office environment or as a first-level application support specialist. The program includes training in Microsoft Windows with Microsoft Office products. Computer training is accomplished with the use of assistive technology such as screen-reading programs and magnification programs, depending on the individual’s needs.

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Assistive Technology Instructor (ATI) Training Announced

WSB call center trainingThe Assistive Technology Instructor program offered by World Services for the Blind is designed to prepare a person to work as an instructor of assistive technology at a rehabilitation facility, as a sales representative for an assistive technology vendor, or as an independent consultant for AT analysis, instruction or problem solving.

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World Service for the Blind Offering Training

WSB call center trainingWorld Service for the Blind has announced training for a Call Center Specialist.

Offering impeccable customer service is critical for any organization or company hoping to create and maintain a loyal customer base. World Services for the Blind’s seven-week call center training program imparts a vast skill set upon its participants so that, upon graduation, they are prepared to take on the role of call center customer service representative with confidence.

Get full description, prerequisites and more here.

Upcoming classes for the Call Center Specialist Program are scheduled as follows:
Class 1: August 3 - September 25 (final date to begin evaluation is July 6)
Class 2: September 28 - November 20 (final date to begin evaluation is August 31)

This training program is made possible by a grant from the Lions Club International Foundation (LCIF).

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FORSIGHT VISION’S JENNIFER ZACK WINS REGIONAL OPTOMETRIC SOCIETY AWARD

Jennifer ZackForSight Vision’s Jennifer Zack will be presented with the William Van Essen Award from the Central Pennsylvania Optometric Society on May 2 at a banquet in Hershey.

Jennifer is a clinical director at ForSight Vision, specializing in low vision assessment and intervention, optical and non-optical aids training, and management of low vision services

She was selected for the distinguished award for her “outstanding work … in the field of Low Vision Rehabilitation.” The society says the award “honors individuals … who have significantly served the visual welfare of the public.”

The award is named for Van Essen, who was a pioneer in the field of Optometrics. She will now be nominated for a state-wide award.

Jennifer has worked with ForSight Vision for almost eight years, originally starting as the organization’s director of program services, but soon took an interest in the low vision aspect of the agency. She has a Master’s degree in Organizational Development from Shippensburg University, and earned her Master’s degree in Low Vision Rehabilitation from Salus University (formerly the Pennsylvania College of Optometry) in Philadelphia. She is a Board Certified Low Vision Therapist through the Academy for Certification of Vision Rehabilitation & Educational Professionals; one of only 27 clinicians across the state to have earned this certification in the field.

Jennifer has established off-site low vision rehab services between ForSight Vision and other local eye care practices, including May Eye Care Center in Hanover and Gettysburg Ophthalmology Associates.

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