Health—General & Rehabilitative

Academy for Certification of Vision Rehabilitation & Education PROFES

Advancing professional competency so all people with visual impairment receive services from highly qualified professionals

Quick Facts

aka ACVREP

Tucson, AZ

Mission

To advance professional competency so all people with visual impairment receive services from highly qualified professionals.

Ruling Year

2002

President/CEO

Kathleen Zeider

Main Address

4380 N Campbell ave Suite 200

Tucson, AZ 85718 USA

Keywords

Certification of professionals providing services to visually impaired individuals

EIN

86-0987138

 Number

1518672439

Cause Area (NTEE Code)

Health - General and Rehabilitative N.E.C. (E99)

IRS Filing Requirement

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Programs + Results

What we aim to solve

The need for highly qualified professionals to provide services to individuals who are blind or have low vision so that those individuals may be successful in their educational and professional goals and be fully engaged in community life.

Our Sustainable Development Goals

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Our programs

What are the organization's current programs, how do they measure success, and who do the programs serve?

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

Certified Orientation & Mobility Specialiast "COMS"

Certified Low Vision Therapist "CLVT"

Certified Vision Rehabilitation Therapist "CVRT"

Certified Assistive Technology Instructional Specialist "CATIS"

Certified Deafblind Intervenor Specialist "CDBIS"

Certified Audio Describer "CAUDES"

Where we work

Charting Impact

Five powerful questions that require reflection about what really matters - results.

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

What is the organization aiming to accomplish?

What are the organization's key strategies for making this happen?

What are the organization's capabilities for doing this?

How will they know if they are making progress?

What have they accomplished so far and what's next?

All people who are blind or low vision receive services from highly qualified professionals

Establishing quality standards and certifying the professionals

In the past 5 years we have increased the number of certified professionals globally by 33% and are in the process of adding 2 new certifications

Progress is measured by the increase in the number of certified professionals and the number of countries that are engaged in certifying their professionals.

Increased certified professionals by 33% and expanded into 4 additional countries in the past 5 years. In the next 5 years we want to increase certified professionals globally by another 25% and add two more countries.

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Financials

Academy for Certification of Vision Rehabilitation & Education PROFES

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Operations

The people, governance practices, and partners that make the organization tick.

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Board Leadership Practices

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SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

BOARD ORIENTATION & EDUCATION

Does the board conduct a formal orientation for new board members and require all board members to sign a written agreement regarding their roles, responsibilities, and expectations?

Not Applicable

CEO OVERSIGHT

Has the board conducted a formal, written assessment of the chief executive within the past year?

Not Applicable

ETHICS & TRANSPARENCY

Have the board and senior staff reviewed the conflict-of-interest policy and completed and signed disclosure statements in the past year?

Not Applicable

BOARD COMPOSITION

Does the board ensure an inclusive board member recruitment process that results in diversity of thought and leadership?

Not Applicable

BOARD PERFORMANCE

Has the board conducted a formal, written self-assessment of its performance within the past three years?

Not Applicable